After a mysterious countdown, Toho’s animation revealed a new trailer for the upcoming JUJUTSU KAISEN 0 film, featuring a big screen adaptation of Gege Akutami’s JUJUTSU KAISEN 0 manga. This one highlights more of the prequel’s story and voice cast, as well as King Gnu’s theme song “Itto,” so check it out below as we wait for the film to open in Japan on December 24.
MAPPA returns to animate JUJUTSU KAISEN 0, with director Sunghoo Park at the helm and Toho distributing the film in theaters in Japan. The anime film was announced at the end of the JUJUTSU KAISEN TV anime series. The movie is scheduled to premiere on December 24.
- Animation Studio: MAPPA Co., Ltd.
- Director: Sunghoo Park
- Script Writer: Hiroshi Seko
- Character Designs: Tadashi Hiramatsu
- Music: Hiroaki Tsutsumi, Yoshimasa Terui, and Arisa Okehazama
- Assistant Director: Yui Umemoto
- Sound Director: Akiko Fujita
- Editor: Keisuke Yanagi
- Art Director: Junichi Higashi
- Color Director: Chikako Kamata
- Photographic Director: Teppei Ito
- CGI Director: Kentaro Kimura
- CGI Producer: Yusuke Tannawa
- Animation Producer: Keisuke Seshita
- Music Producer: Takeki Kobayashi
- Yuta Okkotsu: Megumi Ogata
- Rika Orimoto: Kana Hanazawa
- Maki Zenin: Mikako Komatsu
- Toge Inumaki: Koki Uchiyama
- Panda: Tomokazu Seki
- Satoru Gojo: Yuichi Nakamura
- Suguru Geto: Takahiro Sakurai
Jujutsu Kaisen (呪 術 廻 戦) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Gege Akutami, serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shōnen Jump since March 2018. The Jujutsu Kaisen chapters are compiled and published by Shueisha, with seventeen volumes of tankōbon published as of October 2021.
The story follows high school student Yuji Itadori as he teams up with a secret organization of Jujutsu Sorcerers to kill a powerful Curse named Ryomen Sukuna, of whom Yuji becomes the host. Jujutsu Kaisen is a sequel to Akutami’s Tokyo Metropolitan Curse Technical School, serialized in Shueisha’s Jump GIGA from April to July 2017, then compiled into a tankōbon volume, as Jujutsu Kaisen 0, in December 2018.