Jujutsu Kaisen 0, Crunchyroll’s best-selling manga and recent Anime of the Year winner, will hit the big screen. Crunchyroll has announced that Jujutsu Kaisen 0 will be released in over 1,500 theaters on March 18 in the United States and Canada, with tickets going on sale February 25. Following this, the highly anticipated film will be heading to the UK as well as Ireland. , Australia, New Zealand and France with CRG events. To find out when the movie is for you, check out Crunchyroll Movie Night for more information.
Created by Gege Akutami, Jujutsu Kaisen 0 tells the story of shy student Yuta Okkotsu, who finds himself under the tutelage of the mysterious Satoru Gojo after being haunted by the curse of his childhood friend. Akutami wrote the series with no specific theme in mind, but just wanted to write and draw cool characters. They are often only supported by two editors when writing the series.
Akutami is a bit of a mystery, having never revealed his face to the public as well as his real name since he uses an alias. They will make their first television debut, but it will be under cosplay. The film debuted in Japan in late December and debuted at number one. The voice cast includes the legendary Megumi Ogata (Gridman the Hyper Agent, Cardcaptor Sakura) as Yuta Okkotsu and singer Kana Hanazawa (Princess Jellyfish) voicing Rika Orimoto.
Both Crunchyroll and Funimation have the entire series on their streaming platforms, both subtitled and dubbed, so fans can catch up before seeing the film in theaters.