Next Jujutsu Kaisen Chapter Countdown – Chapter 248


by Drew Kopp
Images: Gege Akutami / Shueisha / VIZ Media, Remixed by Attack of the Fanboy

The fate of Hiromi Higuruma may have been decided in Jujutsu Kaisen Chapter 247. However, while the fallen defense attorney may not have stood a chance against the King of Surces, his final act may have given Yuji Itadori everything he needed to take Sukuna down for good.

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If the end of Jujutsu Kaisen Chapter 247 is anything to go by, Yuji and Sukuna are finally about to come to blows. Here’s everything you need to know about the countdown and release date of Jujtusu Kaisen Chapter 248!

Jujutsu Kaisen Chapter 248 Release Date and Countdown

Jujutsu Kaisen Chapter 248 will be released on Sunday, January 28th, at 8 AM PT / 11 AM ET. This marks the first break in Jujutsu Kaisen‘s 2024 schedule. Late last year, series creator Gege Akutami stated that their addition to the Dark Shonen Trio will end by December of this year, and it’s unclear if this break will impact that prediction in any meaningful way.

2024 will be a big year for Jujutsu Kaisen, and fans worldwide will undoubtedly want to be there to see where each turn the story’s final act takes will lead. This handy release chart outlines when new chapters of Jujutsu Kaisen become available in every country the series is (officially) available in, so check it out if you want to know!

RELATED: Jujutsu Kaisen Manga Release Date Schedule 2024: When You Can Expect New Chapters

Time ZoneRelease Time
Pacific Time (Los Angeles, Vancouver)8:00 AM PST
Mountain Time (Calgary, Denver)9:00 AM MST
Central Time (Chicago, Regina)10:00 AM CST
Eastern Time (New York, Toronto)11:00 AM EST
Atlantic Time (Halifax, Fredericton)12:00 PM AST
Brazil (Brasília Time)12:00 PM BST
UK and Ireland4:00 PM GMT
Europe5:00 PM CEST
Moscow6:00 PM MSK
India8:30 PM IST
Vietnam and Thailand10:00 PM ICT
Philippines11:00 PM PHT
Jujutsu Kaisen Chapter 248
Release Date Countdown

Where to Read Jujutsu Kaisen Chapter 247

Jujutsu Kaisen is available on several websites, and the most accessible and user-friendly is Viz Media. Unfortunately, unless you pay for a premium subscription, you’ll be limited in the number of chapters you can read. Another safe option is Manga Plus to avoid buying a subscription.

Jujutsu Kaisen Chapter 248 Recap

Images: Gege Akutami / Shueisha / VIZ Media

Recognizing Higuruma as his most pressing threat, Sukuna targets the defense attorney with everything he’s got. When Yuji intervenes, Sukuna unleashes a devastating new attack: Scales of the Dragon Recoil: Twin Meteors, a mockery of Satoru Gojo‘s signature move, Hollow Technique: Purple. As the dust settles, we’re shown a gruesome full-page panel of a bloody, one-armed Higuruma struggling to stand.

Fortunately, a last-minute save by Choso gives Higuruma a chance to stab one of Sukuna’s hands with the Executioner’s Balde. Unfortunately, Sukuna cancels out the attack by preemptively severing his arm. He then hits Higuruma point-blank with Dismantle, carving the lawyer to ribbons.

However, before he falls in a manner entirely similar to Kento Nanami, Higuruma tosses the Executioner’s Blade to Yuji. Adamantly declaring that he’s a Jujutsu Sorcerer, Sukuna’s former vessel plunges the Executioner’s Blade into the King of Curses back, ending the chapter.

- This article was updated on January 4th, 2024

About The Author

Drew Kopp has been a writer at Attack of the Fanboy for three months and has covered Baldur's Gate 3, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and Ahsoka. He has a Bachelor's in Creative Writing and loves writing about indie games and celebrity gossip. When he isn't writing, he can be found reading fantasy books or rocking out as Bard in Dungeons & Dragons.