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"I figured that for the people I know, I want them to die properly."
Yuji Itadori
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Jujutsu Kaisen (呪術廻戦; lit. Sorcery Fight) is a manga written and illustrated by Gege Akutami, which began serialization in Weekly Shōnen Jump on March 5, 2018.

Yuji Itadori is a high school student whose potential is desperately wanted by his school's athletics team. However, he refuses to join them and instead joins the Occult Research Club who desperately needed more members lest they be shut down for good by the student council. Later on, when his grandfather is on his deathbed, Itadori makes a promise to him: that he will do kind deeds so that he dies surrounded by loved ones, unlike his grandfather.

However, Itadori's life takes a sudden turn as he meets Megumi Fushiguro, a sorcerer on the lookout for a cursed object housing an evil spirit. When Itadori's friends open the cursed object that they found, things go south as the cursed spirits that it spawned come to roam the school. As Fushiguro and Itadori are pushed against the wall, Itadori swallows the cursed object, incarnating into his body none other than the King of Curses, Ryomen Sukuna. Now housing Sukuna within him, Itadori is dragged into Fushiguro's thrilling world of jujutsu sorcerers and curses.

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The series is a sequel of a four-chapter monthly series in Jump GIGA called Tokyo Metropolitan Curse Technical School, which was later released under the title Jujutsu Kaisen 0. It takes place about a year or so before the main story and stars Yuta Okkotsu, a first year student at Tokyo Prefectural Jujutsu High School and the possessor of a powerful guardian spirit known as Rika.

Not to be confused with the martial art of Jujitsu, which does not involve sorcery whatsoever.

An anime adaptation by MAPPA premiered in October 2020. On March 27, 2021, it was announced that Jujutsu Kaisen 0 would receive a movie adaptation to premiere Winter 2022.


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  • Academy of Adventure: Tokyo Prefectural Jujutsu High School is one of only two Jujutsu schools in all of Japan. It has the facade of a private religious school when it’s actually used to train Jujutsu Sorcerers. Even after graduating, many Jujutsu Sorcerers use the school as a home base for missions and, in general, a location of support for the jujutsu community.
  • A Taste of Power: In the middle of a fight with Jogo, Gojo decides to bring Yuji to the battle as a training lesson, under the (correct) assumption that his opponent would use Domain Expansion, the pinnacle of Jujutsu Sorcery. After showing him the technique and how to counter it, he states he'll be training Yuji to fight against threats like Jogo in the future.
  • All the Other Reindeer:
    • Junpei Yoshino, the teen who Itadori befriended, was constantly getting harassed and bullied, especially by the three people who died a Cruel and Unusual Death in Chapter 18.
    • The mother of one of the students from Kyoto Prefectural Jujutsu High School, Noritoshi Kamo, is treated horribly by other people because of Noritoshi's status as an illegitimate child and her being a concubine of the head of the Kamo clan.
  • Always Accurate Attack: Domain Expansion traps the target in a space made of the user's own Cursed Energy. Every attack issued by the user within the Domain is guaranteed to hit. That said, the attack can still be blocked or at least mitigated by the target.
  • Always Chaotic Evil: Curses, unsurprisingly given that they are given form, power and will from humanity's darkest emotions.
  • Anatomy of the Soul: Discussed throughout the series. Mahito sees the soul as a physical object inside everyone, and his technique allows him to contort the body through simply playing with the soul. The current Geto finds out the original Geto still has some control of his body despite his death, and so he concludes that the soul and body are exactly the same. This is proven further when Toji is resurrected in his entirety through Ogami just bringing back his body.
  • And I Must Scream: Not only does the humanoid curse Mahito have an ability to transform human bodies, but he also uses them as attack dogs while keeping their consciousness intact.
  • Antagonist Title: The anime's first episode is titled Ryomen Sukuna, after one of the story's central villains.
