A new trailer for the upcoming prequel film “Jujutsu Kaisen 0” was released today on TOHO Animation’s YouTube channel, introducing the theme song by King Gnu.
Jujutsu Kaisen 0: Film to be released in December 2021
The film, which opens in Japanese theaters on December 24, 2021, is being directed by Seong-Hu Park (“The God of High School”) at Studio MAPPA (Kakegurui, Jujutsu Kaisen, Chainsaw Man, & Attack on Titan), just like the series. Hiroshi Seko is penning the script, while Tadashi Hiramatsu is responsible for character design.
The big screen spin-off to the hit shonen film adapts the prequel “Jujutsu Kaisen 0: Jujutsu High” from the original manga by Gege Akutami. Megumi Ogata (Shinji Ikari in “Evangelion”) can be heard as Yuta Okkotsu. In addition, all of the voice actors from the main series are reprising their roles.
The 24-episode anime series “Jujutsu Kaisen” aired on Japanese television between October 2020 and March 2021. The original manga series was penned by Gege Akutami.
Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Trailer
Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Plot
Yuta Okkotsu is a shy high school student suffering from a serious problem – his childhood friend Rika has turned into a curse and won’t leave him alone. Since Rika is no ordinary curse, his plight is noticed by Satoru Gojo, a teacher at Jujutsu High, a school where aspiring exorcists learn how to fight curses.
Gojo convinces Yuta to enroll, but can he learn in time to confront the curse that haunts him?