Jujutsu Kaisen Star Explains Why Nobara Kugisaki Is One Of The Best Shonen Anime Girls
English Jujutsu Kaisen actress Anne Yatco says Nobara Kugisaki is her personal hero
Yuji Itadori is undoubtedly the main protagonist of Jujutsu Kaisen but he’s not the only cool character in Tokyo Jujutsu High. Yuji’s classmate, Nobara Kugisaki, also proves very popular with fans due to her confidence and determination.
So what really makes Nobara Kugisaki so special? Jujutsu Kaisen English dub actress Anne Yatco has confirmed that she admires the character and claims that Nobara has every right to be one of the best girls in shonen anime!
Anne Yatco recently participated in the Jujutsu Kaisen panel at Crunchyroll Expo where she spoke to Comicbook.com about the character she plays in the anime. Unsurprisingly, Yatco says Nobara is a role model for women watching the show.
“I think what resonates with everyone is that Nobara is a fully realized person. She already comes into full comfort with who she is,” Yatco said. “I think it speaks to people because it’s like she’s saying and doing the things that we wish we had the courage to do on a daily basis. So she’s my heroine.”
She continued, “I want to be like her when I grow up and be like that. And for women in particular, she’s outside of the usual mold of what’s shown in female leads. I think there’s interest in that.” for women and girls because they realize that’s who I can be. That’s who we can all be.
Yatco later stated that she enjoyed playing Nobara. “It’s such an honor to be able to play such an interesting role. And she’s so everywhere, just like a real teenager. She talks like a teenager and she’s kind of one of the guys but also very much a girl,” she said.
In the anime, Nobara Kugisaki was introduced in episode 3 which lives up to its title. girl of steel. With that in mind, the character is ready for more awesome things and we can’t wait to see her in action in Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2.
For the moment, Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2 has yet to receive an official release date. Stay tuned for more updates on this story.
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