Jujutsu Kaisen can easily be declared the anime of the year after its grand release in 2021. The series ranks equal to Attack On Titan and Demon Slayer in popularity. Hence, after its immensely successful first season, MAPPA came up with a film release. Jujutsu Kaisen 0 topped many charts and is reportedly the 10th highest-grossing film in Japan. Now, Studio MAPPA knows exactly how to feed its fans. It is a time for celebration as Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2 has finally been confirmed with a definitive release window. So, when can fans expect the new season? What will the plot follow? Here is everything fans need to know!
There is no doubt that fans were eagerly waiting for the show to come back. Many Redditors have even confirmed switching to manga as they wanted to see what is coming next. The show follows Yuji Itadori as the main focus but does not shy away from showing the competent abilities of every sorcerer. Despite Yuji being the lead, Gojo Satoru rises as the strongest character in the series. Now, what makes this show even greater is the release of the prequel in December 2021. The show brought an entirely new favorite character for the JJK fans, Yuta. So, will fans find Yuta in the second season?
Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2 Eyes A Winter 2023 Release!
The cast of the Jujutsu Kaisen had a unique way of announcing the renewal of the show. The news came from a highly awaited event, which included the voice actors of the show. The event had Junya Enoki, the voice artist behind Yuji Itadori, pop out of a box on stage. Enoki was wearing a sash that highlighted the success of the film. Soon, the actor turns and reveals the “important announcement” hinted upon a long time back. The sash confirmed that Jujutsu Kaisen is coming back for a second season.
Gege Akutami, the creator and illustrator of the blockbuster manga, later releases an art removing any further doubts. The visual features praise for the film and green-lits the upcoming season. This is not all, as the creators also confirm a release window for the anime. Moreover, many fans speculate a teaser will join the news of season 2 soon. All in all, the wait is finally over for the JJK fans. And with AoT heading towards an end, anime fans will have another action show to binge-watch.
The makers are yet to reveal any production updates for the public eye as of now. However, an announcement will reach the fans very soon. The tweet that confirms the show for a renewal features another piece of information that will soon follow on February 23, 2022. Many speculations call it a teaser release for the upcoming season. The clip will surely break the internet as soon as it is shared on any social media platform. Moreover, it takes nine to eleven months for a series to get animated. And with the makers launching the series in 2023, it is suspected that the productions will soon begin, or is already in the early stages. Finally, fans can expect the show around January 2023.
Anime Compared To Manga: Source Material Details!
There are many speculations over what chapters will Jujutsu Kaisen season 2 follow. Season 1 ended at Chapter 63 of the manga, which is titled “Accomplices.” It comes under the Death Painting Arc. Now, it is certain that JJK will begin from Chapter 64 of the manga and follow the much-awaited Gojo’s Past Arc. The arc is not one to miss at all as it covers Gojo in his young days when he was friends with Kenjaku. Hence, it will delve deeper into his initial character and might even showcase the breakout between the two. Considering how Kenjaku is termed as a major villain in season 1, a quick backstory was needed. Finally, the Shibuya Incident Arc will also come through, which goes on till Chapter 136. Hence, the second season is ought to adapt these two arcs surely and cover a total of 73 chapters.
Plot Details: What Will Happen Next?
Now, considering that season 2 will cover both Gojo’s Past Arc and the Shibuya Incident Arc, then the plot of the show will introduce many new characters to the story. Undoubtedly, Gojo’s Past arc is highly awaited after the film delving into the prequel of the franchise. Fans are wishing to see more of Gojo before Itadori came back to the scene. Moreover, his connection with Kenjaku has also raised many eyebrows. So, the upcoming season will surely answer all the questions. Finally, Megumi’s father will also appear towards the end of the arc. According to the manga, Toji Fushiguro, or the Sorcerer Killer, gave a tough fight against the most powerful sorcerer alive. He surely made Gojo sweat for a win.
On the other hand, Shibuya Arc stretches up to Chapter 136 from Chapter 79 right after Gojo’s Past. The arc will find Mahito setting up an army of cursed spirits and users to seal Gojo inside a barrier. This results in Yuji losing his high ground and massacring thousands of innocents at once. It is predicted that season 2 will end at Yuta’s introduction in Chapter 137. In the speculated scene, Yuta also resolves to kill Yuji Itadori. Hence, Yuji’s extermination arc begins right at this point. The remnants of the manga will get continued in the third season.
Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2: Release Date
Good news for all the Jujutsu Kaisen fans, as the makers have added a release window for the series. So, fans will see Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2 up for broadcast in 2023. Moreover, the first season of the show will appear again on the TV screens from March 4, 2022. The upcoming season will surely be available for streaming on Funimation and Crunchyroll. Hence, for more updates on the show, keep coming back to The Anime Daily.