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Short introduction to Jujutsu Kaisen

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…

10. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

Description: Bloodthirsty demons lurk in the woods, and nobody dares to venture out at night, save for the demon slayer of legend. Surviving in this harsh world, young Tanjirou takes it upon himself to protect his family–until the day that everything is taken from him in a vicious slaughter. Now, all he has left is his sister, and she’s not even human anymore.

Number of Episodes: 26

Release Year: 2019-?

Both are shonen anime, so they’re pretty easy to compare from the start. Both have excellent animation and choreographed fight scenes, the main characters are fairly likeable. The plot for Demon Slayer is more compelling to me but both are pretty strong. A bonus for me is neither really has the stereotypical pervy side character. If you like one, you’ll almost certainly like the other.

9. Noragami

Description: Yato, the supposed God of Calamity, is so far down on the Shinto totem pole that he doesn’t even have any followers or a shrine to call his own and has to do odd jobs to make ends meet. Worst of all, his aloof and somewhat goofy personality has just cost him his newest partner and best holy weapon. When the down-on-his-luck Yato is saved by an unfortunate soul called Hiyori, he’s forced to take on a brand new job – to turn her back into a human and fix her supernatural out-of-body experiences! Can Yato, a Regalia-less, miserly minor god, even attempt such a tall order? And is there more to him than his ridiculousness lets on?

Number of Episodes: 12

Release Year: 2014-?

Jujutsu Kaisen and Noragami are both stories about demons needing to be exorcised. These stories are about the people that work to exorcise them while putting themselves in danger to destroy the demons that humans create. Both stories have very lovable characters and great animation and tell very moving stories. 

8. Parasyte -the maxim-

Description: In secret, alien parasites drift downwards toward Earth. Their directive: to take control of a human body and thrive in secret. When a parasite attempts to take over Shinji, an ordinary high school student, he stops it in his arm to save his mind. With the strange power of amorphous muscle, the curious parasite strikes an uneasy truce with Shinji: it will keep him alive and strong so that it may continue living, and will help protect him from the other parasites that might not take kindly to Shinji’s mind still actively working. Can Shinji gain the courage to face the parasites and protect humanity? And would it even make a difference if he did?

Number of Episodes: 24

Release Year: 2014-2015

Both series feature a protagonist whose body is taken over by something inhuman. These creatures’ mouths and eyeballs appear on the protagonist’s bodies, which is just one of many gory elements in both shows.

7. Bleach

Description: Fifteen-year-old Ichigo Kurosaki is a typical teen with fighting skills, two caring sisters and a special trait: he can see ghosts. However, when Ichigo and his family find themselves under attack by a huge beast, Ichigo discovers that there’s more to the supernatural world than the everyday specter. Vengeful spirits known as Hollows roam the world in search of devouring souls, and Shinigami – soul reapers – work tirelessly to defeat them and guide normal ghosts into a place called Soul Society. Ichigo valiantly fights the Hollow that threatens his sisters, but on the verge of defeat a Shinigami named Rukia gives him her powers, turning him into a Shinigami himself. Ichigo must now adjust to his new life of both vanquishing and saving souls for the sake of Soul Society.

Number of Episodes: 366

Release Year: 2004-2012

if you’re looking for an anime that surround a weak to strong guy, someone that didn’t ask for what he was handed, but got it anyways and a situation where there’s two versions, then look no further.  each contain magic, weapon usage to battle against an enemy that only a select few can see, with moments of comedy, action, drama and even romance.

6. My Hero Academia

Description: Izuku has dreamt of being a hero all his life—a lofty goal for anyone, but especially challenging for a kid with no superpowers. That’s right, in a world where eighty percent of the population has some kind of super-powered “quirk,” Izuku was unlucky enough to be born completely normal. But that’s not going to stop him from enrolling in one of the world’s most prestigious hero academies. Now, the only thing standing between him and his first class is the academy’s formidable entrance exam—nothing a little private tutoring from the world’s mightiest hero can’t solve.

Number of Episodes: 12

Release Year: 2016-?

Both protagonists are at a school and encounter this villain organization that they continue to have fights with throughout the season. Both protagonists also continue to level up through the help of mentors and upperclassmen.

