New video promotes anime hit with pop-up cafes in 4 cities
the Gekijō-ban Jujutsu Kaisen 0 The animated film has sold 4.9 million tickets for 6.7 billion yen (roughly $ 58 million) in the 15 days since it opened on December 24. It still tops the highest grossing film of last year. Evangelion: 3.0 + 1.0: Once upon a time three times, which grossed 6,078,211,750 yen (roughly $ 52.5 million) in its first 21 days, en route to a final total of 10.22 billion yen (roughly $ 88 million).
The film’s official website has released a new video promoting the film’s success. It comprises Wildebeest Kingthe ending theme song “Sakayume” (Contradictory Dream).
The website also announced that the pop-up Gekijō-ban Jujutsu Kaisen 0 cafes will open from January 14 to March 27 in Tokyo (Harajuku and Shinjuku), Yokohama, Osaka and Nagoya.
The film grossed 2,694,128,150 yen (roughly $ 23.5 million) in its first three days and topped the box office for its opening weekend. Viewers of the film each receive a booklet “Jujutsu Kaisen # 0.5 Tokyo Prefectural Jujutsu High School”, while supplies last. Cinemas distribute 5 million booklets. The film also has IMAX screenings.
The film is based on Gege Akutami‘s Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Tokyo Toritsu Jujutsu Kōtō Senmon Gakkō (Jujutsu Kaisen 0: Tokyo Prefectural Jujutsu High School) manga prequel story, featuring MAPPA animate again and TOHO distribution. Media viewing published on Jujutsu Kaisen 0 manga in January 2021, and it describes the story:
Yuta Okkotsu is a nervous high school student who suffers from a serious problem – his childhood friend Rika has become a curse and will not leave him alone. As Rika is no ordinary curse, her plight is noticed by Satoru Gojo, a teacher at Jujutsu High, a school where novice exorcists learn to fight curses. Gojo convinces Yuta to sign up, but can he learn enough in time to face the curse that haunts him?
Megumi Ogata voices the main character Yuta Okkotsu, and Kana Hanazawa expresses the character of Rika Orimoto.
the Jujutsu kaisen the television anime premiered in October 2020 and had 24 episodes. Crisp aired the anime outside of Asia while the anime aired in Japan, and also aired voiceovers in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French and German.