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‘Jujutsu Kaisen’ Season 2 Coming to Crunchyroll

Watch the trailer - based on Gege Akutami’s manga, the dark fantasy anime returns July 6 with episodes released weekly, both subbed and dubbed. 

Crunchyroll has announced that Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2 will premiere exclusively on the streamer July 6, with new episodes dropped weekly after its broadcast in Japan, in both subbed and dubbed language options.  Based on the best-selling manga of the same name, written and illustrated by Gege Akutami, the anime series follows the story of Yuji Itadori, who takes on a curse in order to save a classmate’s life.

In Season 2, Tengen gives Gojo Satoru and Geto Suguru, two jujutsu sorcerers from Jujutsu High, the mission of escorting the "Star Plasma Vessel," Amanai Riko, the girl chosen as the best match to merge with Tengen. The two sorcerers set out on their mission in order to keep the jujutsu community going, but an assassin called Fushiguro interferes in an attempt to assassinate the Star Plasma Vessel. This season dives into the pasts of Gojo and Geto, later known as the most powerful jujutsu sorcerer and the most evil curse user.

Japanese voice cast and characters include Yuichi Nakamura as Satoru Gojo; Takahiro Sakurai as Suguru Geto; Anna Nagase as Riko Amanai; Takehito Koyasu as Toji Fushiguro; and Aya Endo as Shoko Ieiri. 

Crunchyroll will announce dub premiere dates soon, which will include English, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, French, German, Italian, Castilian Spanish, and Russian.

The second season of Jujutsu Kaisen is animated by MAPPA (Chainsaw Man; Attack on Titan Final Season; Hell’s Paradise) and directed by Shota Goshozono. The screenplay and series composition are written by Hiroshi Seko (Vinland Saga; Attack on Titan Final Season; Mob Psycho 100).  Additional credits include character design by Sayaka Koiso (Rokka: Braves of the Six Flowers) and Tadashi Hiramatsu (Yuri!!! on Ice); art direction by Junichi Higashi (Cowboy Bebop); cinematography by Teppei Ito (Chainsaw Man); editing by Keisuke Yanagi (Tokyo Ghoul); and music composed by Yoshimasa Terui (Jujutsu Kaisen). The opening and ending theme music for the “Hidden Inventory / Premature Death” arc are performed by Tatsuya Kitani and Soushi Sakiyama, respectfully.

“Fans have been eagerly waiting for the return of this incredible series, and we’re thrilled that Crunchyroll will be the exclusive home to Season 2 of Jujutsu Kaisen,” stated Asa Suehira, Chief Content Officer, Crunchyroll.

Source: Crunchyroll

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