The Jujutsu Kaisen season 2 trailer for the Shibuya Incident arc debuted on Toho Animation’s YouTube page on Thursday, August 24. The Shibuya Incident arc, which is scheduled to begin on the following Thursday, August 31, is featured in multiple pictures from the trailer.
The opening theme tune from King Gnu’s future arc, SPECIALZ, was also included in the trailer. The Evening Festival sub-arc, which comes before the significant Shibuya Incident arc, was also hinted at in the teaser, giving fans a clear sense of how much of the arc Jujutsu Kaisen season 2 intends to adapt.
Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2 Shibuya Incident Arc Trailer and Key Visual
The “Shibuya Incident” arc, which will span 18 episodes and start on August 31 in the second season of the Jujutsu Kaisen anime, received a promotional video and visual on Friday via the show’s official website. The opening theme tune “SPECIALZ” by King Gnu is preview in the video.
The second season of Jujutsu Kaisen’s Shibuya arc trailer lasts for 1 minute and 25 seconds. Suguru Geto declared that their battleground will be Shibuya on October 31 before handing control over to Yuji Itadori. The imminent battle between Kokichi Muta and Mahito from the Evening Festival sub-arc, which is expected to span the first two episodes, was then hinted at in the trailer.
After that, the characters Nobara Kugisaki, Panda, Maki Zen’in, Toge Inumaki, Mei Mei, Kiyotaka Ijichi, Atsuya Kusakabe, Nanami Kento, Megumi Fushiguro, and Satoru Gojo were displayed in quick succession. Aside from Jogo’s rampage across Shibuya, the video also featured glimpses of Yuji’s conflict with Choso.
Also receiving significant focus was Hanami and Jogo’s conflict with Gojo. Unexpectedly, Kasumi Miwa used the Simple Domain frequently before she switched to Atsuya Kusakabe’s Yuzuki in the trailer. A brief glimpse of Sukuna employing his Flame technique on Jogo followed Megumi and Yuji’s fight with Jiro Awasaka in the trailer’s epilogue.
Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2 Shibuya Incident Arc New Cast and Staff
The anime’s director will now be Shota Goshozono (Jujutsu Kaisen episode 8, 17 director). Takehito Koyasu plays Toji Fushiguro, and Anna Nagase plays Riko Amanai in the new cast. The opening theme music “Ao no Sumika” (Blue House) is performed by Tatsuya Kitani, and the closing theme song “Akari” (Lantern) is sung by Soushi Sakiyama.
Additional Information regarding the Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2 Shibuya Incident Arc
On July 6, the first episode of the season aired on MBS, TBS, and 28 associated channels. In North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and the Commonwealth of Independent States, Crunchyroll is streaming the second season as it airs in Japan. Additionally, the business is streaming an English dub.
For a continuous half-year run, the second season will run for two cours (four quarters). The “Hidden Inventory/Premature Death” (“Kaigyoku/Gyokusetsu”) and “Shibuya Incident” (“Kaigyoku/Gyokusetsu”) arcs of Gege Akutami’s original manga will both be adapted for the anime. There were two compilation episodes on August 10 and 17, following the “Hidden Inventory / Premature Death” storyline, which ran from July 6 through August 3. After the “Shibuya Incident” arc begins on August 31, there won’t be any new episodes until August 24.
Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2 Plot
Crunchyroll describes the new season:
“This is the innocent spring that the two strongest lost forever. Itadori Yuji took Ryomen Sukuna into his own body in June 2018. Okkotsu Yuta freed Orimoto Rika from her curse in December 2017. And now it’s spring 2006. Gojo Satoru and Geto Suguru, two peerless jujutsu sorcerers from Jujutsu High, have been given two missions by Tengen, an immortal known as the cornerstone of the jujutsu community. One mission is the escorting and erasure of the “Star Plasma Vessel”, Amanai Riko, the girl chosen as the best match to merge with Tengen. So the two of them set out on their escort mission in order to keep the jujutsu community going, but an assassin calling himself Fushiguro interferes in an attempt to assassinate the Star Plasma Vessel. The pasts of Gojo and Geto, the ones who would later be known as the most powerful jujutsu sorcerer and the most evil curse user, are about to be revealed…”
Frequently Asked Questions
The Shibuya Incident arc is set to begin on August 31, as revealed in the Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2 trailer.
The arc will span 18 episodes, offering a substantial continuation of the story.
Crunchyroll streams the second season for international audiences, making it accessible across various regions.
Source: Official Website