Jujutsu Kaisen, also known as Sorcery Fight is a Japanese manga series that is being adapted as an anime. The manga goes by the same name and is written and illustrated by Gege Akutami. Weekly Shōnen Jump serialized this manga and Shueisha was originally publishing it. Later Viz Media also came in as an English publisher for the Manga. Sunghoo Park is directing and MAPPA Studio is producing the anime adaptation of Jujutsu Kaisen.
The trailer already looks promising with quite unique characters that have been put together. Let’s get moving to what we know of the plot:
Jujutsu Kaisen: Plot Details
Jujutsu Kaisen is a shounen anime with Yūji Itadori as one of the main male leads of the show. He is blessed with unnatural fitness and is quite skilled in sports and athletics. Just to evade from the track team he joins the Occult Research club where he not only manages to spend time with his seniors but also gets off from school early to meet his grandfather.
He lives with his grandfather in Sendai and now his grandfather is admitted to the hospital and unwell. His grandfather’s last words to him were “always help people” and “die surrounded by people”. Later which he interpreted as how everyone deserves a proper death.
The story further takes an unnatural turn when several supernatural evil happenings take place. These evil and unfortunate events take place due to the removal of an enchanted seal. A sorcerer named Megumi Fushiguro contacts Yuji to inform him how he came in contact with this cursed talisman at school. His friends from the occult club unsealed the evil, rotting finger which brought upon the curse on school. This lets out malicious creatures than feed on sorcerers to consume their magical powers and grow stronger.
Due to his grandfather’s last words he always helps people around and Megumi and his friends were in grave danger. But he lacked any natural powers, so he decides to swallow the source of the evil, the rotten finger. On doing this he becomes the host of Sukuna which brings upon a curse on him.
To the surprise of the sorcerers who decide to kill him, Yuji doesn’t lose himself to the evil curse. He manages control over most of his body and the school teacher of the sorcerers, Satoru Gojō decides to take him in.
This is where the action begins, the fight to see whether Yuji consumes Sukuna or the other way round. Upon this the Tokyo Metropolitan Magic Technical College will decide to postpone his death sentence until he consumes the evil and kill him altogether after that.
Where can we watch the series?
Jujutsu Kiasen is available for both National and International anime lovers. The web show is set to release n October 2, 2020, on Netflix Japan and Crunchyroll for the international audience.