About 15,000 people attended the midnight premiere of Jujutsu Kaisen 0 – Kudasai

On December 24 in Japan, the feature film produced by the studios MAP, Jujutsu Kaisen 0, was released in theaters. The midnight performance was also held nationwide in multiple well-known entertainment venues. Tickets for all twenty-eight theaters in fourteen cinemas in seven major cities were available for reservation at midnight on December 17 and sold out on the same day, denoting the excitement of the fans.

Eventually, the midnight screenings were expanded to 58 theaters by December 24, so it is estimated that at least 15,000 people saw the film in these first screenings. In Shinjuku, the setting for the feature film, the film was screened at midnight performances at the TOHO Cinemas Shinjuku and in the Shinjuku Wald 9. The first only had two theaters planned for the midnight premiere, but since tickets were sold out in a matter of minutes, it was increased to eight theaters. After 11:00 p.m. on December 23, around 2,000 people were already waiting at the facilities.

«Fans visiting the facilities would take photos holding character products and say phrases such as “I’ve been waiting for this day!”, “It hasn’t started and I’m already crying,” and “I’ll finally be able to see it!” the start of the functions. After the screening, fans could be seen moving and in tears at the exit, since the tape had given few indications of its content in its promotional videos», Narrates the chronicle of Oricon News.