Jujutsu Kaisen Manga to Receive an Anime Adaptation

The Anime Series Is Set To Air On The 2nd Of October 2020.

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On November 25th, the 52nd issue of the Weekly Shonen JUMP announced that Gege Akutami’s Manga Series “Jujutsu Kaisen” will be receiving an Anime Series Adaptation. The 2nd Promotional Video for the anime was released this Friday on the Official Website of the Anime. “Jujutsu Kaisen” anime adaptation will be premiering in Japan on the 2nd of  October 2020 and will be broadcasted on MBS and TBS’s Super Animeism. Crunchyroll has obtained the license to stream the anime outside of Japan.

The Anime Adaptation of “Jujutsu Kaisen” has been picked up by Studio MAPPA, and will be Directed by Sunghoo Park while the Script for the Anime series will be written by Hiroshi Seko and finally the Designs for the Characters will be done by Tadashi Hiramatsu.

The Cast announced for the Anime Series Include:

  • Junya Enoki (known for voicing the role of Jack from Beastars) will be voicing the character of Yūji Itadori.
  • Yuma Uchida (known for voicing the role of Iori Kitahara from Grand Blue) will be voicing the character of Megumi Fushiguro.
  • Asami Seto (known for voicing the role of Raphtalia from The Rising Of The Shield Hero) will be voicing the character of Nobara Kugisaki.
  •  Yuichi Nakamura (known for voicing the role of Hotaro Oreki from Hyouka) will be voicing the character of Satoru Gojō.

Jujutsu Kaisen – What’s It All About?

Written and Illustrated by Gege Akutami, Jujutsu Kaisen, is a Japanese manga series that was serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen JUMP back in the month of March 2018. The Manga is being published in English simultaneously with its Japanese release by Shueisha on its Manga Plus website. Jujutsu Kaisen has released a total of 13 volumes consisting of 115 chapters with many more to come.

The story follows the life of an unnaturally athletic high school boy, Yujin Itadori, who despite is obvious talent in track and field refuses to take part in the club after school and instead joins the Occult Research Club. He joined the Occult research club mostly to pass time and spend his time with his seniors but this all changes his seniors undo a sealed talisman revealing a rotten finger which begins attracting curses to Yujin’s school.

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Yuuji Itadori (Left) And Megumi Fushiguro (Right) From The Manga “Jujutsu Kaisen”.

Curses are evil creatures that come to existence from negative emotions and are exorcised by Sorcerers. In order to prevent the curses from harming his friends, Yujin consumes the finger becoming the host of Sukuna but to everyone’s surprise, he doesn’t lose control of himself. Satoru Gojō, A High-Class Sorcerer, takes Yujin to the Tokyo Metropolitan Magic Technical College so he can consume all of the Sukuna and then later be killed once and for all.