Jujutsu Kaisen 0 has 2nd biggest opening in Japan box office history

Jujutsu Kaisen 0, the very first feature film based upon the hit anime, debuted as the top movie in Japan in its opening weekend. According to a post shared by CrunchyRoll — which is owned by the licensors of the program, Sony and Funimation — the film made approximately $14.11 million throughout its opening weekend in Japan, making it the 2nd greatest opening for a movie in Japan’s ticket office history.

Toho Animation and Studio MAPPA launched the movie in Japan on Dec. 24. While it had a strong opening weekend, the film clocked in simply listed below another anime struck from 2021, Devil Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Motion Picture: Mugen Train.

Jujutsu Kaisen 0 follows Yuta Okkotsu, a young kid who needs to deal with menstruation of a girl called Rika Orimoto. The film is based upon a series of 4 chapters of the manga by Gege Akutami, which happen prior to the occasions of the program. While the cast will reveal some brand-new characters, like Yuta, other popular faces from the program, like Saturo Gojo, and others from Jujutsu High make a look in the movie.

Jujutsu Kaisen 0 does not presently have a release date in the United States.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.