Gege Akutami of Jujutsu Kaisen has 3 major inspirations in the world of anime.

Gege Akutami is the renowned mangaka of Jujutsu Kaisen. One of the most watched anime series of the last year on Crunchyroll, and one of the best-selling manga of 2023. Like any great work, the authors have always received some kind of inspiration to create it.

In Gege Akutami&;s case, he received inspiration from 3 different avenues when creating Jujutsu Kaisen. Gege Akutami revealed some time ago, which manga and anime works have inspired him. And these would be:

  • Evangelion
  • Hunter x Hunter
  • Bleach

This was said by the author in a personal interview some time ago, since he considered that these 3 projects served him to give a certain shape to his personal one, and the truth is that it did not turn out badly, seeing today the international success that Jujutsu Kaisen has.

That is why Gege Akutami has been able to adapt the story in such incredible and surprising ways, always catching his audience by surprise.