Jujutsu Kaisen: 10 Unlovable Characters Fans Fell In Love With

Shonen is one of the most popular anime genres for audiences around the world. Even with top contenders like my hero academia, demon slayerand The attack of the Titans, Jujutsu Kaisen maintained its position at the top of the genre. Based on an exorcist manga, this series was an instant hit.

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Jujutsu Kaisen has a curious cast of characters with unique personalities and quirks. Both strong and weak characters have been carefully explored. Of course, not all characters are likable. While some may become instant fan favorites, others take their time.

ten Junpei has become ungrateful

Junpei Toshino was constantly bullied by his classmates, causing him to become a loner with a terrible view of humanity. He believed that all humans hated each other. His first encounter with cursed spirits was in a movie theater where Mahito kills his bullies. He follows Mahito and adopts his ideas of purifying human malevolence.

A chance encounter with Yuji causes Junpei to question Mahito’s ideologies. Junpei softens and tries to defend himself upon realizing the extent of Mahito’s manipulation. Transformed into a hideous monster, Junpei begs Yuji to save him before Mahito finishes him off.

9 Nanami was too laid back

Being a jujutsu wizard and hunting cursed spirits is just a 9 to 5 job for Kento Nanam. A level 1 wizard, he was a classmate with Op Satoru Gojo. Indifferent and stoic, Nanami was not well received during her first appearance in the anime.

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Nanami portrayed his responsible and devoted side as he constantly supported Yuji and repeatedly saved his life. Nanami stood firm against the notorious and dangerous cursed spirit Mahito until the very end. Her relationship with Gojo also increased her likability.

8 Todo’s personality took a bit of a warm-up

Aoi Todo is a third-year wizard at Kyoto Prefectural Jujutsu High School with a menacing presence. Extremely strong, he can take on multiple grade 1 cursed spirits at once. He has a mundane past due to his immense power. Todo gauges others by their preference in women, usually taken with a grain of salt by fans.

Todo accepts Yuji as they have similar preferences. New to the world of jujutsu, Yuji finds help in Todo. Todo sees Yuji as a younger brother, teaching him how to control and channel his cursed energy.

seven Yuta came back to kill

*spoiler warning: this character has not yet appeared in the anime.

Yuta Okkotsu is the descendant of one of the three great wizarding clans and is therefore very powerful. Taken in by Satoru Gojo and trained with the other current 3rd years at Tokyo Jujutsu High, Yuta learns to control his cursed energy and becomes a skilled swordsman.

Study abroad at the beginning of Jujutsu Kaisen, Yuta returns to kill Yuji. Acting on orders from superiors, Yuta enters the slaughter game with the sole objective of killing Yuji. and with him, Sukuna Ryomen. However, as he gets a better grasp of the situation, he switches sides, much to the readers’ relief.

6 May’s right is forbidden

*spoiler warning: this entry may contain spoilers for the upcoming season.

Mai Zenin is a third-year witch at Kyoto Prefectural Jujutsu High School and the twin sister of Maki Zenin. Unlike her sister, Mai has a cursed technique with low amounts of cursed energy. She hates her sister for leaving the Zenin clan to become a Jujutsu witch. Although bitter, Mai is an exceptionally talented shooter.

When Gojo is sealed away in the Shibuya Incident, Mai gives her all and sacrifices herself so that her sister, Maki, can defeat the Zenin Clan and gain access to their armory and ultimately face Kenjaku.

5 Megumi was dark and apathetic

Megumi's fighting stance in Jujutsu Kaisen

Megumi Fushiguro is a first-year witch at Tokyo Jujutsu High who possesses the potential to surpass her teacher Satoru Gojo. Megumi’s troublesome past has made him reserved and stoic. He is shown to be apathetic at the start of the series.

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Although Megumi’s character seems tense, she gains depth as the anime progresses. He convinces Gojo to save Yuji from execution after Yuji ate Sukuna’s finger. Megumi’s calm and collected demeanor perfectly balances Yuji’s excitable and loud demeanor.

4 Hanami was an extremist

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Hanami is a cursed spirit of special quality who derives her powers from the abuse of the human forest. A natural extremist, Hanami is closer to a natural spirit than a cursed one. He believes that humans should be exterminated so that the earth can once again shine in its true glory.

Despite her support for the antagonists, Hanami manages to create a sore spot in viewers’ hearts with her nature-sensitive ideologies. While Hanami wholeheartedly believes in the preservation of forests, he wants to rid the earth of all humanity.

3 Choso supported Geto and his evil plans

*spoiler warning: this character has not yet appeared in the anime.

Jujutsu Kaisen Choso

Choso is a container for a cursed relic from over a century ago. Initially an antagonist, he served Kenjaku, who took over the body of Suguru Geto, who was Gojo’s friend and classmate and Yaga’s student. The eldest of nine siblings, Choso took the duties of being an older brother very seriously.

Choso finds a younger brother in Yuji and goes to great lengths to help him in his fight against Geto. A holder of the Kamo Clan Blood Manipulation Technique, Choso is a powerful ally to Yuji.

2 Toji was a terrible father

*spoiler warning: this character has not yet appeared in the anime.

Toji _ Saber _ Vs Geto & Gojo _ Jujutsu Kaisen Manga

A former member of the Zenin clan, Toji Fushiguro took his wife’s surname cutting all ties with the Zenin family. Unable to use cursed techniques, Toji has honed his natural senses to the point of being able to interact with cursed spirits. He sold his son, Megumi, to the Zenin clan.

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Infamous as a “wizard killer”, Toji is revived by Granny Ogami’s Séance technique. A solo festival of carnage, he returns to the world of the dead before he can harm his son.

1 The king of curses possessed Yuji

Sukuna using her curse technique

Sukuna Ryomen is a high-level demon spirit believed to be the vengeful spirit of a sorcerer from the golden age of jujutsu. Sukuna remains as a guest in Yuji’s body after Yuji eats her fingers. Yuji ingests 10 fingers at once during the Shibuya Incident, causing Sukuna to go on a rampage.

Fans have come to love Sukuna for her power. Sukuna is a creature of destruction who enjoys killing just for fun. He became one of the most popular characters alongside Satoru Gojo.

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