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Jujutsu Kaisen 0 surpasses Weathering With You in worldwide box office

The studios film production team MAPPA, jujutsu kaisen 0, reported that the film has accumulated 20.51 million tickets sold for a worldwide collection of 26.5 billion yen. However, the portal The Numbers lists a worldwide box office of more than 195.87 million US dollars. Still, both figures place jujutsu kaisen 0 What the sixth most successful anime film of all timewithout considering inflation.

The tape has surpassed the collection of the film of makoto shinkai, Tenki no Ko (Weathering With You), but are still behind Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Resha-henthree films of Hayao Miyazaki (Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle Y pony), as well as the film makoto shinkai, kimi no nawa (your name).

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The film remained the highest-grossing film achieved in 2021 in Japan, surpassing what was achieved by Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time (At the end of the year, the second one was declared the winner since jujutsu kaisen 0 I hadn’t been able to get over it. On the other hand, Gege Akutami began publishing the manga in the magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump from the publisher Shueisha in March 2018. The work inspired a twenty-four-episode anime series that aired in Japan from October 2020 to March 2021, and a second season is in production.

Production team

  • Seong Hu Park (Garo: Vanishing Line, The God of High School) is in charge of directing the feature film at the studios MAPPAreprising his role in the animated series.
  • Hiroshi Seko (Ajin, Banana Fish, Heion Sedai no Idaten-tachi, Inuyashiki) is in charge of writing and supervising the scripts, reprising his role in the animated series.
  • Tadashi Hiramatsu (Abenobashi Mahou☆Shoutengai, Kiseijuu: Sei no Kakuritsu, Sayonara no Asa ni Yakusoku no Hana wo Kazarou) is in charge of character design, reprising his role in the animated series.

Synopsis of Jujutsu Kaisen 0

Yuuta Okkotsu is cursed. Ever since his childhood friend Rika died in a car accident, his ghost has stayed with him. But his spirit doesn’t appear as the sweet girl Yuuta once knew. Instead, he manifests as a monstrous and powerful entity that fiercely protects him. Unable to control Rika’s violent behavior, Yuuta finds himself powerless to stop the bloodshed that follows her brutal revenge. As a result, when he is imprisoned by “Jujutsu” sorcerers, the secret guardians of the world, trained to combat forces like Rika, Yuuta wishes to be completely isolated so no one else can be hurt.

However, his captor, the master sorcerer Satoru Gojou, has other plans for him: he will enter the High School of Jujutsu and learn to control Rika in order to help people. Now, in his first year at this school, Yuuta begins to learn the arts of Jujutsu and fight evil beings. Along with his new companions Maki Zenin, an expert in Jujutsu weapons; Toge Inumaki, a sorcerer who uses his words as weapons; and Panda, a panda bear that seems to walk and talk, Yuuta begins to find his place in the world and, for once, to feel comfortable with his abilities. However, as his training progresses, Yuuta learns that the dangers of the Jujutsu world go far beyond evil spirits.

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