Crunchyroll began streaming on Friday an English-subtitled trailer for the Gekijō-ban Jujutsu Kaisen 0 anime film. The agency moreover revealed that the film will open in theaters in France, Belgium, and Luxembourg on March 16, and in Germany, Austria, Switzerland on March 29.
The anime film will open with English subtitles and with an English dub throughout the U.S. and Canada on March 18. The film opened in Japan on December 24.
The film has supplied a whole of 8.85 million tickets for over 12.3 billion yen (about US$107 million) as a result of it opened on December 24, and is for the time being the twenty third highest-grossing film in Japan of all time, surpassing Disney’s Aladdin and Hayao Miyazaki‘s The Wind Rises.
The film is now the #1 highest-earning film on the Japanese area office from the 2021 calendar yr, after surpassing Evangelion: 3.0+1.0: Thrice Upon A Time, according to the Mainichi Shimbun paper’s Mantan Web.
The film earned 2,694,128,150 yen (about US$23.5 million) in its first three days, and topped the sector office chart for its opening weekend. The film moreover has IMAX, 4D, and Dolby Cinema screenings. The film will open with English subtitles and with an English dub throughout the U.S. and Canada on March 18.
The film relies on Gege Akutami‘s Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Tokyo Toritsu Jujutsu Kōtō Senmon Gakkō (Jujutsu Kaisen 0: Tokyo Prefectural Jujutsu High School) manga prequel story, with MAPPA animating as soon as extra and TOHO distributing. Viz Media launched the Jujutsu Kaisen 0 manga in January 2021, and it describes the story:
Yuta Okkotsu is a nervous highschool pupil who’s affected by a big subject—his childhood buddy Rika has was a Curse and won’t go away him alone. Since Rika isn’t any extraordinary Curse, his plight is noticed by Satoru Gojo, a teacher at Jujutsu High, a school the place fledgling exorcists be taught to struggle Curses. Gojo convinces Yuta to enroll, nonetheless can he research ample in time to confront the Curse that haunts him?
Megumi Ogata voiced the precept character Yuta Okkotsu, and Kana Hanazawa voiced the character Rika Orimoto.
Sources: Press launch, Crunchyroll (Joseph Luster)