  • Armour-Piercing Question:
    • Before Itadori is accepted into the Tokyo Prefectural Jujutsu High School, the principal of the school, Masamichi Yaga, asks him many questions to find out why he wants to attend the school and why he wants to collect the king of curses, Ryomen Sukuna's, remains. When Itadori fails to answer the questions, the principal asks Itadori sensitive questions about his grandfather and his true intentions.
    • Mahito also uses this trick as a part of his Hannibal Lecture by asking several questions, such as the meaning of life or the value of the human soul, so that he can corrupt other people easily.
  • As Long as There is Evil: As long as humans vent their negative emotions such as pain or envy, there will always be cursed spirits. Or rather, non-sorcerer humans, who can't control their cursed energy and thus can't prevent it from leaking out, which spawns cursed spirits. Suguru Geto learned of this, and resolved to kill off every non-sorcerer, just to prevent cursed spirits from spawning ever again.
  • Battle Royale Game: Kenjaku begins a Japan-wide battle royale between curse users called the "Culling Game".
  • Beat Still, My Heart: In Chapter 8, Sukuna kills Itadori by tearing his heart out while controlling his body, as payback for using him carelessly.
  • Birds of a Feather: One of the students from Kyoto Prefectural Jujutsu High School, Aoi Todo, ends up becoming a friend of Itadori after he answers Todo's question (about the type of the girl that he likes) with "tall girls with big butts", which happens to be Todo's type as well.
  • Bishie Sparkle: Played for laughs in episode 23's Juju Stroll, where Gojo poses as an exaggeratedly handsome and sparkly violin instructor to mess with Fushiguro.
  • Blessed with Suck: Being a sorcerer means having a great deal of Cursed energy... which is made of negative emotions, so everyone with the potential to be one is a psychological mess by necessity.
  • Bullying a Dragon: Jogo quickly realizes that Satoru Gojo is on a far greater level of power than he initially believed, and regrets not having paid heed to Geto's warnings by the end of their extremely one-sided duel.
  • Can't Kill You, Still Need You: In Chapter 2, Gojo spares Itadori, even though he was supposed to be executed after he ate one of Sukuna's fingers, by asking Jujutsu Sorcerers at the decision-making level to delay Itadori's execution. It is established that Gojo and the higher-ups will eventually execute Itadori after he consumes all of Sukuna.
  • Cerebus Syndrome:
    • The humor noticeably tones down during the VS Mahito arc, as Mahito makes himself fully known to the narrative and quickly establishes himself to be a very real threat against the Jujutsu sorcerers.
    • The Shibuya Incident arc doubles down on the tone shift, ramping up the death and tragedy significantly as the curses gain more ground against the Jujutsu sorcerers. Keep in mind, this arc takes place over one Halloween night.
  • Club Stub: In earlier chapters, Itadori joins the Occult Research Club which desperately needed more members and were being threatened with shut down by the student council.
  • Creepy Doll: The principal of Tokyo Prefectural Jujutsu High School has a childish interest in creating creepy/cute dolls, called Cursed Corpses, animated through cursed energy.
  • Cruel and Unusual Death:
    • In Chapter 6, some of the students from Eishuu Reformatory School are brutally murdered and parts of their bodies are crushed.
    • In Chapter 18, three high school students are found dead in a cinema, with their body parts deformed by a cursed spirit named Mahito. Mahito claims many victims through the story this way.
    • In Chapter 27, Itadori's friend, Junpei, is turned into a deformed creature by a Mahito, to Itadori's despair.
  • The Cuckoolander Was Right: Yuji's old occult club hypothesizes that the rugby team fell ill because of the ghost of a dead architect who was buried beneath the rugby field. The student council president immediately shuts down that theory and says that it was ticks; however, when Megumi arrives on campus he notes that there's a curse attached to the rugby field and wonders if someone is buried underneath it.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle:
    • Anyone unfortunate or naive enough to face Satoru Gojo head on will regret it very quickly, because of the latter's overwhelming power.
