New information on the second season of the anime “Jujutsu Kaisen” (MBS/TBS series, every Thursday from 11:56 pm) has been announced. King Gnu’s new song “SPECIAL” has been selected as the opening theme for the “Shibuya Incidents” edition, which will begin broadcasting on August 31st.
King Gnu worked on the theme song “Ichito” and the ending theme “Gyakumu” at the same time for “Theatrical version Jujutsu Kaisen 0,” released in December 2021 and ranked first in the Oricon weekly single ranking. Record hits. This time, he will again work on the theme song for Jujutsu Kaisen.
The new song “SPECIAL” will be available in full size in advance along with the first broadcast of “Shibuya Incidents” and will be released as a CD package on September 6th.
The jacket of the limited edition of the CD is an illustration drawn by OSRIN of PERIMETRON, who works on King Gnu’s artwork, and Makoto Arai in the image of “Shibuya Incidents.” A group of skyscrapers and a group of skyscrapers are drawn dynamically.
“Shibuya Incidents” moves to the time axis that continues from the first season. In the area around Shibuya Station, which is crowded with Halloween on October 31st, a large-scale battle will occur between sorcerers, cursers, and cursed spirits. A story that unfolds. It will be a magnificent episode of 18 episodes from August to December.
“Jujutsu Kaisen” is based on the manga of the same name, which began serialization in “Weekly Shonen Jump” in March 2018. A dark fantasy that steps into a world of battles over curses.
The cumulative circulation of comics exceeded 80 million. The TV anime was broadcast from October 2020 to March 2021 and gained popularity, and it will be made into a theatrical anime in December 2021. The second season of the TV anime will be broadcast in July 2023.
‘Comment from King Gnu Tsuneda Daiki’
“I am very honored to be offered the opening theme for Jujutsu Kaisen/Shibuya Incidents. Please look forward to it! Listen to it with a roar.”
‘Comment from Makoto Arai from PERIMETRON’
“Mix, go crazy, writhe. I put it in the artwork. The CD limited edition has a special specification that can only be seen physically, so please pick it up and take a look~” <
‘Comment from PERIMETRON OSRIN’
“Tsuneda-kun knows a lot about curses. You know, in the first place, I’m cursing myself to live. Otherwise, I can’t make that song. We also put in a spell carefully. Makotchan (Makoto Arai) is a cursed body. This is the best in me. This is the board.”
TV animation “Jujutsu Kaisen” 2nd season broadcast schedule
Quiet story (first and second parts): August 10th, August 17th
“Shibuya Incident”: August 31st ~
*August 24th is Scheduled to be suspended due to the programming schedule