Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Crunchyroll Release Date Confirmed

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Will Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Be on Crunchyroll? Expected Release Date

It feels like anime film adaptations are entering a golden age, and Jujutsu Kaisen 0 is the latest blockbuster success. Those who were lucky enough to get to a cinema have almost all praised the film, which leaves many of us wondering when Jujutsu Kaisen 0 will be released on Crunchyroll.

Jujutsu Kaisen 0 is a prequel to the original Jujutsu Kaisen TV series, based on creator Gege Akutami’s earlier manga Tokyo Metropolitan Curse Technical School.

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The story follows Yuta Okkotsu, a boy haunted by his dead childhood friend, who’s invited to attend ​​Tokyo Prefectural Jujutsu High School.

Will Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Appear on Crunchyroll?

Will Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Be on Crunchyroll? Release Date
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Yes, Jujutsu Kaisen 0 has now arrived on Crunchyroll.

The streaming platform has played a role in its international release in cinemas.

Crunchyroll, along with Funimation which it has now merged with, were in charge of much of the film’s international distribution.

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A similar situation happened recently with Demon Slayer’s Mugen Train film. The movie had a hugely successful international domestic and international release before being made available on Funimation and Crunchyroll.

Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Crunchyroll Release Date

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Crunchyroll has confirmed that Jujutsu Kaisen 0 will be arriving on its streaming service on September 21st. It is now available on the streaming service.

Crunchyroll announced the Jujutsu Kaisen 0 release date at their Expo, alongside more movie releases on the platform.

According to the release, Jujutsu Kaisen 0 will be available both subbed and dubbed in English. Although no details regarding regional availability are included, it's expected the majority of regions will have access.

Previously, we predicted that Jujutsu Kaisen 0 will likely arrive in late 2022 or early 2023, so the confirmed release is earlier than expected.

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Crunchyroll tends to not give much warning regarding when films will be available on the platform. Sometimes, they can suddenly announce a title is going to be available in a few days, or even on the day in extreme cases.

However, with theatrical films, they have to allow some time for the movie to make as much money from the box office and DVD sales before making it wholly available.

We can draw some estimations for Jujutsu Kaisen 0’s Crunchyroll release based on the schedule they had for Demon Slayer: Mugen Train.

The Demon Slayer film premiered in Japan in October 2020 before being available on DVD in most regions in June 2021. The film was then released on Crunchyroll in October 2021, coinciding with the Mugen Train TV Series’s release.

Jujutsu Kaisen 0 premiered in Japan in December 2021, while the DVD is scheduled to be released in September 2022.

It was seen as unlikely that Crunchyroll would release the film on their platform until a few months after the DVD’s release, although not impossible.

The fact that Jujutsu Kaisen 0's DVD and streaming are coming out almost together perhaps is a sign of global anime distribution moving more in line with global expectations set by streamers like Netflix.

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The release date of Jujutsu Kaisen Season Two is yet to be confirmed. However, many fans are expecting it to be either Winter 2023 (January) or Spring 2023 (April).

It was easy to envisage Jujutsu Kaisen 0 being released on Crunchyroll just before the second season’s release, similar to Mugen Train. In that case, we expected the film to arrive any time between December 2022 and March 2023.

Instead, Jujutsu Kaisen 0 has now arrived on our screens! Once you've finished watching the film, here are some of the best anime like Jujutsu Kaisen to discover while you wait for season 2.