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Cursed Spirits Beware: Funimation Fans Are Blessed With Anime Hit “Jujutsu Kaisen” on the Streaming Service Beginning Today

  • October 5, 2021
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Cursed Spirits Beware: Funimation Fans Are Blessed With Anime Hit “Jujutsu Kaisen” on the Streaming Service Beginning Today

Anime Series Will Appear on Funimation Ahead of NYCC

© Gege Akutami/Shueisha, JUJUTSU KAISEN Project

Culver City, California (October 4, 2021) – Attention all Jujutsu Sorcerers! Toho Animation‘s hit action series JUJUTSU KAISEN will be available on Funimation in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand, as well in Latin America and French-, German- and Russian-speaking Europe on Funimation‘s Wakanim streaming service beginning today, October 4! All 24 episodes will be available in both subtitles and dubbed versions. This will be the first time Funimation subscribers will be able to watch this series.

The anime is based on the best-selling manga of the same title, which has been serialized in Shueisha‘s Weekly Shonen Jump and has sold over 55 million copies in Japan. In the US, the series is published by Viz Media. The series was produced by MAPPA and directed by Sunghoo Park.

“We know Funimation fans will be excited to explore the world JUJUTSU KAISEN,” noted Asa Suehira, Chief Content Officer for Funimation Global Group. “The narrative, animation and characters of JUJUTSU KAISEN all make up a masterful tapestry of storytelling.”

Synopsis of JUJUTSU KAISEN
Yuji Itadori is a high school student with amazing physical abilities, living a normal life. But one day, in order to save his schoolmate from a “curse,” he eats a special grade cursed object, “Sukuna’s Finger,” and gets the curse within his soul. Itadori, who now shares his body with the cursed spirit “Sukuna,” transfers to an institution specializing in curses, Tokyo Metropolitan Curse Technical School, to be guided by the most powerful jujutsu sorcerer, Satoru Gojo… A story of a high school student who carries a curse in order to exorcise it. With no way of turning back, his fierce tale begins to unfold…

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About Toho Animation
An animation label of TOHO CO., LTD.
The label started with the TV anime “MAJESTIC PRINCE,” which aired in April 2013, and has since expanded to include “My Hero Academia,” “HAIKYU!!,” “Dr. Stone,” “TOUKEN RANBU HANAMARU,” “Yowamushi Pedal,” “Umamusume: Pretty Derby,” “Godzilla Singular Point,”, as well as movies such as “your name.,” “GODZILLA” series, and “PSYCHO-PASS: The Movie.”

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