To say that the tradition of the Jujutsu Kaisen universe is dense would be an understatement. There are a plethora of characters that harbor different backstories, complicated relationships, factions from the series, and powers that have strict rules about how they’re used or how they work. Satoru Gojo is one of those characters, and if you’re like a lot of people, an often overlooked aspect of his design makes you wonder: Why does Satoru Gojo wear a blindfold in Jujutsu Kaisen??
We were asking ourselves the same question, and after doing some research, we have an answer for you.
Why does Satoru Gojo cover his eyes in Jujutsu Kaisen? Answered
To put it as bluntly as possible, Satoru Gojo wears a blindfold in Jujutsu Kaisen as a safety measure for others against his unlimited cursed technique.
Strapped to his eyes, the boundless cursed technique causes anyone he makes direct eye contact with to be caught up in its space warping effect. This could cause them to be unable to move near him, or unable to move at all if enough power of the technique is used. It can also crush a person if the technique is given enough cursed energy to work, and Gojo is hailed as having an exceptional amount of cursed energy several times in the series.
Here, however, is where the problem lies. While Gojo has an apparent mastery of the technique and more than enough energy to use it with dangerous precision, anyone can guess how difficult it is to control. If he lost control of the ability, he could kill his allies or several thousand people in the instant before Gojo could force the technique back under his command.
To that end, he keeps himself blindfolded or wears dark glasses to prevent his technique from activating by accident. It’s similar to how Inumaki limits his speech to prevent his Cursed Speech Technique from accidentally hurting someone, and it’s something Gojo will have to do indefinitely if he wants to make sure others aren’t hurt unnecessarily.
Hopefully this cleared up Why does Satoru Gojo wear a blindfold in Jujutsu K?to ease. For more information on the series, check out any of the related articles below. We also have many other explainer guides tied to the series, covering topics like what Gojo said to Geto in Jujutsu Kaisen 0 and who between Geto and Gojo is stronger.
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