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Jujutsu Kaisen 0 director teases clarity in Gojo-Getou relationship and more

Yuta Okkotsu (Image via alphacoders.com)
Yuta Okkotsu (Image via alphacoders.com)
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Jujutsu Kaisen 0 is set to premiere in Japan on December 24, 2021, and director Park Sunghoo's latest interview, aimed at promoting the movie, just hit a home-run.

Park not only confirmed that the film will follow the storyline of the prologue in the manga proper, but will also feature never-before-seen new material. With the additions, even Jujutsu Kaisen's manga readers can enjoy something new while watching the film.

confirmed from Director Park himself, Jujutsu Kaisen 0 will have new additions and depictions included in the movie that weren’t in the manga

Disclaimer: Some spoilers ahead for Jujutsu Kaisen manga.


Jujutsu Kaisen 0's director Park Sunghoo reveals the addition of fresh, new content to the upcoming movie

full English translation of director Park Sunghoo’s new comment on the Jujutsu Kaisen 0 ABEMA special about the JJK 0 movie#劇場版呪術廻戦0 https://t.co/yfuiGjLOus

Gojo Satoru and Geto Suguru's relationship

Park Sunghoo, who is also director of the Jujutsu Kaisen anime, let slip that the movie will focus on the relationship between Gojo Satoru and Getou Suguru alongside Yuta Okkotsu's backstory. Season 1 of the anime has almost no mention of their relationship except the fact that they knew each other.

Akutami Gege Interview Translations (Part 2)Q: In volume 0, Getou replied to Gojo “At least curse at me at the very end” Will there come a day where the words Gojo said to Geto are revealed?A: He said it in volume 0.#呪術廻戦 #JujutsuKaisen https://t.co/3qRO6A6bfx

The four-chapter manga volume does little better on showing the complexity of their relationship. It does have Gojo mentioning that he would recognize Geto's curse signature anywhere, having a keen idea of how Getou's plan of attack would be, and the final interaction between them towards the end of chapter 4.

So there is a possibility that scenes from the Gojo's past arc of the Jujutsu Kaisen manga will be featured in the movie in the form of flashbacks.

#呪術廻戦 #JujutsuKaisen And another thing, i love it that this week JJK manga ch130 coincidentally also highlighting Toudou. Another synergy like that Nobara flashback last time!! Its so great to read and watch Toudou greatness, back to back! lol https://t.co/m2M1jxLTMg

Original content in the movie

Director Park also teases original content for both anime and manga watchers and fans have a few guesses as to what they might be.

One major possibility is the appearance of Aoi Todo. His first appearance in Jujutsu Kaisen Season 1 came with a reputation of an extremely powerful sorcer who had brought down five grade 1, and one special grade curse by himself.

He achieved the feat by using his cursed technique only for defeating the special grade, during Getou's terrorist attack on Shinjuku and Kyoto, infamously known as Night Parade of a Hundred Demons.

@soukatsu_ Nanami Black Flash recordHakariTodo killing 5 Grade 1s and a Special Grade by himself

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Another fan-favourite theory seems to be the appearance of Nanami who is mentioned as someone who used Black Flash four consecutive times. Though he never mentioned when such an occasion had presented itself, fans are inclined to believe it was during the same terrorist attack of curses where Todo had distinguished himself.

Even if not the record-breaking four consecutive attacks, fans are dying to see at least one Nanami-special Black Flash in the Jujutsu Kaisen 0 movie.

@soukatsu_ Come on Director Park yk you want to give us Nanami's consecutive Black Flash https://t.co/A9deRH4GDS

A final Easter egg that Jujutsu Kaisen fans, especially the manga readers, are expecting is the appearance of Kinji Hakari, the mysterious third-year of Jujutsu Tokyo High who is just mentioned in passing in the anime. However, he has become a much more significant character in recent chapters of the series, namely the Culling Game arc.

Yuta and Hakari Anime Designs Revealed https://t.co/3awwVH6Wlz

More about Jujutsu Kaisen 0

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Jujutsu Kaisen 0 is the first movie of the franchise, based on the prologue manga volume to the series. Set in a year before Yuuji Itadori enters the scene, it revolves around Yuta Okkotsu, cursed by a special-grade vengeful cursed spirit Rika Orimoto, who is brought to Tokyo Jujutsu High by Satoru Gojo after getting his death sentence canceled.


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