The Jujutsu Kaisen franchise has already developed a solid fan base across the world. With its new movie releasing on December 24th, 2021, and a second season announced, the series seems to be at its peak. However, the health condition of Gege Akutami is a considerate problem for the fandom. Jujutsu Kaisen Chapter 162 will be delayed this week. Apart from this, we hope Akutami sensei’s health doesn’t deteriorate any further.
Jujutsu Kaisen Chapter 161 Recap
The 161st chapter of the manga was released on October 3rd, 2021, in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump. This chapter featured Yuji Itadori and Megumi Fushiguro entering the Culling games. In addition, we also saw a brief introduction to some in-game characters. Jujutsu Kaisen Chapter 162 will throw more light on these characters.
Chapter 162 starts with an unknown character stating her superiority to another in-game participant Alma. On the other side, Yuji and Itadori have a chat about the participants and obstructions they’ll face upon entering the game. Finally, the duo arrives at the arena. On arriving, Yuji and Megumi meet Kogane, a character who introduces them to the Culling game. With this, the pair enters the game to achieve their goals. However, they get separated because the game spawns the contestants in nine different checkpoints.
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Nevertheless, the duo doesn’t get any time to think about the situation. Yuji and Megumi are straightaway attacked by some participants who wait for new prey to appear. However, both Yuji and Fushiguro fend off their attackers. In addition, Megumi makes a new accomplice Remi who seems to be a high schooler. Let’s see how Jujutsu Kaisen Chapter 162 continues this storyline next week.
Jujutsu Kaisen Chapter 162 Release Date:
The health conditions of manga writers are always prioritized by the publishers. Since they work day in and day out, a drawback in health is expected. Writers like Eiichiro Oda of One Piece and Kohei Hirokishi of My Hero Academia also face such problems. Jujutsu Kaisen Chapter 162 would have been released on October 10th, but the date has been shifted to October 17th, 2021. The manga can be read online globally on Viz Media and Manga Plus.