Jujutsu Kaisen Executive Breaks Down How Risky Its First Movie Was

Jujutsu Kaisen stunned followers in all places when the anime’s debut season was adopted up by a function movie debut, and one of many executives behind the film has damaged down simply how dangerous it was to department out with a film. The first season of the sequence was one of the crucial profitable anime debuts in recent reminiscence, so it wasn’t an excessive amount of a shock to see that it will be releasing a brand new film a bit of underneath a yr following its finish. But what was shocking was seeing it tackle Gege Akutami’s authentic prequel story, and people behind the film did have some fear about lacking out on a number of the key characters from the anime.

Jujutsu Kaisen 0: The Movie launched followers to a brand new primary character, and whereas it had some characters from the primary sequence, there was some preliminary hesitation about following up the profitable anime with such a serious detour. But as Studio MAPPA CEO Manabu Otsuka defined, whereas there was some danger concerned with releasing a brand new film with out most of the threads from the 20 plus episode first season, the workforce on the studio wer assured that the prequel had sufficient of a standalone story to succeed regardless.

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Speaking with Anime News Network concerning the danger of following up Jujutsu Kaisen’s anime with a brand new film centered on the prequel, Studio MAPPA CEO Manabu Otsuka defined, “…there might have been a risk. Because if you look at it from the perspective of them finishing two cours of the series–and then going into a film that doesn’t have the characters that people are familiar with–there might have been a risk.” But then defined that the prequel story had a powerful sufficient story to push by way of, “But when we saw the 0 story, it was such a powerful story by itself. We were pretty confident that the fans were going to enjoy it by itself.”

It might need been excessive danger, however it was additionally very a lot a excessive reward with tons of success not solely in Japan, however around the globe. If you are interested by how the film turned out, yow will discover ComicBook.com’s evaluate of Jujutsu Kaisen 0 right here. But what did you consider Jujutsu Kaisen‘s large film? Was it a correct observe as much as the anime’s first season? Let us know all your ideas about it within the feedback! You may even attain out to me immediately about all issues animated and different cool stuff @Valdezology on Twitter!


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