'Jujutsu Kaisen 0: The Movie' has quickly become one of the newest anime series and its prequel film has already become one of the highest grossing in history. Soon we will be able to see 'Jujutsu Kaisen 0' in Spain and in the midst of the overwhelming success of the film, its creator has shared what his approach is when creating his villains.
The characters of 'Jujutsu Kaisen 0: The Movie' are one of the strong points of the series, including several antagonists. Gege Akutami has been interviewed in the latest issue of Jump GIGA magazine and, as Twitter user @soukatsu_ has located and translated, he talked a little about his character creation process and how he manages to make a type of villain that engages his readers.
According to the mangaka, he is not especially concerned that people can empathize with them, if not to give them a personality and objectives that contrast with the heroes.
During the interview, Akutami also left some advice for readers who aspire to become manga artists: "Often you don't realize what you're missing until you're drawing, so look at everything very carefully and draw a lot!" We will try to do our best together."
Crunchyroll, the definitive anime experience worldwide, presents the trailer dubbed into Spanish for 'Jujutsu Kaisen 0', the long-awaited dark fantasy film from TOHO Animation that will be released in theaters throughout Spain on May 27, both in Spanish and Japanese with subtitles in Spanish.
Jujutsu Kaisen 0: The Movie follows the story of Yuta Okkotsu, a shy high school student who is cursed by a childhood friend of his and who enrolls in the Tokyo Academy of Magic under the watchful eye of Gojo Satoru. The film is based on the prequel to Gege Akutami's popular supernatural action manga.
The 'Jujutsu Kaisen' animation series is based on the hit manga of the same title, published in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump with more than 60 million copies sold in Japan. In Spain the manga can be found published by Norma Editorial. The anime was also named Anime of the Year at the 2021 Crunchyroll Anime Awards, and is available in its entirety on Crunchyroll, where fans can go to watch the entire series for the full cinematic experience.
'Jujutsu Kaisen 0' is animated by the MAPPA studio and directed by Sunghoo Park. The film is distributed in Spain by Crunchyroll in association with Sony Pictures Entertainment Iberia.
The Spanish dubbing of the film features the voices of Jaime Pérez de Sevilla as Yuta Okkotsu, Andrea Villaverde as Rika Orimoto, Ángel Luis Martínez as Satoru Gojo, Felipe Garrido as Suguro Geto, Sandra Soria as Maki Zenin, Fernando Acaso as Panda and Miguel Poison as Toge Inumaki.
MAPPA studios' new movie, Jujutsu Kaisen 0, has achieved a cumulative gross of 13.54 billion yen (over 104 million US dollars) through its most recent weekend.
The portal The Numbers lists that the film, on the other hand, has achieved a collection of more than 183.24 million dollars worldwide, which, added to the collection of 2.57 million dollars in Germany, results in a total of 185.82 million. dollars in global box office to date. This places Jujutsu Kaisen 0 above the total earnings of the Stand By Me Doraemon film, making it the seventh most successful anime film in history globally, unadjusted for inflation.
The film remains the highest-grossing film in 2021 in Japan, surpassing that achieved by Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time (at the end of the year, the second was declared the winner since Jujutsu Kaisen 0 had not managed to overcome it). On the other hand, Gege Akutami began publishing the manga in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in March 2018. The work inspired a twenty-four-episode anime series broadcast in Japan from October 2020 to March 2021. It should be remembered that the smartphone game Jujutsu Kaisen: Phantom Parade will be available soon in the QooApp catalog at this link.
Finish closing the details for the premiere of 'Jujutsu Kaisen 0' in Spain must have been a very long delivery, but we finally know that the film will hit theaters in our country on May 27.
Crunchyroll has not only come with the announcement under its arm, it has also released the trailer for 'Jujutsu Kaisen 0' with dubbing in Spanish so that we can have a first look at the new voices of the characters.
As confirmed on the Crunchyroll website, the Spanish dub will feature Jaime Pérez de Sevilla as Yuta Okkotsu, Andrea Villaverde as Rika Orimoto, Ángel Luis Martínez as Satoru Gojo, Felipe Garrido as Suguro Geto, Sandra Soria as Maki Zenin, Fernando Perhaps as Panda and Miguel Poisón as Toge Inumaki.
