The official website of the TV anime “Jujutsu Kaisen” revealed that the highly anticipated “Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Movie” will release in Japan on December 24th.
The franchise also unveiled a new key visual for the movie featuring Yuta and Rika.
Yuuichi Nakamura, Mikako Komatsu, Tomozaku Seki and Kouki Uchiyama will reprise their roles as Gojo Satoru, Maki Zen’in, Panda and Inumaki Toge respectively.
Studio Mappa had released a teaser on March 26th for the movie, after the 24th and final episode of the TV anime Jujutsu Kaisen with an announcement that it will broadcast this winter.
The plot of the movie will revolve around Okkotsu Yuta, a nervous high school student, cursed by his childhood friend Rika Orimoto. The cursed spirit has clung on to him and just won’t leave him alone. As Rika, a special grade cursed spirit, begins to cause some serious problems, Gojo Satoru enters the picture and saves Yuta from a tough spot.
Yuta is enrolled into Jujutsu High where he learns to control the powers of the cursed spirit Rikka and use it according to his will, along with already known characters Maki Zen’in, Inumaki Toge and Panda. The prequel is set approximately one year before the plot of Jujutsu Kaisen. Yuta Okkotsu is playing an important role in the current arc that is going on in the Jujutsu Kaisen manga!
You can read a free preview of Jujutsu Kaisen vol 0 on Viz. According to Gege Akutami, the author of the manga, only good things are sure to come to those who read the prequel!
Source: Press Release