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'Jujutsu Kaisen 0' to premiere in Philippine cinemas this June 2022

After almost six months since it premiered in Japan, Jujutsu Kaisen 0 is finally coming to the Philippines!

By: Nicole S. Castro on June 04, 2022 at 09:40 PHT

The highly popular anime film Jujutsu Kaisen 0 is finally coming to theaters in the Philippines!

The film premiered in Japan last Dec. 24, 2021, then premiered in the United States on Mar. 18, 2022.

©Jujutsu Kaisen 0 PROJECT

SM Cinema has announced that Jujutsu Kaisen 0 will be showing in its theaters starting June 22, 2022.

Tickets can be purchased here for SM Cinemas, and here for Ayala Malls Cinemas.

Jujutsu Kaisen 0 serves as the prequel to parent series Jujutsu Kaisen (呪術廻戦). Both are Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Gege Akutami. Jujutsu Kaisen 0 was first serialized in Shueisha's Jump GIGA from April to July 2017 under the title Tokyo Metropolitan Curse Technical School, then was renamed to Jujutsu Kaisen 0 after it was compiled into a tankōbon volume.

While parent series Jujutsu Kaisen stars Yuji Itadori, Jujutsu Kaisen 0 stars Yuta Okkotsu (CV: Megumi Ogata), who experiences tragedy in relation to his childhood friend Rika Orimoto (CV: Kana Hanazawa). This results in Yuta discovering his cursed energy and enrolling in Tokyo Prefectural Jujutsu High School. There, he befriends Maki Zen'in, Toge Inumaki, and Panda, the students one year above Yuji Itadori.

Below is the promotional video before the film premiered in Japan.




Nicole is based in the Philippines and works as a freelance Japanese Translator/Interpreter and copywriter (English). She is a JLPT N2 passer who watches anime to "study" for N1. She has a long career history on LinkedIn (with primary focus on media and translation), but her anime watchlist is much, much longer.


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