The official website for Gege Akutami’s Jujutsu Kaisen anime confirmed that the series will have 24 episodes and will air for two cours or two quarters of a year. According to the Blu-ray Disc and DVD release schedule, the series lists 24 episodes over eight monthly volumes from January 20 to August 18.
The website also released opening animation sequence without credits. The opening theme song “Kaikai Kitan” is performed by Eve.
The series premiered on October 2 in the “Super Animeism” block on MBS, TBS and their affiliates, and airs on Fridays at 25:25 (effectively, Saturdays at 1:25 a.m.). Crunchyroll is streaming the anime outside of Asia as the anime airs in Japan, starting on October 2, ANN reported.
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 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.
Jujutsu Kaisen is 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 manga has been serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump since March 5, 2018. As of June 2020, Jujutsu Kaisen has been collected into 11 tankobon volumes by Shueisha.
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