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'Jujutsu Kaisen' reveals teaser and cast for live stage adaptation in July-August 2022

The stage adaptation covers the beginning of the story with Yuji Itadori discovering the world of curses.


By: Nicole S. Castro on April 14, 2022 at 11:59 PHT

Promotional materials have been revealed for the upcoming stage adaptation of Gege Akutami's hit series Jujutsu Kaisen.


Performances will run on July 15-31 at The Galaxy Theatre in Tokyo, and on Aug. 4-14 at the Mielparque Hall in Osaka. Ticket sales for the general public begin on June 19, 2022, however, there are ways to pre-order them earlier here.

©︎Jujutsu Kaisen Stage PROJECT

Below is the promotional video introducing the main cast and story. The stage play will cover the beginning of the anime series with Yuji Itadori swallowing Ryomen Sukuna's finger and entering Tokyo Metropolitan Curse Technical College as a result.

Cast

  • Ryuji Sato as Yuji Itadori

  • Kazuaki Yasue as Megumi Fushiguro

  • Erika Toyohara as Nobara Kugisaki

  • Ryosuke Miura as Satoru Gojo

  • Sara Takatsuki as Maki Zenin

  • Fuma Sadamoto as Toge Inumaki

  • Takeshi Terayama as Panda

  • Masanari Wada as Kento Nanami

  • Hosaki Tanaka as Kiyotaka Ijichi

  • Mikako Ishii as Shoko Ieiri

  • Motohiro Ohta as Mahito

  • Noa Fukuzawa (WATWING) as Junpei Yoshino

  • Ray Fujita as Suguru Geto

  • Mondo Yamagishi as Jogo

  • Yoshihiro Minami as Hanami

  • Tact Igarashi as Ryomen Sukuna

Staff

  • Original work: Gege Akutami's "Jujutsu Kaisen" (serialized in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump)

  • Screenplay/Script: Kohei Kiyasu

  • Director: Kensaku Kobayashi

Synopsis

Idly indulging in baseless paranormal activities with the Occult Club, high schooler Yuuji Itadori spends his days at either the clubroom or the hospital, where he visits his bedridden grandfather. However, this leisurely lifestyle soon takes a turn for the strange when he unknowingly encounters a cursed item. Triggering a chain of supernatural occurrences, Yuuji finds himself suddenly thrust into the world of Curses—dreadful beings formed from human malice and negativity—after swallowing the said item, revealed to be a finger belonging to the demon Sukuna Ryoumen, the "King of Curses."


Yuuji experiences first-hand the threat these Curses pose to society as he discovers his own newfound powers. Introduced to the Tokyo Metropolitan Jujutsu Technical High School, he begins to walk down a path from which he cannot return—the path of a Jujutsu sorcerer. (from MyAnimeList)



Source: Jujutsu Kaisen stage official Twitter, official website, Comic Natalie

 

NICOLE S. CASTRO

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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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