It must be said that although the anime film arrives dubbed, it will also be available in Japanese with subtitles in theaters, but a good dubbing in Spanish is something that a good number of anime fans were demanding.
Dubbing is still Crunchyroll's weak point in our country, since while in other territories such as Latin America, series are dubbed even when they are still broadcast in simulcast in Spain, almost no content has yet been dubbed. So let's hope that the dubbing of 'Jujutsu Kaisen 0' is also a first step towards more dubbing on the streaming platform (as promised after the merger with Funimation).
'Jujutsu Kaisen 0' is planned as a prequel to 'Jujutsu Kaisen', although its plot is also relevant to what is happening right now in the anime by telling us a past story that concerns Satoru Gojo and Suguru Geto. Of course, it can also serve as an introduction if you were still thinking about catching up with the anime series.
"Jujutsu Kaisen 0" has been showing for weeks and weeks that the hype for the Gege Akutami franchise is real, and there are still a few releases to be produced in the West, among which is that of Spain. The film by the hand of MAPPA started in Japan at the end of last December and since then it has not gone beyond stepping on the accelerator, to the point that today there are hardly any anime films that have done better worldwide.
Honestly, even though this month of May, as I said, there are several premieres that remain to be made of "Jujutsu Kaisen 0", it is very unlikely that it will end up assaulting many more positions on the list that I have shown you. That's because the next target would be "Weathering With You" at $193 million, while we jumped to $204 million later with "Ponyo." It's difficult, but if you want to help Akutami-sensei's work in this daunting task, don't forget the premiere on May 27 in Spain.
Through its social networks, Crunchyroll presented the first trailer dubbed into Spanish for one of the most anticipated films of the year: Jujutsu Kaisen 0. In this two-minute preview you can listen to the following voice cast: Jaime Pérez de Sevilla as Yuta Okkotsu, Andrea Villaverde as Rika Orimoto, Ángel Luis Martínez as Gojo Satoru, Felipe Garrido as Geto Seguru, Sandra Soria as Maki Zenin, Fernando Acaso as Panda, and Miguel Poison will voice Inumaki Toge.
This feature film based on the work of Gege Akutami will premiere on the big national screen with dubbing in Spanish and in the original version with subtitles on May 27, being distributed by Sony Pictures.
In addition, through the Crunchyroll website, the company reveals the cast of additional voices made up of: Ana Isabel Rodríguez, Ángel Morón, Bárbara de Lema, Carmen Puerta. Chema Agulló, Dave Rogers, David Blanco, Eva García, Helena Ovalle, Jorge González, José María Rueda, Marcos Graña, Marta Argota, Miguel Campos, Pablo Adan, Pablo Irles, Paco Nieto and Sara Iglesias. While the team that worked on the production of the dubbed and subtitled versions is as follows.
The story of the Jujutsu Kaisen 0 movie is set one year before the events of the Jujutsu Kaisen series. As in the anime, the MAPPA studio is also in charge of producing the animated film. Sunghoo Park (The God of High School) is located behind the address. Along with him, Hiroshi Seko (Banana Fish) writes and composes the script, while Tadashi Hiramatsu (Yuri!!! on Ice, Parasyte) is in charge of character design. For their part, Hiroaki Tsutsumi, Yoshimasa Terui and Arisa Okehazama are credited as responsible for the musical composition.
As for the Jujutsu Kaisen manga, Gege Akutami began publication in Shueisha's Weekly Shônen Jump magazine in March 2018. Currently, the work is open with 19 compiled volumes released in Japan. Volume 0 of the series was published in Jump GIGA magazine. It was initially intended to be a self-contained story, but readers liked it so much that Shueisha publishers offered Akutami to serialize the work, this time for Shônen Jump.
The original Jujutsu Kaisen manga is being published in Spain by Norma Editorial, which has edited and translated into Spanish both Volume 0 and the first 16 volumes of the series. Also, the publisher has recently announced the licenses for the two light novels that Jujutsu Kaisen has, as well as the fanbook. In addition to the manga, the animated series has also arrived, being available through the anime streaming service Crunchyroll.
Yûta Okkotsu, a high school student whose wish is to be executed, was suffering from Rika, a vengeful apparition. Meanwhile, Satoru Gojô, the master of the Metropolitan Area Sorcery Technical School where one learns to purify "curses", transfers Yûta to the institute.