10 Anime Movies To Watch If You Loved Jujutsu Kaisen 0 – CBR – Comic Book Resources

Fans of Jujutsu Kaisen will be pleased to learn that there are a number of other fantastic anime movies like Jujutsu Kaisen 0 they can watch next.
Jujutsu Kaisen 0 landed in theaters in the US on March 18, marking the feature film debut for the Jujutsu Kaisen property. Needless to say, the movie did not disappoint. It was a 100-minute thrill ride that featured several epic showdowns between the sorcerers of Jujutsu High School and Suguru Geto, as well as some truly marvelous animation.
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That said, fans of Jujutsu Kaisen will be pleased to learn that there are a number of other fantastic anime movies they can watch next.Whether it be seeking more mind-blowing action, touching storytelling, or aesthetically pleasing animation, there is something for everyone looking for a worthy film to watch following Jujutsu Kaisen 0.
My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising is a good place to start for Jujutsu Kaisen 0 fans searching for something to fill the void left by having finally seen the Jujutsu Kaisen movie. This superhero outing certainly encompasses more than a fair share of high-quality showdowns throughout its runtime.
Fans get to see Deku and Bakugo team up for the first time in one of the most gloriously animated movies in recent memory. The two heroes go up against the villain Nine in an intense battle that features an incredibly surprising and massively impactful turn of events that will be talked about for a long time to come.
Just as Jujutsu Kaisen 0 swiftly pulls the viewer in with the heartbreaking relationship between Yuta and Rika, A Silent Voice similarly asks viewers to invest in the touching relationship between Shoya and Shoko. Both films focus on bullying in some capacity and how it impacts the relationships between the respective pairs.
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Viewers that enjoyed the story of Jujustu Kaisen 0 as much as they did the incredible action will find themselves moved by the Shoya and Shoko's relationship. Fans will be heavily invested as they embark on a heart-warming journey with two vastly endearing protagonists.
Paprika follows Dr. Atsuko Chiba, a scientist engaged in the creation of a device called the DC Mini, which is specifically designed to assist psychiatric patients by allowing the device user to view a person's dreams. Atsuko uses the device illegally to help patients under the pseudonym "Paprika" before the prototype is stolen.
Jujutsu Kaisen 0 is brimming with curses that manifest as strange-looking entities to challenge the film's heroes. Similarly, Paprika features some equally strange beings that manifest when dreams and reality merge to wreak havoc on the streets of Japan. Fans of Jujutsu Kaisen 0'seerie dynamic should definitely seek this one out.
Jujutsu Kaisen 0 features action in abundance but it also features some extremely moving subtext and a surprising level of emotional depth. At its core, Jujutsu Kaisen 0 is a story about love and loss, which helps elevate the film beyond being a simple action flick to a more substance-oriented story that just so happens to feature great action.
For fans of the Jujutsu Kaisen 0 movie looking for something with a similar level of emotional depth and storytelling, then Grave of the Fireflies is a great starting point. This is one film that will certainly tug on the viewer's heartstrings and have them reaching for a box of tissues before the film's resonant conclusion.
The Studio Ghibli film Spirited Away by acclaimed director Hayao Miyazaki tells the story of young Chihiro Ogino entering the world of Kami (spirits of Japanese folklore). Chihiro's parents are turned into pigs by a witch and in a bid to save them, Chihiro commences work in the witch's bathhouse.
Since Spirited Away deals with witches, curses, and other ideas regarding supernaturalism, fans of Jujutsu Kaisen 0 enticed by jujustu sorcerers overcoming curses with a wide array of unique techniques will find themselves invested in Chihiro's story and the magic of Miyazaki's world.
Dragon Ball Z has been around since 1989, so it's no surprise that all these years later there are a number of DBZ movies available for fans to enjoy. Of those films is Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods, which currently boasts an impressive 7.2/10 IMDB score and 88% on Rotten Tomatoes.
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The 2013 movie features an epic showdown between Super Saiyan Goku and Lord Beerus in a battle for the ages. Jujutsu Kaisen 0 fans fond of the film's lengthy battle sequences will find a great deal to enjoy with Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods, which certainly features action and great animation aplenty.
Since its inception in 2016, the studio behind My Hero Academia has given fans three feature films along with five seasons of anime. The first and best of these feature films is My Hero Academia: Two Heroes, which not only offers more than enough action to satisfy anime-only fans but also delivers a compelling story.
Two Heroes features some absolutely mind-blowing action throughout its 96-minute runtime. Fans that loved the action present in Jujutsu Kaisen 0 are bound to enjoy watching the U.A. High School pupils jump into action along with the number one hero All Might against a fantastically formidable foe.
Katsuhiro Otomo's Akira is one of the most popular manga series ever created. In 1988, the series received a feature film adaptation. Although the film didn't receive the same level of acclaim as its source material, it remains one of the most iconic anime films to date—especially considering how well the animation still holds up today.
For fans of Jujutsu Kaisen 0, there are a number of reasons Akira is worth seeking out despite it having been released over thirty years ago. At the top of that list is the story itself, which follows protagonist Kaneda as he embarks on a mission to save his friend Tetsuya from a secret government project that gives Tetsuya superpowers.
Made in Abyss: Dawn of the Deep Soul features some of the best storytelling of any anime movie to date. The narrative is splendidly layered, the animation is wonderfully polished, and the characters are immensely endearing. Made in Abyss: Dawn of the Deep Soul also features a mesmerizing final confrontation between Bondrewd and Reg.
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Fans of Jujutsu Kaisen interested in diving into a story that is as evocative and investing as Jujutsu Kaisen 0 will find themselves on the edge of their seat, completely enthralled, and often moved as they embark on a journey deep into the Abyss with the loveable trio of Reg, Riko, and Nanachi.
Demon Slayer has catapulted itself to heights almost unassailable to most anime series. In October 2016, the first-ever feature film for the popular series was released. It went on to become the highest-grossing anime film worldwide. As it moves towards its third season, the anime only continues to grow in popularity.
Jujutsu Kaisen fans looking for the perfect follow-up to the recently released Jujutsu Kaisen 0 need not look any further than Demon Slayer:Mugen Train. The two anime films share striking similarities, with both antagonistic threats forcing the protagonists to use a specific method in order to obtain their objective. In addition, both feature supreme quality animation and some of the best fight sequences in an anime movie.
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Liam Spencer is a writer, reader, poet, performer, and aspiring film-maker based in London, England. Liam is a graduate of London Metropolitan University with a bachelor’s degree in Film and Broadcast Production, and has an extensive background in education. As a spoken word performance artist, he has shared his spoken word talent on stages all across the UK. Liam is a graphic novel and anime enthusiast with a particular admiration for Hajime Isayama’s ‘Attack on Titan’. He is now an anime list writer and contributor for CBR.
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