UNIQLO will release original JUJUTSU KAISEN 0 t-shirts on April 7 in the United States
Japanese clothing retailer UNIQLO will launch a line of original clothing JUJUTSU KAISEN 0 T-shirts in the United States, beginning April 7, 2022. The four-piece set will be part of the company’s UT collaboration collection to commemorate the release of JUJUTSU KAISEN 0 in North American theaters.
The adult t-shirts will sell for $19.90 each and feature four new original designs exclusive to Uniqlo’s UT collection. Each shirt highlights the experiences of the film’s key characters. One design features a ring shared by protagonist Yuta Okkotsu and his childhood friend Rika Orimoto as a memento of their relationship. Other designs include Satoru Gojo in a white headband, an outline of the antagonist Suguru Geto, and a full rear display of Rika’s cursed form.
Crunchyroll exits JUJUTSU KAISEN 0 in North America, starting March 18, 2022. Sunghoo Park (JUJUTSU KAISEN) is the director of the film, Hiroshi Seko (Attack on Titan: The Final Season) is the screenwriter, Tadashi Hiramatsu (JUJUTSU KAISEN) is the lead character designer, and Yui Umemoto (Big Blue Fantasy Animation Season 2) is the assistant director. MAPPA takes care of the production of the animation.
The original manga of Gege Akutami was first published in Jump GIGA in 2017 for four volumes under a different name. It was later republished as a single tankoubon volume in November 2018. The story is a prequel to Akutami. JUJUTSU KAISEN manga, which was first serialized in March 2018 and received an anime adaptation in 2020.
VIZ Media describes the manga as follows:
Yuta Okkotsu is a nervous high school student who suffers from a serious problem: his childhood friend Rika has turned into a curse and won’t leave him alone. Since Rika is no ordinary curse, her plight is noticed by Satoru Gojo, a teacher at Jujutsu High, a school where young exorcists learn to fight curses. Gojo convinces Yuta to enroll, but can he learn enough in time to face the curse that haunts him?
Source: Press release