It’s finally available on Crunchyroll!
Jujutsu Kaisen 0 can finally be enjoyed officially via streaming, through Crunchyroll has been available since Wednesday, September 21, 2022. To celebrate the announcement, the Crunchyroll YouTube channel has released a trailer celebrating this great moment for the franchise. If for reasons of the pandemic you could not enjoy it in theaters, you can now do it from home.
Jujutsu Kaisen 0 adapts the main series prequel manga created by Gege Akutami. The film focuses on Yuta Okkotsuki, who is a student at Gojo. When Yuta was a child, his childhood friend Rika died in front of him in a car accident. He later experienced Rika’s curse, which caused her to transform into a cursed spirit.
However, his fate takes an interesting turn when Gojo-sensei welcomes Yuta to the magical high school and vows to end Rika’s curse there. Although, yuta unaware of Gojo-sensei’s true intentionsseems to confirm that he will be able to learn to control his new abilities thanks to him and his companions like Panda, Maki and Inumaki.
Also, Suguru Geto, the main villain of the entire franchise, who pursues the dream of creating a world with only shamans, appears at the jujutsu school and announces that the Hundred Demons Night Parade will begin on December 24.. Which makes everything a race against time.
In March 2018, Gege Akutami premiered the Jujutsu kaisen manga series in Weekly Shonen Jump. But this film is based on a one-shot manga that launched in Shueisha’s Jump Giga magazine in April 2017. The anime adaptation of the series was picked up by Studio Mappa and debuted in 2020. Mappa Studio also provided the animation for the movie 0. Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2 will be released in 2023.
Jujutsu Kaisen 0, a success like few others in anime
After more than 157 days in Japanese theaters, Jujutsu Kaisen 0 has come to an end today with final screenings in Japan. Although it was recently released in Spain, it has been around for a long time in other regions such as Mexico, the United States, Canada and Latin America. However, the data from Mantan Web They show that he will go through the big door. This film is one of the highest grossing in the Asian country.
While it will be a few days until we get the final total sales numbers for the film, which will include these final screenings in addition to those for theatrical events, numbers through May 28, the 156th day in theaters, have been announced, revealing that this production by animation studio MAPPA has reached 13.7 billion yen (120.77 million US dollars) at the Japanese box office with 9.77 million tickets sold.
This pushes Jujutsu Kaisen 0 to 14th place on the all-time Japanese box office list, one of the highest positions that animation cinema has had. The MAPPA-produced film shares this location with Tom Cruise’s 2003 film The Last Samurai. There is no doubt that this production will keep this place for a long time, having dethroned The Last Samurai to 15th place.