The director behind the next Jujutsu Kaisen 0 the film features new content never seen before in manga or anime releases! When the series’ first season ended earlier this year, it was announced that the franchise would make its theatrical debut with an adaptation of the original limited series that Gege Akutami released before finalizing all the details of the main serialization. by Jujutsu Kaisen. in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine years later. This story will not only be Yuta Okkotsu’s first introduction for many fans, but it won’t be the only new thing to expect.
Jujutsu Kaisen 0 will adapt this official prequel series, and while this is the first introduction for many fans, the director behind the film, Sunghoo Park (who returns from directing the animated series), has announced that there will be new material that will wasn’t explored in the first season of the anime and material that fans of the manga won’t expect either. In a special message during the ABEMA special for the upcoming film in Japan (as translated by @soukatsu_ on Twitter), Park opened up about the kinds of new things fans can hope to see.
First, Park teased that one of the highlights of the film’s story was the relationship between Satoru Gojo and Suguru Geto, which was never shown in the anime’s first season. The same goes for the manga (with an arc specific to the two coming shortly after the Death Painting Arc), but the manga had the prequel series advantage setting the stage for both of the main series. Which means the film will fill in any significant gaps on the two that were only touched upon in the first season.
The juiciest tease, however, comes from what Park says about new material in the movie not seen in the manga, “There may also be some whole new unique portrayals in the movie so that even those who have already read the original manga can enjoy watching to their heart’s content. Park has played coy on what this new material could potentially be, so fans will definitely want to tune in to the film not only for what it reveals about the past, but also for what it could do to flesh it out further. ‘anime for the future.
But what do you think? Are you curious to see what kind of new material will be in Jujutsu Kaisen 0? Does that make you more excited for the movie? Let us know all your thoughts on this in the comments! You can even contact me directly about anything animated and other cool stuff. @Valdezologie on Twitter!