It’s been more than a month since ‘Jujutsu Kaisen 0’ began its international journey after premiering in North America, South America and the United Kingdom. Although its premiere is still pending in a good handful of countries, it has already been sweeping the box office and It has become one of the highest grossing anime films in history..
UPDATE: It has just been confirmed that ‘Jujutsu Kaisen 0’ will finally arrive in Spain thanks to Sony Pictures and we have a release date for the film. Below we expand details!
Straight to the top of the box office
‘Jujutsu Kaisen 0’ swept the United States in its first weekend in theaters, and it doesn’t look like things will calm down as it is released in more countries. At the time of writing this article, the gross of the anime film directed by Sunghoo Park is already has exceeded 170 million dollars.
With this figure behind him, ‘Jujutsu Kaisen 0’ has superseded ‘Princess Mononoke’ and It has become the ninth highest grossing anime film in history.. For now the ranking would stay like this:
‘Kimetsu no Yaiba: Infinity Train’
‘Howl’s Moving Castle’
‘Pony on the cliff’
‘The time with you’
‘Stand by Me Doraemon’
‘Pokémon: The Movie, Mewtwo vs Mew’
- ‘Jujutsu Kaisen 0’
Right now ‘Jujutsu Kaisen 0’ is very close to the first ‘Pokémon’ movie, which still exceeds it by just 2 million dollars, but keep in mind that it is still in theaters in many countries and is still to come. its premiere in some territories, including Spain.
Finally there is news for Spain
In the meantime, Spanish fans of ‘Jujutsu Kaisen’ are pulling their hair out… and rightly so. The anime film has already been released in much of Latin America and its premiere has been confirmed in more and more countries, including in some like Zambia where until now anime films had never been brought to theaters.
From Crunchyroll they set the release date of the film for May in several countries in northern and eastern Europe a few days ago while here we continued without too many updates… until today.
It seems that in Spain there has been a big mess with the license and distribution, but all the complaining has paid off and it has finally been confirmed that Sony Pictures will bring the anime film to our country next may 27th. It would still be clear if it will be a theatrical or streaming release, but seeing the film’s box office trajectory, it is most likely that we will be able to see ‘Jujutsu Kaisen 0’ on the big screen.
Jujutsu Kaisen 0: The Movie @sonypictures
Dir: Sunghoo Park
Acting: Kana Hanazawa, Megumi Ogata, Mikako Komatsu
— ComscoreMoviesSpain (@cSMoviesSpain) April 28, 2022
‘Jujutsu Kaisen 0’ adapts the ‘Jujutsu Kaisen’ prequel manga, both created by Gege Akutami. The animation of the film is developed by MAPwho are also in charge of the anime series.
According to the synopsis of the film: “Yūta Okkotsu is haunted. Ever since his childhood friend Rika died in a traffic accident, her ghost has stayed with him. But her spirit does not appear as the sweet girl Yuuta knew.” once. Instead, it manifests as a monstrous and powerful entity that fiercely protects him. Unable to control Rika’s violent behavior, Yuuta finds himself powerless to stop the bloodshed that follows his brutal revenge.”