Jujutsu Kaisen season 2: What is Shibuya Incident Arc and how is it important? EXPLAINED

Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2 Shibuya Incident Arc, a major plot pivot reshaping characters and stakes. Read on to know more

Published on Aug 09, 2023  |  11:20 PM IST |  282.7K
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Key Highlight
  • The Shibuya Incident Arc marks a pivotal point in Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2
  • Intense battles, unexpected alliances, and a darker tone set the stage for the next season

Jujutsu Kaisen, Season 2  is all set to bring a significant shift in its storyline with the Shibuya Incident Arc. The Shibuya Incident Arc promises to be a game-changer in the anime adaptation, taking the narrative in an unexpected direction. Let's break down what makes this arc so important and how it's set to reshape the Jujutsu Kaisen landscape.

Shibuya Incident Arc plotline decoded

Jujutsu Kaisen has proven itself as a standout among modern anime, and Season 2 is going to solidify its reputation even further. As it approaches the Shibuya Incident Arc, it sets the stage for an electrifying experience. 

At the core of the Shibuya Incident Arc lies a mysterious event that was only briefly hinted at in Season 1. The arc unfolds with a masterfully built-up sequence, where the past meets the present. However, things take an intense turn as the stage is set for the main event in Shibuya. As the plot unravels and power dynamics shift, audiences are taken on an emotional and thrilling ride. The anime promises to cement its status as a modern classic with each battle, revelation, and unexpected twist. The storyline shifts away from the standard formula, placing characters like Yuji, Megumi, and Nobara at the forefront.



"The Shibuya Incident Arc is a turning point that fans have been eagerly waiting for," said an anime fan. "The buildup has been impeccable, and I can't wait to see how the characters handle the challenges thrown their way."

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Streaming details and dates revealed

The suspenseful Shibuya Incident Arc will soon be available. Season 2 will be exclusively available for streaming on Crunchyroll and Netflix. The anime will be released on August 31st, 2023, bringing to life the intense battles and intricate plotlines that define this crucial arc.

As the plot progresses, viewers can expect heart-pounding action, emotional turmoil, and unexpected alliances. Stay tuned to know more as the story unravels in the  Shibuya Incident Arc.

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What happened in Jujutsu Kaisen Shibuya arc?
Satoru exorcises Hanami. As Gojo gets close to Hanami and Jogo, the two attack but Gojo easily counters the two and wounds them. Jogo proceeds to run away with Gojo right behind him, and Hanami decides to use his technique to attack Gojo, realizing Gojo has deactivated Limitless.

What's the Shibuya arc?
The Shibuya Incident arc is the longest one in the manga and covers a whopping 58 chapters. It all starts with the events of Season 1 when Gojo begins to doubt that there's a mole within the school. Later, it would be Kokichi Muta or Mechamaru who would reveal his betrayal to the jujutsu sorcerers.

What happens to Gojo after Shibuya arc?
After the events of the Shibuya Incident, Gojo has been deemed an accomplice and is permanently exiled from the jujutsu society.

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