    • During the Kyoto exchange event, Kasumi Miwa was not only out-fought by Maki Zen'in, but also had her sword stolen, for an extra serving of Humble Pie.
    • After seeing Ijichi beaten within an inch of his life in Shibuya, Kento Nanami quickly and soundly defeats Haruta Shigemo.
    • Takuma Ino, regardless of his huge power, didn't stand a chance against Toji Fushiguro, who was summoned by Ogami and her grandsone.
  • Custom Uniform: At Jujutsu High, school uniforms can be customized on request. Gojo himself asks for Itadori’s customization, which gives his uniform a red hoodie.
  • Darkest Hour:
    • Chapter 27 is one of the darkest chapters in the manga. As Itadori tries to persuade Junpei to join Jujutsu High, Mahito appears and gruesomely transforms Junpei. When Itadori pleads with Sukuna to save Junpei, Sukuna simply refuses and mocks him, laughing hysterically with Mahito, as Yuji realizes that curses fundamentally don't respect human life.
    • The Shibuya Incident is basically a whole arc of this, with the sealing of Gojo in the Prison Realm allowing for the Disaster Curses and Geto to plunge the city - and by extension the country - into chaos. While the Disaster Curses are all exorcised, many sorcerers are also killed in the incident. The fallout that results ramps up the insanity, as Gojo is permanently exiled by the higher-ups, Yaga is branded as a traitor, Yuji is ordered to be executed by Okkotsu, and Geto awakens the potential of 1000 people.
  • Deconstruction: While not a full deconstruction of the genre, the story plays with and twists a number of established shonen tropes, often taking them to their logical conclusions or more realistic interpretations.
    • Jujutsu High has barely any students in contrast to the "hero training academies" of Naruto, Soul Eater and My Hero Academia. Yuji, Megumi, and Nobara are the only first-years in the entire school and the number of faculty members can be counted on two hands. This is due to Jujutsu sorcerers being rare, and Jujutsu High being incredibly secretive and selective about who is admitted.
    • Lots of shonen manga involve the protagonists learning new techniques and training to make them more effective, with the implicit aesop being "Hard work pays off". Jujutsu Kaisen takes a different approach to this idea. Each Jujutsu Sorcerer has their Cursed Technique inscribed onto them from birth, which means that Cursed Techniques cannot be taught. Some are hereditary, and some are formed later in life, but there's no way to "teach" a Cursed Technique into someone who has not been born with the capacity to use them. This includes Yuji, who needs to rely on rudimentary offensive techniques in order to hold his own in battle. Gojo even states early on that a sorcerer's capabilities as a combatant relies almost entirely on their inherent skill and cursed power.
    • Gojo's Limitless power makes him invulnerable to the vast majority of tricks enemies can throw at him. As a result, enemies specifically target him and single him out among the cast, often setting up traps for him and creating scenarios in which he can't intervene. As it turns out, having a Story-Breaker Power just paints a massive target on your back, which Gojo acknowledges.
    • This is not the first time that Shonen Jump has a protagonist who somehow has a cursed being inside him which grants awesome powers. It's also common for the hero to befriend this entity and gain power from it, like in Yu-Gi-Oh!, Naruto and Bleach. Is it the same for this series? NOPE. Sukuna is wholly independent of Itadori, is evil to his core and is not willing to play ball with our hero. The only time he'll help if its beneficial to him in some way.
  • Designated Girl Fight: During the Goodwill Event, every major student confrontation is always between the same gender. It's made more apparent by every girl fight happening consecutively in the span of three chapters, and emphasized in the anime with said three fitting neatly into Episode 17. This girl's episode also serves as A Day in the Limelight for the Zen'in twins, showcasing their abilities and detailing their story.
  • Difficult, but Awesome: Black Flash is this for all jujutsu sorcerers. It requires you to apply energy directly after a physical strike (no more than 0.000001 seconds), but the control needed is so fine that for many it ends up being akin to a Critical Hit. Itadori manages to grasp it easier than others however.
