Jujutsu Kaisen Trailer Reveals Anime’s First Live-Action Draft

The world of Jujutsu Kaisen became a major player in the realm of shonen anime, despite the fact that the story of Yuji Itadori and his Jujutsu Tech comrades only made it to the pages of Weekly Shonen Jump few years ago. Now, thanks to the crazy popularity of the franchise, Jujutsu Kaisen is set to receive its first live-action adaptation, with an upcoming stage play featuring a cast that is the spitting image of the popular series’ heroes and villains.

Not only has the upcoming play released its cast list, but it has also given fans of the animated series a glimpse of some of the wild characters that will be brought to life, with many receiving prosthetics and makeup in order to bring the most supernatural characters to life for the first time. Characters such as Panda, Sukuna, Jogo, and Hanami are the spitting image of their anime counterparts, while the series’ more human-like heroes and villains are also given aesthetics to match the characters they’re based on. spirit of the creator Gege. Akutami.

The unofficial Jujutsu Kaisen Twitter account has shared the new thirty-second trailer for the upcoming play, which is set to take place at the Galaxy Theater in Tokyo from July 15-31, with a later performance at Mielparque Hall in Osaka from August 4 to August 14:

On the other hand, Twitter user KaiKaiKitan has shared the cast list with the new images of Jujutsu Kaisen’s heroes and villains who will be making their first live appearances via this upcoming play set to arrive this summer in Japan. :

Jujutsu Kaisen is just one of many anime franchises that have been given their own set pieces, along with Shonen series such as My Hero Academia, Naruto, Demon Slayer and Rurouni Kenshin receive live adaptations in the same vein. Although these plays have yet to come to North America, the medium of anime continues to grow in popularity in the West, so perhaps we will one day see these anime adaptations come to our corner of the country. .

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