‘Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2‘ is the much-awaited sequel to Gege Akutami’s popular manga, ‘Jujutsu Kaisen’. Jujutsu Kaisen is a world full of sorcerers and curses, and the storyline follows the main protagonist, Yuji Itadori who gets involved in the world of Jujutsu, after swallowing one of Ryomen Sukuna’s fingers.
As Fate has it, the teenager becomes a vessel to the ‘King of Curses’ with the consciousness of Ryomen Sukuna inside him. The series follows Yuji and his allies as they try to get rid of Sukuna once and for all. Season 2 will adapt from Gojo’s Past Arc, and will release on July 6, 2023.
In the world of Jujutsu Kaisen, Sorcerers and Curses are ranked by Grade. A Grade refers to the power scaling system that ranks Jujutsu Sorceres and Curses from Grade One to Four, and Special Grade. Here’s a look at some of the Strongest Characters, as per their Grade in Jujutsu Kaisen.
10. Toge Inumaki
Toge is a semi-grade 1 jujutsu sorcerer and a student at Jujutsu Kaisen High. He is a descendant of the Inumaki clan and uses their inherited cursed speech. He communicates with others in rice-ball ingredients, so as not to curse them accidentally.
Toge has a quiet and reserved nature and is loyal to his friends. His curse technique is extremely effective against curses with low intelligence or those susceptible to suggestions.
- Cursed Energy Manipulation–
Using the inherited technique, Toge can curse his enemies which has a direct effect on them. E.g, if he says ‘Explode’, his target, will explode. However, the more intense the curse is, the more backlash it has on his body. Toge is often seen coughing blood from more intense curses and carries a cough syrup for his sore throat.
9. Aoi Todo
Aoi Todo is a grade 1 jujutsu sorcerer and a student at Kyoto Jujutsu High. He was mentored by Special Grade jujutsu sorcerer, Yuki Tsukumo. He has a very muscular build along with an eccentric attitude which makes him intimidating and bullish.
He is one of the strongest students in Jujutsu High who obtained rank 1 without being from a sorcerer family. Special Note, he is a big fan of Nobuko Takada.
- Black Flash
A special technique that creates spatial distortion when connected and the impact causes the cursed energy to turn black.
- Boogie Woogie
This technique allows him to switch positions of anything with cursed energy with a clap of his hands.
8. Yuji Itadori
Surprised to see the protagonist 8th on this list? Well, Yuji is still a long way off from achieving absolute strength, but that does not make him any weaker. He is better than even some of his grade 1 counterparts.
Being the vessel of Ryomen Sukuna, he gets immense cursed energy but it has its limitations.
- Divergent Fist
After landing a punch on his target, cursed energy flows through and makes a second impact which is stronger.
- Black Flash
Similar to Aoi, he can use the Black Flash which has 2.5 more power than a normal attack.
- Slaughter Demon
A Charm Weapon
7. Kento Nanami
The Salaryman is also a Jujutsu Sorcerer. While he was working for Jujutsu High, he was ranked as a Grade 1 Jujutsu Sorcerer. He is also one of the mentors to Yuji Itadori.
Nanami is a very wise and reserved kind of man, who takes his job as a Jujutsu Sorcerer very seriously. He initially had quit Jujutsu High to become a salaryman but later changed his mind.
- Ratio Technique
Nanami’s Innate technique can divide his target into ten lines and forcibly create a weak spot. Nanami can freely choose which part to divide, which includes the target’s head, arms, etc. This also works on non-living objects.
Nanami uses this technique to create a weak point in the surrounding environment.
- Nanami also uses a blunt sword wrapped in cloth.
Mahito is an unregistered special-grade cursed spirit. He is also the leader of Jogo, Hanami, and Dagon. He is a sadistic spirit who turns humans into curses and believes in eradicating normal human beings as they are useless.
He manipulates humans to do his bidding and even toys with them. He single-handedly managed to hold off both Yuji and Kento Nanami.
