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The Characters of Jujutsu Kaisen 0

March 10th, 2022The Characters of Jujutsu Kaisen 0

Get Tickets JUJUTSU KAISEN 0 opens March 18th

The universe of Jujutsu Kaisen is getting bigger! The upcoming prequel film JUJUTSU KAISEN 0 makes its U.S. debut on March 18th. Based on the manga of the same name, it focuses on events at Jujutsu High one year before the start of the anime series and main character Yuji Itadori enters the picture. Whether you’re a longtime fan or just getting started, here’s a spoiler-free rundown of the major characters to get you ready to see the movie at an AMC near you – both the new faces and those reappearing from the first season.

Yuta Okkotsu

Yuta Okkotsu is a new character in the animated world of Jujutsu Kaisen and the protagonist of the film. He witnesses his close childhood friend, Rika, die and become a curse that ends up haunting him. This curse attracts the attention of Satoru Gojo, who convinces Yuta to enroll at Jujutsu High to learn the ways of Jujutsu. Will he be able to master the necessary skills to become a Jujutsu sorcerer? Although this is his anime debut, Yuta is a major part in the manga and they’ve even teased his existence in the first season, so he’s sure to become a part of the larger story.

Rika Orimoto

Rika Orimoto dies in a tragic childhood accident and her spirit turns into a curse. Her cursed form is a focus in the film, where it follows Yuta around wreaking havoc in his path. But before Rika died, she and Yuta were inseparable as children. They even promised to marry each other when they grow up. See JUJUTSU KAISEN 0 to find out if Yuta is able fulfill his promise to avenge Rika and save her spirit.

Suguru Geto

Suguro Geto is a force of evil in the movie. While Yuta works on honing his skills at Jujutsu High to save Rika, Suguru threatens to unleash the Night Parade of a Hundred Demons. He has an ominous and somewhat cryptic presence in the trailer, so just what are Suguru’s motives and how is he connected to what has taken place in the series so far? This is another character that has an active part in the manga, so uncovering his origin promises to expand the universe even further.

Satoru Gojo

Fan favorite and sensei extraordinaire Satoru Gojo is back, this time training the newcomer Yuta along with the other students at Jujutsu High. Always cool and collected, Satoru is one of the most powerful Jujutsu sorcerers we’ve seen in the anime so far. The film gives us a chance to learn more about his backstory, and we can’t wait to see his awesome powers shine in the big screen action.

Jujutsu High Students – Maki Zen’in, Toge Inumaki & Panda

Last but certainly not least, JUJUTSU KAISEN 0 will feature more screen time for Maki Zen’in, Toge Inumaki, and Panda as they learn to wield their Jujutsu powers. This film follows adventures in their first year of training. We’ll get to see more of their special abilities in action, with Maki and her Cursed Tools, Toge and his Cursed Speech, and Panda with the strength and brute force of a giant panda bear.

JUJUTSU KAISEN 0 has garnered rave reviews and recently landed a spot as one of the top ten grossing movies of all time in Japan. The movie debuts March 18th at AMC Theatres, including IMAX showings select at locations. We’ve got plenty of subbed and dubbed showtimes so you can watch anime exactly how you want to watch it. Get your tickets now to witness these characters, and larger than life curse-combating action, unfold on the big screen!

Get Tickets JUJUTSU KAISEN 0 opens March 18th

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