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Crunchyroll premieres trailer for horror anime Juutsu Kaisen

Crunchyroll premieres trailer for horror anime Juutsu Kaisen
Ross Liversidge
Written by Ross Liversidge on 13 Aug 2020

Ross founded the UK Anime Network waaay back in 1995 and works in and around the anime world in his spare time.


Crunchyroll has posted a trailer for the upcoming horror anime Jujutsu Kaisen, based on the manga by Gege Akutami which premiered in Weekly Shonen Jump in 2018. To date the series has released 11 tankoban volumes.

The anime is being produced by God of High School's MAPPA animation studio. Sunghoo Park is directing. Crunchyroll will exclusively distribute the series outside of Asia.

The anime will be released sometime in October, so one for the Halloween list!

From the Press Release:

“Hardship, regret, shame: the negative feelings that humans feel become Curses that lurk in our everyday lives. The Curses run rampant throughout the world, capable of leading people to terrible misfortune and even death. What’s more, the Curses can only be exorcised by another Curse.

Itadori Yuji is a boy with tremendous physical strength, though he lives a completely ordinary high school life. One day, to save a friend who has been attacked by Curses, he eats the finger of the Double-Faced Specter, taking the Curse into his own soul. From then on, he shares one body with the Double-Faced Specter. Guided by the most powerful of sorcerers, Gojo Satoru, Itadori is admitted to the Tokyo Metropolitan Technical High School of Sorcery, an organization that fights the Curses… and thus begins the heroic tale of a boy who became a Curse to exorcise a Curse, a life from which he could never turn back.”

View the Trailer:

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