  • Eldritch Abomination: Most of the cursed spirits, including the likes of Ryomen Sukuna, are depicted as grotesque and terrifying monsters. Although some of them approach Humanoid Abomination territory (e.g. Mahito), they largely originate from the human subconscious, since cursed spirits are formed from negative human emotions such as pain or envy.
  • Eldritch Location: When either sorcerers or cursed spirits accumulate magical power, it can be used to construct a Domain, a location that can be used to boost their own powers. When a Domain is expanded, a more polished sorcery will control the space itself. An example of a Domain Expansion is Gojo's Immeasurable Void, which is an endless void that Mind Rapes those inside.
  • Equivalent Exchange: Cursed energy, and certain techniques powered by it, follow rules involving trade-offs. There's three main ways this manifests:
    • Curtains, magical barriers usually used to hide sorcerer activity, can be fine-tuned to allow certain kinds of people in and out and, in exchange, block another kind of people's movement. For instance, during the Goodwill Event arc, a curtain is erected that allows anyone access, except for Satoru Gojo; this is used as a deliberate Deus Exit Machina.
    • A kind of magical contract, called a Binding Vow, can be agreed upon between two people in order to guarantee exchanges. That said, Binding Vows can also be imposed on oneself; in exchange for more power, one can deliberately handicap themselves.
      • Divulging your own abilities is a common contract to increase power.
      • Nanami has a contract known as "Overtime". Normally while working on the clock, he limits his energy. When he starts working overtime though, his energy increases dramatically.
    • Another kind of contract is known as the Heavenly Restriction. Having limited access to cursed energy, or even having no cursed energy whatsoever, gives one drastically increased physical prowess, and the lack of cursed energy to fight curses can easily be circumvented by the use of cursed tools. Conversely, those with extremely frail bodies gain access to an extreme amount of cursed energy.
  • Evil Is Not a Toy: Geto's former subordinates find this out the hard way when they summon Sukuna. They ask him to kill the entity possessing Geto and are killed for their trouble.
  • Evolving Credits: The anime's first opening, "Kaikai Kitan", has a scene with a few characters having a picnic. As more characters are introduced throughout the show, more characters are added to the picnic (barring villains and a couple others, usually less noteworthy characters). The scene eventually comes to resemble Claude Monet's Luncheon on the Grass.
    • The scene initially starts with Yuji, Gojo, Megumi, and curiously enough, Junpei, who doesn't get introduced until much later.
    • Episode 3 adds Yaga and Nobara.
    • The second years Maki, Inumaki and Panda are added in Episode 6 along with Ijichi and Ieri. Nobara's position is also moved, with a slightly different pose.
    • Filling out the rest of the painting in Episode 9 are Nanami and Todo. It's also worth mentioning here that a different scene earlier, with Gojo slowly removing his blindfold before cutting out, has him finally revealing his eye in full.
    • A final change occurs in Episode 13, the last time "Kaikai Kitan" is used; Yuji is shown with tears in the end, after Junpei's death at Mahito's hands.
  • Explaining Your Power to the Enemy: Invoking this trope has special benefits in the Jujutsu Kaisen universe. Every jujutsu sorcerer can call upon a contract which boosts the effectiveness of their abilities, at the cost of giving away the nature of their technique. An opponent managing to figure out before you can explain it negates the contract however.
  • Extremely Short Timespan: The 50+ chapters long Shibuya Incident Arc (discounting the initial mini-arc at its very beginning) takes place over a single night on Halloween.
  • Fate Worse than Death: Mahito's transfigured humans are still conscious post-transformation.
  • Foreshadowing:
    • When Geto makes his first appearance in the main story, he has stitches along his head. While it could initially be chalked up to him making a recovery after Gojo confronts him in Volume 0, it actually serves the reveal later that the dead Geto had his brain swapped with that of someone else.
