Gege Akutami turned Yuji's life upside down in two chapters. The involvement of the protagonists of Jujutsu Kaisen In the culling game, it turned out to be just part of a plan, and now Itadori is without many of his abilities. In anticipation of how the situation will develop, here are some curiosities related to the protagonist.
In celebration of Yuji's birthday, which took place on March 20th, the site @Lightning446 shared several details about the character, including the fact that His name comes from an old classmate of the author Gege Akutami, while the surname is identical to a flower used as a medicine that appears in a table from chapter 143, but could also refer to another of its meanings given the protagonist's aggressive fighting style, or "tiger“.
Yuji seems to have gained some popularity among the girls at Jujutsu High and also proves to be quite adept in the kitchen, even as the defined best cook and singer among freshmen. Another curiosity concerns the Manji Kick, one of Yuji's signature techniques, which was also used in the clash with Mahito in Shibuya, celebrated by Tetsuji Nakano, a famous martial artist who has won several national awards.
Finally, in the clash between Yuji and Choso present in Chapter 104, this is alluded to an undeniable resemblance to a scene from the movie Raid 2who also influenced Tatsuki Fujimoto, author of Chainsaw Man, for a sequence of chapter 62. Let us know in the comments if you were aware of these neat details about Yuji and Jujutsu Kaisen.
Before we say goodbye, let's remember that Satoru Gojo is inspired by a character from Naruto and we'll make you discover how Akutami's passion for manga was born.
• He's even popular with girls! Even if he doesn't know about it himself, it's mostly with girls who don't talk about their own feelings— Lightning (@Lightning446) March 20, 2023
• Yuji is both the best cook and the best singer among Tokyo first-year students. What's it like to be attractive? pic.twitter.com/vhCDsc5viz
• Finally, the fight scene between Choso & Yuji (ch. 104) was inspired by the movie "Raid 2" after Gege himself saw Fujimoto-sensei do something similar in Chainsaw Man (ch. 62).
There's never a shortage of intense choreography at Tiger of West Junior High pic.twitter.com/vSR1AuiMsu— Lightning (@Lightning446) March 20, 2023