What you should know before seeing Jujutsu Kaisen 0 in the cinema | Spaghetti Code

the premiere of Jujutsu Kaisen 0 It is already very soon to reach our nearest movie theaters, so you will surely have as many emotions from going to see it as doubts about what the first film based on the manga written and drawn by Gege Akutami is about..

The truth is that broadly Jujutsu Kaisen 0 It represents an excellent opportunity both for first-timers to get into the series and for veterans to get to know a new angle of this work through a little-known story. But if even that doesn’t remove your doubts, then I invite you to learn some details about this movie… that’s clear, without counting any potential spoilers.

Photo: MAPPA

What is it Jujutsu Kaisen 0?

By now everyone probably knows that Jujutsu Kaisen 0 It is considered as the prequel of this series, but it is MORE than that; in fact, it is the first story of the author Gege Akutami to be published by the Shueisha publishing house, and this happened in the pages of the magazine Jump GIGA in July of the year 2017.

Then the story was better known as “Tokyo Metropolitan Curse Technical School”, the same name of the Jujutsu College where young adepts of supernatural powers and curses meet to train, fulfill assignments that require their skills and thus become the new generation of Shamans at the service of humanity.

Putting it in simple words, “Tokyo Metropolitan Curse Technical School” were the first ideas of the author and the origins of what we later knew as jujutsu kaisen, the main story of the series that began to be published as a manga in the magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump in March 2018 and subsequently received the highly acclaimed animated adaptation by MAPPA two years later in October 2020.

welcome to first

As a precursor, the events of this film are set a year earlier within the main line of Jujutsu Kaisen. for that For the same reason, some of the anime’s protagonists such as Yuji, Nobara or Megumi will be relegated from history; but in return, the action of Jujutsu Kaisen 0 will be brought by some familiar faces to those who watched the anime, especially with the then-freshmen and the main antagonists: Maki Zenin, Toge Inumaki, Panda, Satoru Gojo, and even the infamous shaman Tsuguru Geto.

They all interact around the protagonist of the film and one of the mythical characters of the series: Yuta Ookotsua young man whose origins we roughly discover as he transforms from a shy, withdrawn character to become one of the most powerful and influential shamans in the entire universe of jujutsu kaisen. Although Yuta has been mentioned several times in the first season of the anime, his appearances have only been seen in memories of various characters inside and outside the walls of the Jujutsu school…

The protagonists of Jujutsu Kaisen 0 | Photo: MAPPA

It has a sleeve!

If you happen to like the tape Jujutsu Kaisen 0, we are happy to tell you that you can also find it in its written version… That’s right! The entire story on which this film is based and which Gege Akutami published four years ago in the magazine Jump Gig can also be read as a special volume of the sleeve from jujutsu kaisen.

The story is divided into four chapters and they are all contained in a single volume. Its publication in Latin America is carried out by Panini Manga and we can find it under the name of Jujutsu Kaisen: Tokyo Witchcraft Technical High School, and as the movie mentions, it is about the “volume 0” of the written series. So if you are a die-hard fan of Gege Akutami’s work, you should definitely add this tome to your collection.

We also invite you to get to know our review of Jujutsu Kaisen 0 and know if you should stay in your seat a few seconds longer than normal, after all the movie could have hidden surprises in the credits.

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