    • Early on, Megumi expresses an interest in using Cursed Tools to compliment his fighting style when talking to the second-years, and is briefly shown using his technique to put his fingers in his own shadow. When fighting Hanami over 30 chapters later, he reveals Cursed Tools he's stored within his shadows for him and Maki to use.
    • Itadori displays an abnormal, unexplained resistance to poison when fighting Junpei early on. It can very easily be dismissed as Junpei simply being too weak to affect him, or Itadori using Heroic Willpower. Later in his fight with Eso and Kechizu it's explained that Sukuna, as the King of Curses, is immune to all poisons, making Itadori immune by extension.
  • Grey-and-Gray Morality: After the incident with Junpei, Itadori begins to question himself what a "proper death" is. Nanami suggests that a proper death is a fair one, where good people pass peacefully and evil people die horribly. However, he concedes that this is hard to enforce, as the world itself is morally gray, and there are no purely good or evil people; no two people will die the same death and giving proper guidance to all souls is most likely a path of misery.
  • Hand Seals: Anyone performing a Domain Expansion performs a hand seal first, except for Gojo, who is so strong he can just crook one finger slightly. Megumi performs a different set of hand seals to summon his shikigami.
  • Hannibal Lecture: Mahito gives these to Junpei, to push him into misanthropy. He disparages the human soul in general, the meaning of life and pushes the idea that "indifference" is a virtue.
  • Home Field Advantage: Domain Expansion is a technique that manifests an environment constructed with cursed energy. Constructing a domain uses a lot of cursed energy at the benefit of getting environmental "stat upgrades" and making cursed techniques used in the domain always hit. Gojo even compares it to a buff in video games. The best counter to a Domain Expansion is another one, with the more polished one winning.
  • Humanoid Abomination: Several curses, such as Ryomen Sukuna or Mahito, have the body of a human rather than grotesque and terrifying monsters, and they generally behave like normal, if malevolent humans.
  • In Medias Res: The first episode of the anime starts out with Yuji trapped in a mystical cell, with Gojo explaining that the higher-ups want to execute him. The rest of the episode explains How We Got Here.
  • It Can Think: Some Curses, even at Grade 3 or 4, possess higher intelligence. As first demonstrated in Chapter 5, where one such Curse holds a child hostage against Nobara, knowing that it couldn't beat her head on.
  • Kick the Dog: When Itadori asks Sukuna to revive Junpei (who had been transformed by Mahito), Sukuna refuses. He then mocks him for his inability to save anyone, laughing at him hysterically along with Mahito. This results in Itadori having a Heroic BSoD.
  • Killed Offscreen: Junpei's mother is killed offscreen by a curse (implied to be one of Geto's), triggering Junpei's Start of Darkness.
  • Made of Evil: Cursed spirits originate from human emotions such as pain or envy. Schools and hospitals are potential spawn points for cursed spirits because many people have bad memories and emotions tied to these places.
  • Million-to-One Chance: Fushiguro notes that there's a one in a million chance for Yuji to survive eating Sukuna’s finger, a special-grade cursed object that's essentially a lethal poison, to gain cursed energy. Naturally, it works, kicking off the plot.
  • Musical Assassin : Yoshinobu Gakuganji, Principal of Kyoto's Jujutsu College. He uses his body as an amp and Shreds out his melodies in waves of cursed energy.

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  • Not My Type: Toji Fushiguro delivers this once trapped in the domain of an imaginary vengeful spirit controlled by Geto. The spirit asks him if it is pretty, and when he realizes you can only escape the domain by answering its question, he responds this way, opening himself up to its onslaught.
  • Not Quite Dead: In Chapter 8, Sukuna supposedly kills Itadori by tearing out his heart, it is revealed that he didn't truly die. Instead, Sukuna transported him to his Innate Domain, a sort of dimension within themselves.
  • Pants-Pulling Prank: Itadori's response towards the teacher who acts condescending towards him while Itadori is trying to talk to Yoshino. Itadori pulls his pants off and runs off before coming right back to where Yoshino is.
