Small Details You Missed in Jujutsu Kaisen!!
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Small Details You Missed in Jujutsu Kaisen!!

The mangaka whose identity is yet to be revealed Gege Akutami has created a monster of anime and manga by the name Jujutsu Kaisen. The series has gained a loyal following because of the gripping narrative, unique characters, and intense battles. The central plot and characters of the series are known to many fans, but there are so many hidden details and trivia that even seasoned otaku may have missed. Welcome to our website, where we shall unveil 34 interesting facts about ‘Jujutsu Kaisen’ that will leave you yearning.

1. The Enigmatic Gege Akutami:

– Did you know that the creator of the series, Gege Akutami, is in the dark regarding his/ her true identity and gender? The author’s real name is undisclosed, and Akutami is a pen name.

2. The Humble Beginnings:

– Jujutsu Kaisen began as a modest four-chapter one-shot titled “Tokyo Metropolitan Curse Technical School.” Akutami initially had no intention of turning it into a serial.

3. Utah Was Almost the Protagonist:

– It was intended that Yuta Okkotsu should be the central character in the series, but ultimately Yuji Itadori was chosen.

4. Yuji’s Unusual Taste:

– However, one alarming detail in Jujutsu Kaisen is Yuji consuming Sukuna’s fingers. Akutami revealed in a fanbook that they taste like soap which are disgusting to him.

5. Nobara’s Hidden Hair:

– On the contrary, Nobara’s orange hair is dyed and thus it is not a usual indicator of a main character in anime. She has a dark brown hair and hates her conservative upbringing.

6. Toto’s Surprising Hygiene:

– In one aspect, however, Toto is meticulous; he always grooms himself. The readers, as the fans, are curious in explanation of this reaction for fans of the movie.

7. Gojo’s Digimon Obsession:

– Gojo is a huge fan of Digimon, this is a passion that runs from his high school days. This connection is further emphasized, since both his sub and dub voice actors have voiced characters in Digimon.

8. Limited Domain Expansion:

– Many Jujutsu Sorcerers can use their domain expansion only once or twice a day. As for Gojo Satoru and Sukuna Ryomen, they can use it numerous times a day.

9. The Unusual Voice of Hanami:

– Hanami’s voice in the anime is unnatural because the voice actress speaks in Japanese and reverses the recorded sound.

10. Megumi’s Shikigami Attachment:

– Megumi has deep affection for his shikigami. When they are destroyed he grieves exceedingly for them, as if they were a part of his body.

11. Ghetto’s Love for Food:

– Suguru Ghetto’s favorite kind of food is food, in general with no single dish being particularly disliked. His favorite, though, is hyper-specific: A woven bamboo tray was employed to serve zarusoba.

12. Mekamaru’s Name Origin:

– The other is Mekamaru, an anime robot character Kokichi likes.

13. Yuta’s Transformation:

– The change in Yuta Okkotsu’s character development is shown by the modification of his character design to differentiate him from Megumi.

14. Toji Fushiguro’s Enigmatic Grade:

– Toji Fushiguro, one of the very powerful characters, will not hold any official grade in the Jujutsu world. This is because he uses heavenly control for power.

15. Akutami’s Regrets:

– Akutami regretted that she could not devote adequate time to the story of Junpei in a manner that could have ensured adequate exploration of this story.

16. Gojo’s Sweet Tooth:

– While Kakashi from Naruto dislikes sweet food, Gojo loves them. It is clear that Gojo has a sweet tooth.

17. Gakuganji’s Musical Ambitions:

– A new character named Gakuganji is looking for a drummer suggesting the possible formation of a band.

18. Megumi’s Skepticism:

– Megumi is entirely skeptic; possibly because of his experiences as a Jujutsu Sorcerer which makes it hard to trust news reports wholeheartedly.

19. Kohei Horikoshi’s Connection:

– Jujutsu Kaisen is a favorite of Kohei Horikoshi, the author of My Hero Academia. The two men are good friends and have done numerous projects together.

20. Mahito’s Inspiration:

– Mahito’s character design was derived from Perry the Platypus from Phineas and Ferb. Mahito’s eccentricity was enhanced.

21. Rika Orimoto’s Sinister Past:

– The life of Rika Orimoto is full of suspense and mystery. These questions become even more disconcerting when her involvement in the mysterious death of her parents and her curse as a spirit are considered.

22. Shoko Ieiri’s Deception:

– Primary doctor at Tokyo Jujutsu High, Shoko Ieiri, cheated to obtain her doctor’s license when she confessed that she had lied about her eligibility to take the exam.

23. Special Grade Sorcerers:

– They are special grade Jujutsu Sorcerers who excel in power so much, they surpass special grade cursed spirits. At the moment, they only four of them in Jujutsu Kaisen world.

24. Sukuna’s Fear Factor:

– Sukuna, the King of Curses, was indeed feared in his time, but the fear Satoru Gojo feels now isn’t as much as in the present. In the past cursed spirits and users were more dangerous.

25. Yuji vs. Death Painting:

– Yuji consuming a death painting instead of Sukuna’s fingers, huh? In fact he could override the consciousness of the cursed womb and utilize its cursed energy.

26. International Characters:

– There are certain mixed-blood characters in Jujutsu Kaisen. Nanami inherited from her grandfather one quarter of Danish blood, and Nishimi is half Japanese and half American because her mother is Japanese and her father is American.

27. Yuji Itadori’s Name:

– Yuji’s first name is derived from one of Akutami’s former classmates while his family name, Itadori, refers to an oriental medicinal plant called Japanese Knotweed.

28. Toji Fushiguro’s Scar:

– Toji Fushiguro is not a stranger to abuse. He has also been abused before by the Zenon Family, who threw him into the pit of curses created for cursed spirits for purposes of discipline.

29. Toge Inumaki’s Rice Ball Language:

– Toge Inumaki talks in rice ball toppings, rather than words. Every topping possesses a symbolic meaning, eg. “okaka” is negative, and “konbu” is a greeting.

30. Nanami’s Original Villain Role:

– Akutami changed Nanami from a villain into being a part of the main character line from the start.

31. Gojo’s Six Eyes:

– Gojo uses cursed energy extensively without exhaustion through the reduced cursed energy consumption in his “Six Eyes” or Rikagon.

32. Yuji’s Real-Life Inspiration:

– The protagonist resembles Akutami’s older brother, and this resemblance is used to describe the character of Yuji Itadori.

33. Meimei’s Love for Money:

– It is also evident to all that Meimei loves cash. Ironically, her primary source of stress is taxes.

34. A Well-Planned Ending:

– Akutami knows exactly how to put an end to Jujutsu Kaisen so that the conclusion is acceptable from both the story and the viewer’s standpoint.


Jujutsu Kaisen keeps fans hooked with its distinct characters, complicated storyline and fierce fights. Discovering these 34 secret facts about the series, you’ll enjoy the Akutami’s world even more. Whether you’re a veteran otaku or you’ve just discovered this manga and anime, these interesting titbits will reveal the hidden side of the great manga and anime.

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  • 14 October 2023

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