Jujutsu Kaisen stage event during the Jump Fest 2023 on Dec 17, 2022, announced that season 2 of the anime will start airing in July 2023.
A new character introduction video was also revealed.
Moreover, the official website also dropped the character setting of the main characters that season 2 will focus on:
- Gojo Satoru
He is a second-year student at Tokyo Metropolitan Curse Technical College.
He is a descendant of the Gojo family, one of the three families in the world of magic, and is a master of unlimited magic. He later becomes the most powerful sorcerer in the world. He has a fast-paced personality that dislikes righteous arguments, and he acts in a frivolous manner. His classmate Geto often criticizes him for his irreverence.
- Geto Suguru
A second-year student at theTokyo Metropolitan Curse Technical College. A user of “Curse Manipulation” technique that takes in surrendered cursed spirits and manipulates them freely. He was later called the worst curse user. He values courtesy and believes in helping non-jujutsu. Although he often conflicts with his classmate Gojo, they have a relationship where they recognize each other.
- Shoko Ieiri
A second-year student at the Tokyo Metropolitan Curse Technical College. She is one of the few users of the “Reverse Curse Technique”, which multiplies negative cursed energy to produce positive cursed energy. She is a classmate of Gojo and Geto.
- Riko Amanai
She is a girl who must assimilate with Tengen, who possesses an “immortality” technique, once every 500 years to ensure the survival of the Jujutsu world. She is an existence known as Star Plasma Vessel.
- Touji Fushiguro
A man known as the “Sorcerer Killer,” who was commissioned to assassinate the star-plasma vessel.
Jujutsu Kaisen season 2 will air for two consecutive cours. The upcoming season will cover the hidden inventory and the Shibuya arc from the manga.
Jujutsu Kaisen is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Gege Akutami. It is currently being serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump since March 2018. The Jujutsu Kaisen chapters are collected and published by Shueisha, with 20 tankobon volumes released as of August 2022.
The story follows high school student Yuji Itadori as he joins a secret organization of Jujutsu Sorcerers in order to kill a powerful Curse named Ryomen Sukuna, of whom Yuji becomes the host.
A 24 episode anime adaptation by MAPPA aired from October 2020 to March 2021.
A movie adaptation of Jujutsu Kaisen prequel, Jujutsu Kaisen 0 premiered in Japan in December 2021. It had crossed the 10 billion yen mark in Japanese box office in 43 days, earning about 10,456,322,400 yen (about US$90.6 million) from 7,603,732 tickets on its 45th day.
Source: Official Website
© Gege Akutami/Shueisha, Jujutsu Kaisen Production Committee