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Jujutsu Kaisen Season 1 aired its last episode on March 27 this year. The show ended on a spectacular and action-packed team-up between Itadori and Kugisaki leaving our jaws on the floor. Jujutsu Kaisen is celebrated for its beautiful animation, fantastic action, immensely likeable characters and fresh storyline. It quickly became a fan favourite and quickly rose on top of every popularity chart. With the announcement of the Jujutsu Kaisen movie, let’s explore what we know so far.
Jujutsu Kaisen Movie Release Date
There is no official release date set for the movie as of yet. However, it can be expected to be released in Japan by early 2022. Since we do not have an official release date yet, we can’t be sure how or when the film will be distributed outside of Japan. But considering the anime’s popularity, we can safely assume there will be a worldwide dubbed release by mid 2022.
While we might have to wait for a while before we get to see our Jujutsu Sorcerers on-screen, it is reassuring to know the movie will be animated by MAPPA studio. MAPPA is known for many well-appreciated anime series such as Yuri on Ice, Jujutsu Kaisen and Attack on Titan’s last season.
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Jujutsu Kaisen Movie Teaser Trailer
A teaser trailer for Jujutsu Kaisen : 0, the movie came out on March 26, 2021, along with the movie’s announcement. The teaser shows animated stills from the manga. It opens with a voiceover from Geto announcing a night parade of 100 demons on 24th December 2017. This is followed by Gojo’s voiceover, seemingly talking to Yuta Okkotsu.
The movie is going to be a prequel set a year before the events of Jujutsu Kaisen the anime.
You can check out the teaser trailer for Jujutsu Kaisen 0 through the link below.
What is Jujutsu Kaisen 0 About
Gege Akutami first created Jujutsu Kaisen 0: Jujutsu High with the intention of it being a short series. Due to its unexpected popularity, Akutami released the now well known shonen series, Jujutsu Kaisen. Following its release, all chapters of the prequel series were compiled and released as Jujutsu Kaisen Volume 0.
The story follows 16 year old Yuta Okkotsu. He is an awkward, nervous high school student going through a serious problem. That is, the spirit of his childhood friend Rika has turned into a powerful curse who wouldn’t leave him alone. After a certain accident, Jujutsu Sorcerers apprehend Yuta. However, Satoru Gojo intervenes and has Yuta join Jujutsu High.
The story will give us a glimpse into Gojo’s past as well as Geto’s relation with Jujutsu High. Additionally we might get to see some much needed screentime for our favourite trio, Inumaki, Maki and Panda.
Where Can I Watch Jujutsu Kaisen Movie
The movie is set to release in winter 2021 in Japan. We should keep in mind that Demon Slayer: Mugen Trai was first released in Japan, followed by a worldwide release. A worldwide release of Jujutsu Kaisen 0 could be in early 2022.
Currently, Demon Slayer: Mugen Train is set to release on various platforms, including Apple TV, Google Play, PlayStation Store and Amazon, Vudu and Microsoft Store.If we assume Jujutsu Kaisen 0 will release theatrically around the world in Spring 2022, then we can expect the movie to release on streaming platforms by Summer 2022.
We will update this article as soon as more information on the Jujutsu Kaisen 0 movie is confirmed, so keep checking back in!
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