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Kaisen Jujutsu Game to be Released this Year

The popular manga and anime series Jujutsu Kaisen is coming to the mobile game world this year through Jujutsu Kaisen: Phantom Parade.

This was announced along with the opening song released by the video production of animation studio MAPPA.

Quoted from Crunchyroll, Wednesday (16/3), the opening of the game features Takuji Miyamoto as director and storyboarder, Takako Shimizu as main animation director.

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Then, Hironori Tanaka and Masataka Akai as animation directors. Meanwhile, the opening theme song is filled by Japanese soloist Eve with a song called Avant.

Jujutsu Kaisen: Phantom Parade will be a free RPG game with in-app purchases available.

The game will be developed by Sumzap, who made the mobile game KonoSuba: Fantastic Days, with planning and production from Sumzap and Toho.

The Jujutsu Kaisen series, produced by comics (manga-ka) creator Gege Akutami, depicts a high school boy who joins a secret organization to fight spirits that bring misfortune to people.

The manga series has been serialized in Shueisha Inc.’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine. since 2018.

The manga has also been published in other languages, including English, Korean, and German. In Japan, a 24-episode anime television series aired from October 2020 to March 2021.

At the end of last year, the prequel film Jujutsu Kaisen 0 premiered in Japan and was a huge success in the domestic market.

Jujutsu Kaisen 0 is scheduled to premiere in Indonesia starting mid-March 2022.

Meanwhile, the second season of Jujutsu Kaisen will premiere on Japanese TV in 2023 with MAPPA confirming they will be returning as the animation studio in charge of production, although no premiere date has been announced yet. (Ant/OL-1)