Leaks from Issue #40 of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump revealed that Jujutsu Kaisen anime will start airing from October 2. Additonally, Kenjiro Tsuda will join the cast as Kento Nanami’s VA.
Tsuda is joining a cast which already features prominent names like Junichi Suwabe and Yuma Uchida.
The anime will be broadcast in the “Super Animeism” block on MBS, TBS and their affiliates on Fridays at 25:25 (effectively 1:25 on Saturdays), as reported earlier.
Jujutsu Kaisen will be directed by Sunghoo Park (Garo, God of Highschool) at MAPPA studios. Hiroshi Seko (Attack on Titan, Mob Psycho) will handle the script for the series while . Hiroaki Tsutsumi, Yoshimasa Terui, and Arisa Okehazama will be in charge of the music. Character designs will be under Tadashi Hiramatsu (Parasyte: The Maxim, Yuri on Ice).
The anime based on Gege Akutami’s manga and follows Yuji Itadori, who becomes the host to a powerful curse which is unknowingly unleashed by the occult club of which Yuji is a part of.
The protagonist Yuji Itadori will be voiced by Junya Enoki (Pannacotta from Jojo’s Bizarre Adventures). Yuma Uchida (Kyo Soma from Fruits Basket) will be voicing Megumi Fushiguro, and Asami Seto (Mai Sakurajima from Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai) will be playing Nobara Kugisaki. Additionally it was revealed that Junichi Suwabe (Aizawa from My Hero Academia) will be voicing the character Sukuna in the anime.
The manga has been serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump since March 5, 2018. As of June 2020, Jujutsu Kaisen has been collected into eleven tankobon volumes by Shueisha.