5. Tokyo Ghoul

Description: In modern day Tokyo, society lives in fear of Ghouls: mysterious creatures who look exactly like humans — yet hunger insatiably for their flesh. None of this matters to Ken Kaneki, a bookish and ordinary young man, until a dark and violent encounter turns him into the first ever Ghoul-human half breed. Trapped between two worlds, Ken must survive the violent conflicts of warring Ghoul factions, while attempting to learn more about Ghoul society, his newfound powers, and the fine line between man and monster.

Number of Episodes: 48

Release Year: 2014-2018

Both series revolve around the main character being turned into or possessed by an inhuman being. They use the abilities gained from that to fight against the cursed spirits (Jujutsu Kaisen) and other ghouls (Tokyo Ghoul).  

4. Mob Psycho 100

Description: Kageyama Shigeo, a.k.a. “Mob,” is a boy who has trouble expressing himself, but who happens to be a powerful esper. Mob is determined to live a normal life and keeps his ESP suppressed, but when his emotions surge to a level of 100%, something terrible happens to him! As he’s surrounded by false espers, evil spirits, and mysterious organizations, what will Mob think? What choices will he make?

Number of Episodes: 29

Release Year: 2016-?

Both include cursed-spirits only some can see, the protaganist has demon-like powers and both of them are still in school, highschool for Yuji and middle school for Shigeo

3. Bungou Stray Dogs

Description: Kicked out of his orphanage and on the verge of starving to death, Nakajima Atsushi meets some strange men. One of them, Dazai Osamu, is a suicidal man attempting to drown himself in broad daylight. The other, bespectacled Kunikida Doppo, nervously stands by flipping through a notepad. Both are members of the “Armed Detective Agency” said to solve incidents that even the military and police won’t touch. Atsushi ends up accompanying them on a mission to eliminate a man-eating tiger that’s been terrorizing the population… In the virtual city of Yokohama are individuals bearing the name of Bungo, “literary masters,” who possess unusual powers likened to that name. Now begins the battle between the mysterious Bungo powers! 

Number of Episodes: 36

Release Year: 2016-?

Has similar dynamics such as the supernatural and plotline aspects. Involves Main Character gaining/finding their power although one is based in a detective agency and the other enters the schooling scene. Both have humorous tones although they follow a serious man vs self conflict. Both are in the action genre so violence and death is included.  

2. Yu Yu Hakusho

Description: Yusuke Urameshi was a normal middle school punk until he was hit and killed by a car, while saving a child. His selfless action earned him the right to gain his life back and serve as a detective of the spirit world, keeping the world of the living safe from a myriad of demons. But being reborn has its price: Yusuke must hatch a spirit beast that will develop according to his actions, and if he doesn’t act in a good and honest manner, it will eat his soul. Can Yusuke protect the human and spirit worlds and still manage to save himself in the process?

Number of Episodes: 112

Release Year: 1992-1994

If you like supernatural, occultist, spiritual shounen with ghosts and high action fights, you’ll probably enjoy both of these anime.

Yu Yu Hakusho is about a boy named Yusuke Urameshi who dies and takes on the role of a spirit detective who fights ghosts and solves crimes for the Spirit World (an otherworld government)

Jujutsu Kaisen is about a boy named Itadori Yuuji who is sentenced to death row by the higher ups of Jujutsu High (a organization dedicated to training and developing Jujutsu Sourcerers, supernatural disciples trained to exorcise curses) due to the remnants of an ancient evil spirit curse residing within him.

These are of course very simplied versions of their respective plots, however, many of the themes, battles, and systems play out in similar fashions. If you enjoy horror, comradery, high stakes fights, comedy, and intensive character story telling all wrapped into one tight bow, both of these shows are for you. I cannot with an honest conscious say I could see a person enjoying one and not being fond of the other. If you’re a fan of either i definitely recommend checking out the other.

1. InuYasha

Description: Kagome is a normal high school girl who falls into a well, transporting her back in time to the feudal era. Upon her arrival to this world, she mercifully unleashes Inuyasha, a half demon. As if this isn’t enough, she also discovers that she is the bearer of the Shikon no Tama, a jewel of great spiritual power, a jewel which has just shattered into a million shards. Now, along with Miroku the priest, Sango the demon hunter, and Shippo the mischievous fox-demon, they must set out to find the Shikon shards and defeat the evils of the demon Naraku.

Number of Episodes: 167

Release Year: 2000-2004

It’s a lot like Jujutsu Kaisen in that they have to search the whole country for pieces of a power enhancing artefact that other monsters may have eaten to increase their own power. 

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