On 2 February 2021, the Twitter account of Elex Media’s editor of comics has posted a list of the publisher’s ten best-selling comic books in the month of January 2021. The first volume of Jujutsu Kaisen, which was released on 20 January 2021, takes the first place in the list.

The other comic books that takes the top ten spots in January 2021 are Kung Fu Boy Legends (Tekken Chinmi Legends) volume 26 (released on 6 January 2021), Spy x Family volume 2 (released on 6 January 2021), Dragon Ball Super volume 11 (released on 13 January 2021), Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba volume 4 (released on 27 January 2021), The Quintessential Quintuplets volume 8 (released on 20 January 2021), Hanako Sepulang Sekolah (Houkago Shounen Hanako-kun) (released on 6 January 2021), Detective Conan two-in-one omnibus vol. 5 (released on 20 January 2021), Boruto volume 8 (released on 27 January 2021), and Fairy Tail 100 Years Quest volume 3 (released on 20 January 2021). Jujutsu Kaisen, Spy x Family, Dragon Ball Super, Demon Slayer, The Quintessential Quintuplets, Detective Conan omnibus, Boruto, and Fairy Tail 100 Years Quest printed on book paper and retail for IDR 40,000 (about US$ 2.8), except for Spy x Family vol. 2 which retails for IDR 45,000 (about US$ 3.2) and Detective Conan omnibus which retails for IDR 65,000 (about US$ 4.6). Kung Fu Boy Legends retails for IDR 25,000 (about US$ 1.8).

Jujutsu Kaisen manga tells the story of Yuji Itadori, a student who lives a world where anger, hate, negative emotions from negative energy called Curse, which can bring disaster in the world. Itadori’s life then changed as he becomes a student at a school that trains Curse exterminators. The manga is serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump and has been collected into 14 volumes at the time of this writing. An anime adaptation began airing in October 2020.

The Indonesian Anime Times

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