Written by: Nicole Castro
Published on: December 19, 2021 at 11:36 PHT (GMT+8)
With the premiere of anime film Jujutsu Kaisen 0 on Dec. 24, 2021 fast approaching, TOHO animation has released a pre-premiere promotional video that features longer scenes from the movie.
In addition, a separate Twitter account has been created to officially announce that Jujutsu Kaisen will be inspiring a stage adaptation in July to August 2022 in Tokyo and Osaka.
Jujutsu Kaisen (呪術廻戦) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Gege Akutami, serialized in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump since March 2018. The story follows high school student Yuji Itadori as he joins a secret organization of Jujutsu Sorcerers in order to kill a powerful Curse named Ryomen Sukuna, of whom Yuji becomes the host.
Jujutsu Kaisen is a sequel to Akutami's Tokyo Metropolitan Curse Technical School, serialized in Shueisha's Jump GIGA from April to July 2017, later collected in a tankōbon volume, as Jujutsu Kaisen 0, in December 2018. Jujutsu Kaisen is licensed for English-language release in North America by Viz Media.
The TV anime adaptation by Studio MAPPA aired from October 2020 to March 2021.
Staff for stage adaptation
Source material: "Jujutsu Kaisen" by Gege Akutami (serialized in Shueisha's "Weekly Shōnen Jump")
Performance: Kensaku Kobayashi
Screenplay: Kohei Kiyasu