Jujutsu Kaisen 0 movie sales reach 5.8 billion yen, more than 4.3 million tickets sold

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The Jujutsu Kaisen 0 The previous film reached over 5.8 billion yen (approximately $ 50.1 million) in gross sales. It sold over 4.3 million tickets just 11 days after its December 24, 2021 release. In its first three days, the film became the second-highest grossing film in Japan behind last year’s. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train.

This makes Jujutsu Kaisen 0 one of the best-selling animated film adaptations. It officially surpassed last year’s Evangelion 3.0 + 1.0, which grossed 3.3 billion yen in its first week. In addition, Jujutsu Kaisen 0 grossed 2.6 billion yen (roughly $ 22.4 million) in its first three days. By comparison, the only film to surpass sales Jujutsu Kaisen 0 at the same time is Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train to 4.62 billion yen.

Jujutsu Kaisen 0 is the film adaptation of Kaisen Jujutsu prequel manga from creator Gege Akutami of the same name. He follows Yuta Okkotsu, a new student at Tokyo Metropolitan Curse Technical School. The powerful ghost of a dead childhood sweetheart haunts Okkotsu, who must find a way to control his curse for good. The veteran voice actor Evangelion fame Megumi Ogata voices the character.

MAPPA hosted the film and is currently in charge of the animated series as well. MAPPA has worked on other notable anime franchises including Chainsaw Man and the upcoming season finale of Attack on Titan.

Jujutsu Kaisen 0 is available to watch in Japanese theaters. There is no confirmed western release date.

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