Maki Zenin comes to life in an impressive and terrifying Jujutsu Kaisen cosplay.
Created and posted on Reddit by Kerocchi, the cosplay recreates the outfit the powerful Jujutsu high school student wore before the devastating events of the Shibuya story. It highlights the character’s preferred weapon type weapon. Because Maki was born without cursed energy and cannot see cursed spirits, she relies on special tools to act as a witch.
Gege Akutami’s Jujutsu Kaisen manga first appeared in Shueisha’s Weekly Shōnen Jump in March 2018 and may publish its final chapter this year. The story follows high school student Yuji Itadori, who is recruited by a group of Jujutsu witches after he eats one of the withered and rotten fingers of Ryomen Sukuna, the undisputed Cursed King.
Jujutsu Kaisen is a global bestseller
With over 70 million copies in circulation worldwide, Jujutsu Kaisen rivals Ken Wakui’s Tokyo Revengers and Hiro Mashima’s Fairy Tail as one of the best-selling manga ever. Akutami’s series has also consistently taken the top spot on the New York Times Best Sellers list and performed very well with critics. In fact, the manga won the Tsutaya Comic Award in 2019 and received a nomination for the Tezuka Osamu Culture Award in 2021.
The first season of studio MAPPA’s Jujutsu Kaisen anime adaptation premiered in October 2020, winning Best Ending, Best Villain, and Anime of the Year at that year’s Crunchyroll Anime Awards. It stars Junya Enoki (Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury) as Itadori, Mikako Komatsu (Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro) as Maki and Junichi Suwabe (Why Raeliana ended up in the Palace) Duke’s mansion) as Sukuna.
The highly anticipated second season of Jujutsu Kaisen will premiere as part of the upcoming 2023 summer anime series. Part of the story will go back in time and focus on Suguru Geto and Satoru Gojo’s time as students at Jujutsu High School; The first trailer introduces an action-packed and humorous story while also providing a glimpse into Gojo’s brutal confrontation with Toji Fushiguro. Despite initial rumors, veteran voiceover Takahiro Sakurai (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba) reprized his iconic Geto role alongside Yūichi Nakamura (Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma) as Gojo .
The Jujutsu Kaisen manga is distributed in North America by VIZ Media, and its English translation is available on the Manga Plus online platform. Anime by MAPPA can be found on Crunchyroll.