UK distributor Anime Limited has announced that they will be distributing the 2020 TV anime series Jujutsu Kaisen for UK and Ireland for home video. The anime, based on Gege Akutami’s shonen jump manga series, will be released in two parts and available in two editions; a collector’s edition and a standard edition.
Part 1, scheduled for May 30, 2022, will cover Episodes 1-12 and will contain both Japanese audio with English subtitles and the Crunchyroll English dub. The series will also be self-written rather than reusing Viz Media Blu-ray discs, similar to how In/Spectrum is being processed.
The Collector’s Edition Blu-ray release comes with a hard box, digipack packaging to hold both Blu-ray discs and the soundtrack CD, along with 8 art cards and a 40-page booklet containing artwork and cast interviews. The SRP is £69.99 and is available for an early bird offer of £44.99 (or £40.50 if you’re an Anime (Un)Limited member) until Friday 8th April.
The Standard Edition Blu-ray version is priced at SRP £34.99 and is also available an early bird offer of £19.99 until Friday April 8.
“A boy fights… for “the good death”.
Difficulties, regrets, shame: the negative feelings that humans feel become curses that lurk in our daily lives. Curses are rampant all over the world, capable of leading people to terrible misfortunes and even death. Additionally, curses can only be exorcised by another curse.
Yuji Itadori is a boy with tremendous physical strength, despite living a completely ordinary high school life. One day, to save a classmate who was attacked by curses, he eats the finger of the double-sided specter, taking the curse into his own soul. From then on, he shares a body with the two-faced specter. Guided by the mightiest of wizards, Satoru Gojo, Itadori is admitted to Tokyo Jujutsu High School, an organization that fights Curses…and thus begins the heroic story of a boy who became a Curse to exorcise a Curse, a life he never knew. could never go back.
Plot Synopsis via Anime Limited
Jujutsu Kaisen is adapted by studio MAPPA and directed by Sunghoo Park, with Hiroshi Seko writing the screenplay and Hiroaki Tsutsumi, Yoshimasa Terui and Alisa Okehazama composing the music. The prequel volume of the series Jujutsu Kaisen 0 was also adapted into an anime but as a feature film, which was distributed in UK cinemas by Crunchyroll UK. Crunchyroll streams the series in dubbed and subtitled format on their website. A second season was recently announced for a 2023 exit window.
Source: Anime Limited Store