While we wait for the release of Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2, anime fans are wondering if there will be a live-action adaptation of Gege Akutami's best-selling manga series. The shonen series features a high school student named Yuji Itadori as he joins a secret organization of Jujutsu Sorcerers in order to kill a powerful Curse known as Ryomen Sukuna, of whom Yuji becomes the host.
Originally published in the Weekly Shonen Jump, the first chapter of Jujutsu Kaisen was released on March 5, 2018 in issue 14 of the Japanese manga anthology. Studio MAPPA adapted the manga into a 24-episode anime series that aired from October 3, 2020, to March 27, 2021, and Season 2 is coming in 2023, but is there already a live-action Jujutsu Kaisen movie or TV show in the works?
Check out the details below to find the latest updates about Jujutsu Kaisen's live-action adaptation.
Is there a live-action Jujutsu Kaisen movie or TV show?
Jujutsu Kaisen is one of the most popular anime series right now, but there are currently no plans to release a live-action movie or TV show based on Gege Akutami's manga. However, thanks to the massive popularity of the franchise, Jujutsu Kaisen is getting its first-live-action adaptation, with an upcoming stage play in Japan, and it's set to feature the iconic heroes and villains of the hit shonen series.
And there is also an adult live-action adaptation titled Chijutsu Kaisen:
What do we know about the live-action Jujutsu Kaisen stage play?
The Jujutsu Kaisen stage play took place at the the Galaxy Theater in Tokyo, Japan from July 15 to July 31, 2022 with a subsequent performance taking place at the Mielparque Hall in Osaka from August 4 to August 14, 2022.
The unofficial Jujutsu Kaisen Twitter account shared a thirty-second trailer for the Jujutsu Kaisen stage play:
Twitter user KaiKaiKitan shared the cast list alongside images of the Jujutsu Kaisen characters that are making their live-action appearances in the stage play.