Jujutsu Kaisen

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Sorcery Fight, JJK
Japanese: 呪術廻戦
English: Jujutsu Kaisen
German: Jujutsu Kaisen
Spanish: Jujutsu Kaisen
French: Jujutsu Kaisen
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Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 3, 2020 to Mar 27, 2021
Premiered: Fall 2020
Broadcast: Saturdays at 01:25 (JST)
Licensors: VIZ Media
Studios: MAPPA
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, Award WinningAward Winning, FantasyFantasy
Theme: SchoolSchool
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 8.611 (scored by 16564741,656,474 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #832
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #14
Members: 2,527,061
Favorites: 90,141

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Synopsis

Idly indulging in baseless paranormal activities with the Occult Club, high schooler Yuuji Itadori spends his days at either the clubroom or the hospital, where he visits his bedridden grandfather. However, this leisurely lifestyle soon takes a turn for the strange when he unknowingly encounters a cursed item. Triggering a chain of supernatural occurrences, Yuuji finds himself suddenly thrust into the world of Curses—dreadful beings formed from human malice and negativity—after swallowing the said item, revealed to be a finger belonging to the demon Sukuna Ryoumen, the King of Curses.

Yuuji experiences first-hand the threat these Curses pose to society as he discovers his own newfound powers. Introduced to the Tokyo Prefectural Jujutsu High School, he begins to walk down a path from which he cannot return—the path of a Jujutsu sorcerer.

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Background

Winner of the Anime of the Year (TV Series) at the 2022 Tokyo Anime Award Festival (TAAF).

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Staff

Seshimo, Keisuke
Producer, Production Coordination
Maeda, Toshihiro
Producer


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Opening Theme

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1: "KAIKAIKITAN (廻廻奇譚)" by Eve  (eps 1-13)
2: "VIVID VICE" by Who-ya Extended (eps 14-)
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Ending Theme

1: "LOST IN PARADISE" by ALI ft. AKLO (eps 2-13)
2: "give it back" by Cö shu Nie (eps 14-)




Reviews

Apr 4, 2024
Season 1 is worth watching SOLELY because Season 2 is amazing.

What was good about season 1 IMO:
-Animation
-Voice acting, direction and phenomenal cast
-creative power system (except for the MC :D)

Not so good:
-Slow arc in the middle which I didn't enjoy personally
-BGM not memorable
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Mar 22, 2024
Mixed Feelings
It was quite enjoyable to watch. The animations are enough to make me want to appreciate these action-packed moments; it's undeniably cool to watch. The universe is nice, albeit somewhat cliché, although that's not really a problem...

...Except when it's way too much, to the extent that you truly feel a lack of personality during certain episodes. The four main characters are exactly the same as Naruto. Speaking of characters, few are endearing; giving us 2 minutes of background (which are also clichéd to the extreme) isn't enough for me to appreciate their stories. Sukuna is probably the only slightly interesting one; otherwise, they're very flat. ...
Mar 25, 2024
I dont see what the fuzz is about this show. Average at best, cookie cutter shounen. Suffers from the same issue Kimetsu no Yaiba has, too much effort invested into animation and low effort into character design, world building, etc.

The power system is barely explained upon and some of the powers come straight out of a toddlers mind. Nanami's "Ratio Technique" is idiotic. He can divide anything into "lengths" which are subdivided into a ratio of 7:3, at the separation point there will be a weak point. (?????) The length to be decided by Nanami has no limitations so essentialy he can place the weak ...

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