- Idle Transfiguration
He has the ability to reshape souls into cursed spirits. He uses this to disfigure his victim’s bodies and can even use them to heal himself.
- Mahito is also capable of creating a barrier (Curtain) and Domain Expansion.
5. Yuki Tsukumo
Yuki Tsukumo is one of the four special grade users in Jujutsu High. She does not follow the methods of the other higher-ups at Jujutsu High, and works in her own ways for a curse-free world, as per the manga.
In the manga, Yuki is a bold and high-energy character who is very confident and outspoken.
- Star Rage
Yuki’s technique allows her to grant virtual mass, which gives her devastating destructive force.
- She is also capable of using an Anti-Domain Technique that resists attacks in a Domain Expansion.
4. Geto Suguru
Geto is another one of the special grade users. He was originally a student at Jujutsu High but was expelled from the school for his ideologies. Geto believes in a new world, full of cursed spirits and users without any human beings. He has a deep hatred for Jujutsu Sorceres and is one of the main antagonists of the show.
He often referred to humans as ‘monkeys’. Special Note- Gojo and Geto were best friends during their days at Jujutsu High.
- Cursed Spirit Manipulation
This technique allows Geto to control curses and swallow them in order to use their cursed energy anytime he wants to.
He can use all the stored curses within him and combine them into one powerful attack.
3. Yuta Okkotsu ( Jujutsu Kaisen 0 )
The only student in Jujutsu High who is a special grade jujutsu sorcerer. He was the main protagonist of Jujutsu Kaisen 0. Yuta is also a descendant of Sugawara Michizane, which means he and Gojo are super distantly related. Sugawara is one of the Big Three Vengeful Spirits.
- Enhanced Strenght
- Enhanced Agility
- Enhanced Endurance
Yuta can copy the innate techniques of other jujutsu sorcerers and even use multiple techniques together.
- Complete Manifestation
Yuta is connected to Rika with the ring and can summon her at any given time and used her cursed energy and techniques.
2. Ryomen Sukuna
Ryomen Sukuna is a jujutsu sorcerer from 1000 years ago. He is the undisputed ‘King of Curses’ and after his death, he distributed his powers into 20 indestructible fingers. He was reincarnated in 2018 when Yuji Itadori consumed one of his fingers.
In the manga, the demon has four arms and two faces. His current appearance is similar to his vessel Yuji Itadori. Due to his immense power, he does not think about the consequences of his actions.
- Immeasurable Cursed Energy
Sukuna is the ‘King of Curses’ for a reason. He can never run out of cursed energy and is capable of using it in all his battles.
- Reversed Curse Technique
Sukuna can use this to heal himself or the host’s body
- Malevolent Shrine
This is considered to be the strongest domain expansion with no weakness whatsoever.
1. Satoru Gojo
One of the main protagonists of the show, Satoru Gojo is a Special Grade Jujutsu Sorcerer and widely considered as the strongest in the world. He is the pride of the Satoru family and works as a Teacher at Jujutsu High, mentoring other sorcerers.
Satoru has 2 personality traits. His loving, playful attitude toward his students and colleagues, and his ruthless, unsympathetic nature towards cursed spirits and users. Among the special-grade sorcerers, he is considered to be the strongest.
Derived from the Satoru family, this technique grants users absolute control over cursed energy manipulation at an atomic level. It has 3 standard forms, Blue, Maximum Blue, Red, and Non-standard from, Purple.
- Unlimited Void
Gojo’s Domain Expansion gives him extremely precise control over everything within the Domain.
- Six Eyes
This technique nullifies Gojo’s Cursed Energy Consumption which ensures that he never runs out of Cursed Energy.
Most of these characters are likely to return in Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2, but we won’t see many of them until Season 3. Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2 will be available on Netflix on July 6, 2023.
Source- Jujutsu Kaisen Fandom