The official website of Jujutsu Kaisen 0, the prequel animated film of the anime based on the manga written and illustrated by Gege Akutami, released the first teaser trailer for the feature film.
The promotional video, which we can see below, reveals that Yuta Okkotsu, the protagonist of this film, will be voiced in the original language by Megumi Ogata (Shinji Ikari from Neon Genesis Evangelion, Hanako-kun from Jibaku Shonen Hanako-kun).
When is Jujutsu Kaisen 0: The Movie out?
Jujutsu Kaisen 0: The Movie, this is the official title of the film, announced at the end of the television anime which ended last spring, will debut in Japanese cinemas on December 24th.
The anime will follow story from the manga prequel Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Tokyo Toritsu Jujutsu Kōtō Senmon Gakkō (Jujutsu Kaisen 0: Tokyo Prefectural Jujutsu High School), with lo MAP study who will again take care of the animation sector while TOHO will distribute the film.
Yuta Okkotsu is a neurotic high school student suffering from a serious problem: his childhood friend Rika has turned into a curse and will not leave him alone, following him wherever he goes.
Since Rika is no ordinary Curse, her situation is noticed by Satoru Gojo, a teacher at Jujutsu High, a school where novice exorcists learn to fight the Curses. Gojo convinces Yuta to sign up, but can he learn what he needs quickly enough to face the curse that haunts him?
The story of a boy marked by a dark destiny seeks a way to face his own demons by discovering the charm and pitfalls of the occult world …
Jujutsu Kaisen manga and anime series
Gege Akutami published the main manga in the magazine Weekly Shonen Jump by Shueisha in March 2018. The manga has sold 36 million copies to date, between print and digital editions. The prequel volume in Italy is distributed by Panini Comics via the label Planet Manga and available for purchase at THIS ADDRESS.
The first anime adaptation of the main manga, consisting of 24 episodes, aired on Crunchyroll starting last October 2020, with the streaming platform describing the story as follows:
Discomfort, regret, shame: the negative feelings that humans experience throughout their lives become Curses that lurk in our daily life. Curses are rampant all over the world, capable of leading people to terrible misfortune and even death. Additionally, Curses can only be exorcised by another Curse.
Itadori Yuji is a boy with enormous physical strength, even though he lives the life of an ordinary high school student. One day, to save a friend who has been attacked by a Curses, he eats the finger of the Double-faced Ghost, absorbing the Curse himself. From then on, it shares a body with the absorbed spectrum.
Led by the most powerful of sorcerers, Gojo Satoru, Itadori is admitted to the Tokyo Metropolitan Technical High School of Sorcery, an organization that studies and fights the Curses.
Thus begins the heroic story of a boy who became a Curse to exorcise a Curse, a life from which he will never be able to escape.