  • Please Spare Him, My Liege!: In Chapter 3, it is revealed that Fushiguro had asked Gojo to spare Itadori from his impending execution. Fortunately, Gojo complies. It is ruled that Itadori will ultimately be killed after he finds and eats all of Sukuna's body parts.
  • Power Levels: There are different grades for curses based on the effectiveness of traditional weapons:
    • Special Grade: Carpeting explosives like a cluster bomb could work.
    • Grade 1: A tank might be useless.
    • Grade 2: A shotgun would cut it close.
    • Grade 3: A pistol would be fine.
    • Grade 4: With a wooden bat it'd be easy work.
    • These grade levels are also applied to Jujutsu sorcerers, but in their case it's a sign that they're stronger than Cursed spirits in the same grade as they are.
    • Jogo has his power measured in Sukuna's fingers at the start of the series, but this metric isn't really used after that.
  • Power Of Hate: The basis of cursed energy is negative emotions like anger, fear, and hatred. Jujutsu Sorcerers are trained to control their emotions to channel cursed energy.
  • The Promise: Itadori promises his grandfather to be kind to everyone around him, and to die surrounded by his loved ones.
  • Reality Ensues: Unlike most other series with the set-up of a school of supernatural warriors unknown to the general public, the point of how rare Jujutsu sorcerers are is driven further by displaying how little students such a school would actually have, with the main characters comprising the only three first years in the Tokyo Prefectural Jujutsu High School.
    • This lack of numbers also extends to the actual fighting of Curses; while it would be preferable to just have someone as powerful as Gojo deal with Curses as deadly as Special Grade, he's not as widely available due to how they, or something as threatening, can pop up in multiple places, and the numbers of Jujutsu practitioners are generally so little, that three first-year students, one of which is a complete novice, are considered the next best thing for dealing with one. Though this may be downplayed somewhat by Gojo's theory that the whole operation being conducted by first years was actually intended by higher-ups, in an attempt to get rid of Itadori.
    • The standard Superpowered Evil Side trope that's common in most shonen anime/manga is played exactly as horrifying as it could be. Trying to use Ryomen's power for anything positive is a terrible idea, he's completely untrustworthy, and any time he does get free of his prison he only makes things worse.
  • Rescue Arc: Once Gojo is sealed by Prison Realm, the Shibuya Incident Arc focuses on the sorcerers attempting to rescue him.
  • Roaring Rampage of Revenge:
    • After Junpei's mother dies, he uses the powers bestowed by Mahito to knock several students out and kill the suspected murderer.
    • Junpei's Cruel and Unusual Death (being turned into a monster at the hands of Mahito and Sukuna's refusal to fix him) becomes a raison d'etre of Itadori on trying to find and kill Mahito.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can: A lot of cursed objects and spirits are sealed by sorcerers' talismans. When the talisman is unsealed, the cursed spirit can activate its power and free itself. These spirits can roam freely and start wreaking havoc.
  • Shock Collar: Gojo trains Itadori by letting him watch movies together with one of the principal's cursed dolls. It attacks Itadori if he doesn't emit a constant flow of cursed energy.
  • Shout-Out:
    • One of Itadori's classmates says that it's rumored that Itadori completed all four stages of Ninja Warrior.
    • In Episode 6 of the anime adaptation, Gojo holds a DVD of The Lure while he explains Yuji's task of watching movies with a curse corpse. The movie Gojo was spoiling, however, is Deep Blue Sea.
    • The Vs. Mahito arc begins with Junpei watching Human Earthworm 3 in theatres, an obvious send-up to The Human Centipede film series. In an interview, Gege Akutami stated that Junpei's opinion of the Human Earthworm movies are their actual opinions on The Human Centipede movies.
    • Characters regularly name drop manga, anime, and other Shonen Jump properties, like when Yuji compared Cursed Techniques to using a Kamehameha or a Rasengan.
