Gege Akutami’s Jujutsu Kaisen has been one of the most anticipated animes of 2020. Needless to say, fans will not be disappointed. People were wondering why this extremely popular manga was not getting an anime series. However, that is no longer the case. The anime will be released and fans will get what they’ve been waiting for. Keep reading to know everything that you need to know for the release.
Jujutsu Kaisen Plot
We will do our best to not spoil anything about the show. The avid readers of the manga undoubtedly know the plot very well. However, there will definitely be a lot of new fans coming into the fandom because of the trailers and the show. As a result, this is just a short write-up for those people to get a general idea about what the plot of the show is.
The story will focus on Yūji Itadori. He is an extremely fit high school student living with his grandfather. Like a normal student, he regularly avoids activities he doesn’t like, such as a the track team. Instead of the track team, he joins the Occult Research Club so he can leave early to relax and meet his grandfather. After his grandfather dies, Yūji interprets that everyone deserves ‘a proper death’ from his grandfather’s lesson on his deathbed. Yūji then runs into a sorcerer. The sorcerer tells him that he’s made contact with a cursed talisman in his school.
Curses are creatures that bring out the negativity in people. Yūji and his friends had uncovered the talisman; a rotting finger at the Occult Club. To save a friend, Yūji swallows a finger because he can’t do anything else. As a result he becomes host to a powerful curse named Sukuna. However, despite embodying the curse, Yūji still has control over his body for the most part. Instead of an immediate death sentence from the sorcerers, it gets postponed. He gets enrolled in the Tokyo Metropolitan Magic Technical College. There, he begins his journey to destroy all the curses by consuming all of Sukuna’s fingers.
Jujutsu Kaisen Cast & Crew
Here is some information about the cast and crew involved in the new project.
- Animation Studio – MAPPA
- Director – Sunghoo Park
- Script Writer – Hiroshi Seko
- Character Designs – Tadashi Hiramatsu
- Composers – Hiroaki Tsutsumi, Yoshimasa Terui, and Arisa Okehazama
And here are the voice actors for the main characters:
- Yūji Itadori – Junya Inoki
- Megumi Fushiguro – Yuma Uchida
- Nobara Kugisaki – Asami Seto
- Satoru Gojo – Yuichi Nakamura
- Sukuna – Junichi Suwabe
- Kento Nanami – Kenjiro Tsuda
- Maki Zenin – Mikako Komatsu
- Toge Inumaki – Kōki Uchiyama
- Panda – Tomokazu Seki
Jujutsu Kaisen Release Date
With their trailers, MAPPA has confirmed that the first season will release in October. Before there were doubts about when in October but that’s not the case anymore. Viewers will be able to watch this long-awaited anime on 2 October 2020. The best part is that it is not just for viewers in Japan. Fans in Japan and international fans will be able to stream it on the same day. Are you excited? Because we are!
Jujutsu Kaisen Where To Watch
Jujutsu Kaisen Trailer
There are not one, not two, but three official trailers. Check them all out below (and yes, they’re in order).
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