Christmas time was a joy for most anime fans, especially in Japan, as Jujutsu Kaisen 0 prequel film has been released as a treat to everyone there. To date, it bagged $66.5 Million locally, earning the spot of being the 80th highest-grossing movie in the box office history of the country. However, many are still looking forward and eyeing its international release.
Jujutsu Kaisen 0 has been one of the chart-toppers just before 2021 ends and it almost defeated the record set by another anime film, Demon Slayer: Mugen Train. That, alone, is an amazing feat. Currently, as reported by Anime News Network, Jujutsu Kaisen 0 sits at the 80th spot of the Japanese box office history of the highest earning movies ever released. This is, to consider, only its local release in Japan.
Jujutsu Kaisen 0 has yet to announce whether the movie will be released internationally and many fans are calling for it considering the global fan base that has been created by the series that has been released last year. Hopes are high for it, too, as the movie is one of the highest-grossing in the country, how much more can it put in the bag when it gets out for the rest of the world, right?
The prequel movie centers on Yuta Okkotsu who has a childhood best friend and love lost in a car accident, Rika, and with a ring containing a promise, Rika remains with him beyond death, being a cursed spirit who follows him always. When Yuta comes into the Jujutsu Academy, he encounters Gojo Satoru who gives him lessons on how to manage a cursed spirit like Rika’s.
Jujutsu Kaisen’s first season can be streamed online on Crunchyroll in its original Japanese audio with English subtitles for the price of $9.99 a month, or $79.99 a year.se audio with English subtitles for the price of $9.99 a month, or $79.99 a year. It is from the pages of the supernatural shōnen manga series of the same name by Gege Akutami.
Jujutsu Kaisen 0 released in Japan last Christmas. There is no international release date yet. The series is yet to confirm whether there would be a second season for the anime show.