Jujutsu Kaisen Anime Unveils Cast, Designs of Magic Tech College's 2nd-Years
posted on by Egan Loo
The official website for the television anime of Gege Akutami's Jujutsu Kaisen manga unveiled the cast members and character designs for three second-year students of the Magic Technical College on Wednesday:
Kōki Uchiyama as Toge Inumaki, a descendant of a clan that can use the words they utter as weapons
Tomokazu Seki as Panda, who may look like an average panda at first glance, but is actually a metamorphosed cursed entity capable of human language
The previously announced cast members include:
- Junya Enoki as Yūji Itadori
- Yūma Uchida as Megumi Fushiguro
- Asami Seto as Nobara Kugisaki
- Yūichi Nakamura as Satoru Gojō
- Junichi Suwabe as Sukuna Ryōmen
Sunghoo Park (The God of High School) is directing the anime at MAPPA. Hiroshi Seko (Attack on Titan: Lost Girls, Banana Fish, Vinland Saga) is writing and supervising the scripts. Tadashi Hiramatsu (His and Her Circumstances, Yuri!!! on Ice, Parasyte -the maxim-) is designing the characters. Hiroaki Tsutsumi, Yoshimasa Terui, and Arisa Okehazama are composing the music.
Viz Media published the manga's first three chapters in English simultaneously with Japan as part of its Jump Start initiative. When the company then switched to its new Shonen Jump model, it began publishing new chapters of the manga digitally. Viz Media published the third volume in print on April 7. Shueisha is also publishing the manga on its MANGA Plus website, and it describes the manga:
For some strange reason, Yuji Itadori, despite his insane athleticism would rather just hang out with the Occult Club. However, her soon finds out that the occult is as real as it gets when his fellow club members are attacked! Meanwhile, the mysterious Megumi Fushiguro is tracking down a special-grade cursed object, and his search leads him to Itadori...