Jujutsu Kaisen season 2 release date, simulcast plans and what we know so far

As Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Jujutsu Kaisen has been a hugely popular supernatural shonen anime since the series’ first season premiered in October 2020. The series follows Yuji Itadori, an abnormally strong high school student who is enrolled as an apprentice “jujutsu wizard” at Tokyo Jujutsu High after becoming the ignorant the host of Ryomen Sukuna, a powerful curse spirit who plans to regain his material form with the goal of conquering the human world.

After the release of Jujutsu Kaisen 0a feature film set before the events of the first season and follows the story of a fellow apprentice jujutsu wizard named Yuta Okkotsu, a second season of Jujutsu Kaisen has been announced and is currently in production. Here’s everything we know about when to expect the upcoming release Jujutsu Kaisen season 2.


Will there be a Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2?

Yes. A second season of Jujutsu Kaisen was announced in February during a stage event after the opening for Jujutsu Kaisen 0which at the time had grossed over $85.1 million since its December 24th opening in Japanese theaters.

Jujutsu Kaisen creator Gege Akutami drew an illustration of Yuta Okkotsu, the main character of the Jujutsu Kaisen 0and his cursed spirit companion Rika to commemorate the announcement.

What will Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2 cover?

It was announced in September that the second season of Jujutsu Kaisen will air continuously for two “cours” (Japanese broadcast seasons, three months each). The anime will cover the Gojo’s Past arc of the manga, which follows Satoru Gojo’s time as a second-year student at Tokyo Jujutsu High, and the Shibuya Incident arc, which focuses on the events immediately after the end of season 1. Yuta Okkotsu is set to make his first appearance in anime series this season, following his theatrical debut in the aforementioned 2021 film Jujutsu Kaisen 0.

Who will produce Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2?

Anime studio MAPPA returns to produce the second season of Jujutsu Kaisen. It is not yet known about Sunghoo Park, the director of Jujutsu Kaisen season 1 and Jujutsu Kaisen 0will return to direct Jujutsu Kaisen season 2.

Park is currently announced to direct Ninja Kamuian upcoming original anime co-produced by his studio E&H Production and Sola Entertainment for Adult Swim’s Toonami programming block, as well as another original anime project tentatively titled “Project Bullet/Bullet” also produced by E&H Production and slated to stream on Disney Plus in Japan.

When is Jujutsu Kaisen season 2 coming out?

Jujutsu Kaisen season 2 will premiere in 2023, although no exact date has been confirmed at this time. However, optimistic estimates would place the premiere date for Jujutsu Kaisen season 2 somewhere in the autumn season of anime broadcasts, which begins in October and lasts until the end of December.

Will Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2 be streaming on Crunchyroll or Netflix?

It is currently unknown which streaming service will secure the North American license rights to Jujutsu Kaisen season 2. However, considering that the series has been simulcast on Crunchyroll in the past, and considering the merger of Crunchyroll and Funimation in the past year, it is likely that the second season of Jujutsu Kaisen will be simulcast on Crunchyroll, or at least appear on the service at some point in the future.

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