7 reasons why ‘Jujutsu Kaisen 0’ is the best anime movie of recent years

The prequel film of the anime series ‘Jujutsu Kaisen’ hits theaters in Spain this May 27.

The wait has been long since it premiered in Japan in 2021, but it’s finally here Jujutsu Kaisen 0 to theaters in Spain thanks to Sony Pictures in collaboration with Crunchyroll and it’s going to be a great event for anime fans jujutsu kaisen.

The story is set a year before what happened in the series, focusing mainly on the story of yuta okkotsua teenager with a curse that has accompanied him since he was a child and who ends up using it in his favor thanks to being accepted into the Tokyo Institute of Sorcery.

Jujutsu Kaisen 0 has already been a worldwide success, raising more than $185 million after its premiere in Japan and in the United States and Latin America. Thus achieving that the film has been made with the seventh place of the highest grossing anime film in the world. And it still has to be released in Spain.

Although it is one of the compelling reasons to go see it at the cinema, we have gathered eight reasons why Jujutsu Kaisen 0 It is considered one of the best anime films of recent years:

1. ‘Jujutsu Kaisen 0’ is the best opportunity to start delving into the world of the series

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If it has always caught your attention jujutsu kaisenbut you have never had the opportunity to start it, what better way to do it with Jujutsu Kaisen 0. The film is a perfect starting point to delve into the world of Gege Akutami’s sorcerers.

But for fans already of the anime, they can catch the subtle foreshadowings and parallels throughout the film as to what lies ahead for the main story. Also noteworthy is the post-credits scene that connects with the future of the anime series.

2. Yuta Okkotsu is the perfect lead for this movie

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Yuta Okkotsu is, without a doubt, the perfect protagonist of Jujutsu Kaisen 0. Interestingly, Gege Akutami initially intended him to be the protagonist of the main series instead of Yūji Itadori. However, it is much better that he be the protagonist of this prequel than the entire series.

Okkotsu will steal the hearts of all viewers thanks to its story that is not only about sorcery and curse hunting. He tries to get stronger, bolster self-confidence, form important bonds, and take responsibility in the name of love.

3. The action scenes are perfectly executed

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The fight scenes in Jujutsu Kaisen 0 are perfectly choreographed and synchronized in a masterful way, in the purest style MAPPA, the studio behind the anime series, Shingeki no Kyojin or the next Chainsaw Man.

This experience radically changes from a small television screen to the big screen of the cinema. So being able to fully enjoy these perfectly executed and wonderfully animated scenes is a great experience.

4. The soundtrack is just amazing

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anime series jujutsu kaisen It was already recognized for its memorable soundtrack and Jujutsu Kaisen 0 was not going to be less, maintaining this characteristic of fiction and even surpassing it in terms of what is traditionally expected of Jujutsu Kaisen.

Hiroaki Tsutsumi and several other artists have been responsible for creating this perfect soundtrack that captures the essence of the film perfectly. While other anime movies tend to have soundtracks that can be a bit off, with Jujutsu Kaisen 0 it doesn’t happen at any time.

5. The film reveals important events that happened in the past

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In the anime series, Yuta Okkotsu’s name appears quite frequently. Megumi states that Yuta is the only senior that she can come to respect. Due to his strength, he was too powerful to participate in the event that occurs in the first season.

The film thus provides context to Yuta’s reputation. Besides,

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6. The film faithfully and perfectly adapts the manga

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The most ardent fans of jujutsu kaisen who wear their sleeve up to date, can be in luck because it perfectly adapts the volume on which it is based. The source material has been adapted very carefully and even exceeding the expectations of the fans.

The film fully grasps the importance of the content to the main plot. However, in a broader scheme, Jujutsu Kaisen 0 it overcomes this detail mainly thanks to the magnificent animation and the expert creation of its characters.

7. You get to further explore familiar characters

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For fans who have seen Jujutsu Kaisen, this movie further explores characters already known and loved by many people, thus getting to know more about, for example, Suguru Geto or Satoru Gojo. The film delves into their stories, making even shine too Maki Zenin, Toge Inumaki and Panda.

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