Yuji Itadori, as a Shonen protagonist, has loads in frequent with a few of his different brethren together with the likes of Naruto Uzumaki of Naruto fame and Ichigo Kurosaki of Bleach renown. Combating an interior demon that grants him some critical power however comes with a heavy worth, the star of Jujutsu Kaisen is slated to return later this yr when the anime adaptation unleashes its second season. In an unearthed interview, creator Gege Akutami revealed his inspiration for {the teenager} combating the king of curses, Sukuna following his enrollment in Jujutsu Tech.

Following the conclusion of Jujutsu Kaisen’s first season, Yuji took a again seat and did not seem in any respect within the wildly standard prequel movie, Jujustu Kaisen 0. Happening earlier than Itadori had swallowed a cursed finger of Sukuna, the feature-length movie from Studio MAPPA targeted on newcomer Yuta Okkotsu, a much more reserved hero than the one we got here to know within the tv sequence. Whereas not combating the king of curses, Yuta had his personal terrifying relationship with the love of his life, who was introduced again from the useless to behave as his personal protector as a horrifying creature.

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In talking with a French outlet, creator Gege Akutami broke down what impressed the creation of Yuji Itadori because the Shonen hero is planning to make a giant comeback later this summer season:

“Yuji is strongly impressed by my older brother who’s my reverse. He’s somebody who succeeds in the whole lot he does: sports activities, research, and so forth.”

Diving deeper into Itadori’s life, Akutami additionally famous that “he has extra plans” for Yuji’s mom, stating the next when it got here to the girl who birthed the principle character of Jujutsu Kaisen:

“Sure, I’ve plans. For his mom, I’ve selected her function and I do know roughly once I need her to be concerned. I am unsure if I wish to exploit his father but.”

Jujutsu Kaisen’s second season shall be a giant one, not simply by bringing again Yuji and firm, however by additionally exploring the early lifetime of Gojo, the preferred instructor at Jujutsu Tech, and what led to him and Geto changing into bitter enemies.


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