The Weekly Shōnen Jump this week (Volume 52, 25th November) announced that Gege Akutami’s (芥見下々) dark-fantasy manga Jujutsu Kaisen (呪術廻戦) is getting a TV anime adaptation. The voice cast of the three main characters are also revealed. They will make an appearance with Akutami at the “Jump Festa 2020” on 22nd December, share more on the details of the anime adaption.
The story centers around Yuuji Itadori (虎杖悠仁), a high school student with immense physical strength who prefer to join the Occult Research Club instead of the sports club. One day, the club members unleash a high-grade cursed object and a rotting finger appears. As Yuuji cannot defeat it, he instead swallows the finger in order to protect his friends. Little does he know his life is going to change dramatically……
▍Characters and Cast
■ Yuji Itadori (虎杖悠仁) – CV: Junya Enoki (榎木淳彌)
■ Megumi Fushiguro (伏黑惠) – CV: Yuma Uchida (內田雄馬)
■ Nobara Kugisaki (釘崎野薔薇) – CV: Asami Seto (瀨戶麻沙美)
▍About Jujutsu Kaisen
Jujutsu Kaisen (direct translation: “Sorcery Fight”) is written and illustrated by Gege Akutami (芥見下々). It has been serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump since March 2018 with seven tankōbon volumes released to date.