Looks like the long wait for Jujutsu Kaisen fans will definitely pay off! It was announced that Season 2 will run for two consecutive cours in 2023! They also released a new teaser visual.
Cours determine the length and number of episodes in a season. One cour generally has 10-13 episodes to premiere for 3 months, while two cours have double the number – 23-26 episodes for 6 months. This means that Jujutsu Kaisen will be premiering for half a year straight in 2023.
Season 2 will also tackle two crucial story arcs: Gojou’s Past and the Shibuya Incident. Gojou’s Past arc will delve deeper into Satoru Gojou’s past when he was still a student in Tokyo Jujutsu High. Shibuya Incident arc, on the other hand, will continue the events from Season 1 with Gojou’s students: Yuuji Itadori, Megumi Fushiguro, and Nobara Kugisaki.
These arcs were made apparent in the two visuals Jujutsu Kaisen has released so far. When combined together, it will create a complete photo of a train interior. The first visual they released depicts Gojou’s arc.
The 1st Visual: Gojou’s Past Arc
It showed Gojou when he was younger, wearing shades and the uniform for Tokyo Jujutsu High. He was with his fellow classmates and friends: Suguru Getou and Shoko Ieiri. It has a bright atmosphere.
The 2nd Visual: Shibuya Incident Arc
The latest visual showed the Shibuya Incident arc. We see Gojou Satoru as we know him today – a teacher at Tokyo Jujutsu High. He is with his students, Yuuji, Megumi, and Nobara. Contrary to the first teaser visual, the atmosphere here seemed darker even though Gojou, Yuuji, and Nobara are smiling.
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Check the Combined Teaser Visuals Below:
These two visuals together signify the stories Season 2 will be telling. It also gives an idea on how the story is going to play out. It seems like the Shibuya Incident arc is hinting at a darker tone in the series. It is so intriguing!
There are no specific release dates and times yet for Season 2. Jujutsu Kaisen‘s official Twitter and website will be sharing an update soon.
Jujutsu Kaisen Season 1 Recap
Jujutsu Kaisen Season 1 starts with Yuuji Itadori’s journey in entering Tokyo Jujutsu High after he swallowed a cursed object to save his friends. This cursed object belonged to the King of Curses, Ryoumen Sukuna. Yuuji intends to train as a Jujutsu Sorcerer to save people from curses and cursed spirits – all the while wrestling with Sukuna inside him.
He became friends with his fellow classmates, the reserved Megumi and the confident Nobara. Together, the three of them embarked on missions assigned to them by their teacher, Gojou Satoru. Becoming strong and prominent Jujutsu Sorcerers is their goal.
Jujutsu Kaisen Season 1 has 24 episodes in total. It premiered from October 3, 2020 to March 27, 2021. It is available in many streaming platforms such as Netflix, Crunchyroll, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+, and many more. MAPPA Studio is the animation producer.
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Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Film Recap
Jujutsu Kaisen 0 is a prequel film to the Jujutsu Kaisen series. It opened in Japan theaters last December 2021. It eventually premiered worldwide in 2022, and it is now available for streaming in Crunchyroll recently in September 21, 2022. It is also produced by MAPPA Studio.
It gives the spotlight to the 2nd year students in the series: Maki Zenin, Inumaki Toge, Panda, and Yuuta Okkotsu when they were still in their 1st year in Tokyo Jujutsu High. They also have Gojou Satoru as their teacher.
Yuuta Okkotsu is a 16-year-old teenaged boy who suffered severe bullying in his high school years. And yet, his bullies often get heavily wounded, because he is accompanied by a very powerful and dangerous cursed spirit – Rika Orimoto. Rika was Yuuta’s childhood friend before she died and became a cursed spirit.
Yuuta struggled with immense guilt of hurting others because of Rika. Gojou then took an interest in him and enrolled him in Tokyo Jujustu High. This is to help Yuuta control Rika and use her as a force for good. He went into training with fellow classmates Maki, Inumaki, and Panda. But Rika has caught the attention of a powerful yet worst curse user, Suguru Getou. He intends to use Rika to purge the world of non-jujutsu users or ordinary humans. Will Yuuta be able to master Rika and stop Getou in his plans?
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