Even though it was a big hit, there are surprisingly few works that have been popular in the series. Some of the works have been pushed to on the verge of discontinuation due to their sluggish popularity. This time, we will introduce 3 such manga that was a big hit from the verge of discontinuation. It may be said that these works found a way to go and became a big hit because they experienced the dark ages.
Gege Akutami Jujutsu Kaisen The first thing I would like to introduce is Jujutsu Kaisen serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump. Nowadays, the cumulative total of comics has exceeded 45 million copies, and anime is also a huge hit. However, the author, Gege Akutami, confessed on a television program that he was on the verge of censoring in the early stages. According to Dr. Akutami, the crisis was already imminent at the time of the fourth episode. From the 6th episode after that, we will enter the Curly Womb Taiten Hen that fights against the special-grade spirits that appeared in the Juvenile Training School, but it is said that we also entered early to raise the gear. Speaking of curse womb heaven, it was shocking that it was announced that one of them died at the end of episode 5. And in the last of Curly Womb Taiten Hen, a stimulating development awaits that the double-sided inn in the main character, Yuhito Torakane, takes the initiative in the body, digs out his own heart and dies. I will. After that, the tiger cane was revived after a contract with the inn, but when it was discontinued, the tiger cane was really going to end the story dead. From the standpoint of knowing how popular it is now, I feel like it makes me laugh, but I’m just relieved that it’s not a wasteful end. Hideaki Sorachi Gintama Next, Gintama was serialized in Jump until 2018. Although it was a popular work that made a hit in animation and live-action movies, in fact, it was driven to the point of discontinuation at the beginning of the serialization. Jump is a system in which popularity votes are conducted by weekly questionnaires, and works are basically posted in order of popularity. However, when the new series starts, it will be posted in a high position for the first few weeks regardless of the questionnaire. After the correction is cut off, it will be cut off if it continues near the bottom. According to what Professor Hideaki Sorachi answered in an interview, Gintama was not so popular as to say, I think I survived well. In fact, looking at the order of publication, after the 8th week, it is 14th, 10th, 16th, 14th, 17th, 18th, and it is in a dangerous state of wandering around the bottom. did. Under such circumstances, the 17th lesson, Hanami Kai, was posted with a match. At the time when Gintoki Sakata and the Shinsengumi performed tapping and wearing a janken pon to take a place for cherry blossom viewing, the Gintama where unique characters collide with each other was fully demonstrated. It was. After that, the order of publication was improved, and it became firmly established as a popular work.