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King Gnu to Provide OP for Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2 Shibuya Incident Arc

King Gnu to Provide OP for Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2’s Shibuya Incident ArcThe Shibuya Incident arc of Jujutsu Kaisen season 2 is set to kick off August 31, and it’ll feature a brand-new song by King Gnu.

The popular Japanese band, who also contributed the ending theme to Jujutsu Kaisen 0, will provide a song called “SPECIALZ.” The Shibuya Incident arc will run for 18 episodes.

Aside from their Jujutsu Kaisen work, King Gnu are also known in the anime world for the OPs of Ranking of Kings and Banana Fish.

The current arc of Jujutsu Kaisen season 2 came to a close August 3. The next two episodes will summarize the story, then the show will take a well-deserved week off before the Shibuya Incident arc kicks off August 31.

Here’s how the Crunch describes the current season:

This is the innocent spring that the two strongest lost forever. Itadori Yuji took Ryomen Sukuna into his own body in June 2018. Okkotsu Yuta freed Orimoto Rika from her curse in December 2017. And now it’s spring 2006. Gojo Satoru and Geto Suguru, two peerless jujutsu sorcerers from Jujutsu High, have been given two missions by Tengen, an immortal known as the cornerstone of the jujutsu community. One mission is the escorting and erasure of the “Star Plasma Vessel”, Amanai Riko, the girl chosen as the best match to merge with Tengen. So the two of them set out on their escort mission in order to keep the jujutsu community going, but an assassin calling himself Fushiguro interferes in an attempt to assassinate the Star Plasma Vessel. The pasts of Gojo and Geto, the ones who would later be known as the most powerful jujutsu sorcerer and the most evil curse user, are about to be revealed…

Source: ANN

Matt Schley

Matt Schley (rhymes with "guy") lives in Tokyo, and has been OUSA's "man in Japan" since 2012. He's also written about anime and Japanese film for the Japan Times, Screen Daily and more.