Crunchyroll: Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Gets North American Theatrical Release

Crunchyroll Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Anime To Get Theatrical Release

Tuesday, Crunchyroll announced its plans to give Jujutsu Kaisen 0 a nationwide theatrical release.

Fans of the characters and curses of Jujutsu Kaisen are in for a treat this spring. Jujutsu Kaisen 0 is scheduled for a North America theatrical release this spring and a European release later this summer.

Tuesday, Crunchyroll announced the anime film from TOHO Animation is scheduled for North American release on March 18 to more than 1,500 theaters nationwide.

Crunchyroll carries the popular anime series on its channel. And you can watch the teaser for the spring release below:

Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Gets Theatrical Release This Spring

The feature-length film will be available in Japanese audio with English subtitles and an English dub.

Jujutsu Kaisen Anime Synopsis

The prequel manga to Gege Akutami’s anime series Jujutsu Kaisen, Jujutsu Kaisen 0 follows a nervous high school student, Yuta Okkotsu, who longs to end his life. Haunted by the curse of a beloved childhood friend, Rika Yoshimoto—whom he pledged to marry—Okkotsu enrolls in the mysterious Tokyo Metropolitan Magic Technical College (called Tokyo Jujutsu High School) under the guidance of Satoru Gojo: the “strongest jujutsu sorcerer.” Okkotsu decides, after years of hurting the people around him because of Rika’s curse, to change his life, and start down the road toward becoming a jujutsu sorcerer.

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Crunchyroll Partnering For Global Release

Directed by Sunghoo Park and animated by MAPPA, Jujutsu Kaisen 0 will be distributed by Crunchyroll, associated with Funimation, to theatres in the U.S., Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.

Crunchyroll and Wakanim will join forces for European distribution.

Fans of U.S.-based IMAX theaters will also have an opportunity to enjoy the film, which will make its way to the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, France, and more with CRG events.

The film boasts Japanese voice actors including Kana Hanazawa, Megumi Ogata, Mikako Komatsu, Tomokazu Seki, Koki Uchiyama, Yuichi Nakamura, and Takahiro Sakurai.

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