Gege’s Jujutsu Kaisen manga adaptation in animated series was made official today in Japan!
Scheduled for 2020, the series has already unveiled part of its cast, Junya Enoki in the role of Yûji Itadori, Yûma Uchida in that of Megumi Fushiguro, and Asami Seto in that of Nobara Kugisaki. Regarding the staff, it will be necessary to wait before discovering it.
Released in Japan since March 2018, the original manga is one of the new flagship stories from the famous Shônen Jump magazine.
“Every year in Japan, there are more than 10,000 unexplained dead and missing. In the majority of cases, it is the negative feelings of human beings that are involved. Suffering, regrets, humiliation: their accumulation in the same place causes often fatal curses …
This is what will discover at his expense Yuji Itadori, high school student and member of the club of spiritualism. He does not believe in ghosts, but his uncommon physical strength is a valuable asset to the group’s missions … until one of them goes wrong. The relic they find, the severed finger of a millennial creature, attracts monsters! The young man does not hesitate a second: he swallows the relic to ward off bad luck! Here he is possessed by Ryomen Sukuna, the famous two-faced demon.
Against all odds, Yuji managed to regain control of his body. This is unheard of ! Nevertheless, he is condemned to death by the organization of exorcists … A sentence that can only be postponed to one condition: find and ingest all the fingers of Sukuna to eliminate the threat once and for all. And for that, the teenager will have to learn the occult and mysterious art of exorcism!“