Dec. 7 is Satoru Gojo’s birthday, and Jujutsu Kaisen‘s animation studio, MAPPA, is celebrating by giving followers a brand new piece of artwork that includes the sorcerer.
The colourful new art work was launched via MAPPA’s official Twitter account. The illustration reveals Gojo celebrating with the Jujutsu Excessive college students that seem within the collection’ upcoming prequel film, Jujutsu Kaisen 0: Panda, Maki Zenin, Toge Inumaki, and the film’s major character, Yuta Okkotsu. Within the universe of JJK, Gojo was born in 1989, that means that he’s now 32.
— MAPPA (@MAPPA_Info) December 6, 2021
Satoru Gojo is one in every of Jujutsu Kaisen‘s hottest characters. Whereas he maintains a playful demeanor together with his college students, he’s in fact one of many world’s strongest sorcerers. He’s a key determine all through Jujutsu Kaisen‘s story line, serving as a kind of mentor for the prequel’s protagonist, Yuta, in addition to Yuji Itadori, the central hero of the principle manga.
The brand new artwork was additionally launched to advertise the upcoming launch of Jujutsu Kaisen 0, which is able to premiere in Japanese theaters on Dec. 24. Theater-goers can be given a particular booklet with their film ticket that features commentary from the film’s forged and crew, together with collection creator Gege Akutami, in addition to a particular manga chapter by Akutami that tells extra of Yuta’s story. The film’s director, Sunghoo Park, lately revealed that the film will characteristic new content material that was not seen within the manga. Regardless of the collection’ huge abroad recognition, particulars about its worldwide launch exterior of Japan have but to be introduced.
Jujutsu Kaisen is likely one of the latest smash hits to emerge out of Shuiesha’s Weekly Shonen Bounce journal. The collection was created by Gege Akutami in 2019, and within the three years because it was first revealed, the dark-fantasy collection has already turn out to be one of many best-selling manga collection of all time, already surpassing the lifetime circulations of different standard shonen manga hits, resembling Haikyuu!! and My Hero Academia. In keeping with Shueisha, the collection will surpass a circulation of 60 million copies by the tip of the 12 months. If Akutami’s story manages to keep up its present tempo, it has a great likelihood of turning into solely the nineteenth manga collection in historical past to surpass a circulation of 100 million copies, becoming a member of the likes of Dragon Ball, Naruto and Demon Slayer.
The entire first season of Jujutsu Kaisen is offered for streaming on Crunchyroll and Funimation. The manga is offered in English in each print and digital codecs from VIZ Media.