On March 2, 2023, the official Twitter account for the Jujutsu Kaisen: Phantom Parade RPG mobile game announced that the game has been delayed again.
The game has been delayed from spring 2023 to sometime before the end of the year. The tweet states that the game has been delayed to improve the quality of the game.
— 『呪術廻戦 ファントムパレード（ファンパレ） 』公式 【事前登録受付中】 (@jujutsuphanpara) March 2, 2023
Previously, the game was delayed from 2022 to spring 2023. Even back three, the reason was the same, in order to “further improve the quality”.
Sumzap is developing the mobile game, based on Gege Akutami’s Jujutsu Kaisen manga.
The game will be free-to-play with optional in-app purchases. Shueisha has revealed character visuals for Yūji Itadori, Megumi Fushiguro, Nobara Kugisaki, Satoru Gojō, and Kento Nanami, and stated more characters will also appear in the game.
Eve performs the theme song “Avant.” Eve also performed the anime’s first opening theme song “Kaikai Kitan.”
The original cast of the game is as follows (pictured below from left to right):
- Rina Satou as Saki Rindo
- Kōtarō Nishiyama as Kaito Yūki
- Rikiya Koyama as Kensuke Nagino
Saki and Kaito are first-year students at the Tokyo Prefectural Jujutsu High School’s Fukuoka branch school, and Kensuke is the branch school’s president.
Gege Akutami launched the Jujutsu Kaisen manga in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in March 2018. Since then, the manga has been adapted into a TV anime and a movie based on the prequel, Jujutsu Kaisen 0.
The official Twitter account of the series announced the anime’s season 2 as well.
Currently, the manga is in the middle of the Culling Games arc and has 207 chapters. Viz Media describes the first volume as:
Although Yuji Itadori looks like your average teenager, his immense physical strength is something to behold! Every sports club wants him to join, but Itadori would rather hang out with the school outcasts in the Occult Research Club. One day, the club manages to get their hands on a sealed cursed object. Little do they know the terror they’ll unleash when they break the seal…