Hot on the heels of the release of Jujutsu Kaisen 0 in the United States, director Sunghoo Park took some time to respond to a few questions about the film. How did the anime staff succeed in scaling up the story for the big screen? Read on to find out.
What kind of things did you focus on when adapting Jujutsu Kaisen to a film?
Tokyo Jujutsu High School is one of the most iconic settings in the Jujutsu Kaisen series. It has existed long before the TV series, so even though the characters have changed, there has been a perception since the production of the TV series that Tokyo Jujutsu High remains the same. We do not just see the Jujutsu High School as an educational institution to become a sorcerer or the place where everyone grew up, including Gojo and Geto, but we also consider it as the foundation of our worldview.
Therefore, we did not change anything in the film…