The Witch Watch stage at Jump Festa 2024 will feature Mikako Komatsu. Komatsu is best known for her roles as Maki Zenin (Jujutsu Kaisen), Seishirou Tsugumi (Nisekoi) and Rebecca Bluegarden (Edens Zero). The Witch Watch stage is scheduled to take place from 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (JST) at Jump Studio Stage on Saturday, December 16, 2023.
Kenta Shinohara’s Witch Watch began serialization in Weekly Shonen Jump in 2021 and has since released a series totaling 135 and 14 volumes. New simulpub chapters are released every Sunday on both the official Shonen Jump app and the MANGAPlus app. VIZ Media licensed the series in English in 2021 and has since published the first 7 volumes. The Witch Watch manga currently has over 2 million copies in circulation as of December 2023.
VIZ Media describes the plot of the Witch Watch manga as follows:
Morihito Otogi’s family is descended from a long line. ogre, and he has the inhuman strength to prove it. One day, his father came to him with the life-changing news that he was about to become acquainted with his childhood friend, the teenage wizard Nico. He must live under the same roof with her and protect her from anything and anyone who might try to harm her. Meanwhile, Nico is excited to live with the love of his life, even if her crush is unrequited—Morihito is so serious in his mission to protect her that any romance would be a uphill battle. But he has every reason to be serious, because Nico has a prophecy of doom hanging over her head!
Source: Jump Festa 2024
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