“Kagurabachi,” the latest addition to Weekly Shonen Jump, has taken the manga world by storm with just one chapter. The story follows Chihiro, seeking revenge against a sorcerer clan and Yakuza linked to his father’s death, armed with his swordsmith legacy and encountering magical elements.
While its inaugural chapter laid foundational groundwork, it was the internet’s magic that propelled “Kagurabachi” to fame. Social media buzzed with comparisons to heavyweight titles like “Jujutsu Kaisen” and “One Piece” even before its release, capturing millions of fans’ attention.
As a result, “Kagurabachi” arrived on the scene with a pre-established fanbase. Currently, it holds a commendable seventh place on Manga Plus’s hot manga list, surpassing popular series like “Spy x Family” and “Dragon Ball Super.”
Author Hozono Takeru has acknowledged the meme-driven hype around his creation, with his active engagement on social media platforms. The feedback, ranging from “Greatest manga of all time” to heartfelt appreciation, underscores the series’ impactful debut.
While the long-term success of “Kagurabachi” remains uncertain, its early achievements are undeniably impressive. Takeru has already cultivated a dedicated following, thanks to the positive reception of the first chapter. For eager readers, the manga is available on the Manga Plus app or website. Brace yourselves for a captivating journey into the world of “Kagurabachi” that promises to leave an indelible mark in the realm of manga.
Source: Anime Senpai