    • Nobara being a Hammer-wielding Action Girl owes to the Hammer Girl from The Raid 2: Berandal. Just like the Hammer Girl, Nobara is also blinded in one eye.
    • The cover for Chapter 147 is a reference to the poster for Logan. Additionally, some panels are direct references to Christopher Robin.
  • Spit Take: Junpei does one when he bursts out laughing at Yuji's impression of Tom Hanks in Cast Away.
  • The Stinger: From Episode 3-onwards of the anime, a mini-anime named "Juju Sanpo" (lit. Juju Stroll) airs, focusing on the daily lives of the characters and more comedic bits based on storyboards that Akutami provided.
  • Tournament Arc: In Chapter 33 onwards, both Tokyo Prefectural Jujutsu High School and Kyoto Prefectural Jujutsu High School hold a tournament called the "Kyoto Sister-School Goodwill Event", which is a tournament between the sorcerer students of the respective schools. The intent of this festival is so that the sorcerers will be able to know their companions and themselves. Though it's slightly subverted — although the first event features fighting, Gojo hijacks the second event, turning it from the typical one-on-one tournament into a nearly completely normal baseball game instead.
  • Trying Not to Cry: Played for drama. When Yuji is presumed dead after Sukuna has torn his heart out, Nobara says that she isn't the kind of person to get sad over losing someone she barely knows, but upon closer inspection, Megumi sees that her lips are trembling, and that she's holding back tears.
  • Welcome to the Big City: The premise has Itadori move from a town in the countryside to Tokyo, the location of Tokyo Jujutsu High.
  • Wham Episode:
    • Chapter 90. Gojo is stalled for one minute inside his brain, and successfully sealed into Prison Realm. The catch is that what stalls him long enough to be captured is the sight of his old friend Suguru Geto, because he had killed him one year prior to the start of the series. While someone who has read the prequel would be able to deduce this, Gojo then demands to know who Geto really is. What follows is Geto pulling a string to remove the top part of his head, revealing an exposed brain with teeth sticking out.
      False Geto: Yeesh! How'd you know?
    • Chapter 135. Choso the Death Painting reveals that the false Geto's real name is Noritoshi Kamo, known as the most evil sorcerer in history. According to the false Geto, it's only one of his many names. It's implied he's been doing this for a while, as Noritoshi shares the same scars as Geto.
    • Chapter 136. Geto reveals the outline of his plan: to create chaos that allows humanity's control over cursed energy to be optimized. To this end, he has groomed over 1000 dormant potential sorcerers (among them, Tsumiki Fushiguro) to become vessels like Yuji, or curse users like Junpei. He then uses Mahito's Idle Transfiguration to awaken these sorcerers, and announces his intention to have them fight each other to the death, finishing off with the release of a great number of Curses into the world.
    • Chapter 137. The Jujutsu world's elders respond to the Shibuya incident. They decide that: Satoru Gojo was an accomplice in the incident, and is not to be released from the Prison Realm; Principal Yaga is to receive the death penalty due to his connections to Gojo and Geto; and Yuji Itadori's execution is no longer suspended, with a newly returned Yuta Okkotsu appointed as his executioner.
  • Wham Shot: Chapter 143 has a brief flashback to Yuji’s grandfather urging to his son Jin (Yuji’s father) of leaving his wife. Said wife is revealed to have scars on her forehead very similar to Geto and Noritoshi Kamo’s.
  • Whole Episode Flashback: The Hidden Inventory arc and the following Premature Death mini-arc all take place about a decade in the past, and follows Gojo's past, with his best friend Geto, and shows the latter's Start of Darkness, as well as the events leading up to Megumi's recruitment by Gojo into Tokyo Jujutsu High.
  • Year Outside, Hour Inside: At the beginning of the flashback arc, Mei Mei and Utahime are both trapped in a mansion, in an unusually long hallway. Gojo being Gojo, rescues them by destroying the whole building, where Shoko reveals that they've actually been stuck there for two days.


 
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