A Jujutsu Kaisen fan has named his newborn daughter after one of the most famous yet controversial female characters in the series, sparking much conversation on social media about the process. This.
Currently going viral on X (formerly Twitter), an Indonesian Jujutsu Kaisen fan named his daughter after second-year student Maki Zenin. According to the birth certificate shared online by the proud father, the baby girl’s official name is Maki Humaira Zenin. The online post, translated by social media user
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Notably, an Indonesian user named @/Ber1yan provided some context as to why the father in question named his daughter after the anime character, saying: “Obviously, the father is JJK fan of both parents and the reason he named his daughter that is because he wants his daughter to become a strong, protective, independent woman. She was born on Monday (Senin in Indonesian) so Zenin makes sense.”
Among the many strong female characters in Jujutsu Kaisen, Maki is considered one of the best in the series. Her desire to become the strongest Jujutsu witch is fueled by her tragic past growing up weak in the judgmental Zenin clan. Although Maki can be cold towards others, her heart is always in the right place. Maki always puts on a tough exterior to meet the expectations of her admirers, regardless of her true feelings inside.
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However, while Maki is indeed a perfect example of a strong, inspired female anime character, some Jujutsu Kaisen fans – joking and serious – have objected to the Indonesian father’s naming. His daughter is named after her because of a shocking development within the film. series. In the manga Jujutsu Kaisen, Maki destroyed her terrible clan after her father tried to kill her and her twin sister, Mai. However, Mai still sacrificed herself for Maki even though the two had been apart for a long time. Maki couldn’t help but be injured when her father cut off her right eye before being killed. In the Killing Game, Maki’s severed eye is finally healed.
This isn’t the first time an anime fan has named their child after a favorite character, as an Attack on Titan devotee previously went viral for naming their child after Eren Yeager. This also isn’t the first time the Jujutsu Kaisen fan community has drawn attention to their favorite series, with fans recently flooding a NASA Facebook post about the similarities between it and the sequel. opens Part 2 of the anime.
Seasons 1 and 2 of Jujutsu Kaisen are available to stream on Crunchyroll. VIZ Media licenses the Jujutsu Kaisen manga in North America.
Source: X (formerly Twitter)