Present, Jujutsu Kaisen is getting attention for both positive and negative reasons. With the release of the long-awaited second season in July, studio MAPPA promises great progress for the series. So far, these promises have proven true. However, recent controversies regarding working conditions at the MAPPA studio have caused Jujutsu Kaisen be monitored more closely.
Among them, a surprising truth has recently come to light: “Jujutsu Kaisen 0” completed in an extremely short period of 4 months. That’s right, you didn’t read wrong, as revealed by Honehone – an animator participating in the project Jujutsu Kaisen 0an animated film based on the manga series Jujutsu Kaisen 0 famous was produced in just 4 months.
This same person publicly criticized MAPPA’s working standards through a Twitter post. Honehone emphasized the difficulties the group faced in meeting deadlines that normally could not be achieved without any significant improvements in working conditions.
Statement from the animator about the production period “Jujutsu Kaisen 0” created great surprise and discussion among the fan community.
The 105-minute film was praised by fans and critics for its engaging storyline and high-quality animation.
However, with the above revelation, many people believe that the production of the film began from the first season of the anime. The ability to create a film of this quality in less than a year is a remarkable feat, especially when compared to typical animation production timelines.
In the world of Japanese animation, production Jujutsu Kaisen 0 in four months is considered an extraordinary feat. Typically, anime series are given about 4 to 5 weeks to produce 1 episode, which is already considered a tight deadline. Annual episodes can have a production cycle of up to 7 weeks, depending on the team and desired quality. Considering that most anime episodes are under 30 minutes long and can take up to a month to complete.
As animators continue to speak out against working conditions at the MAPPA studio, the future of “Jujutsu Kaisen” still not sure. This anime series is one of the most famous anime series today produced by MAPPA studio. It remains to be seen whether the company can change its reputation regarding internal working conditions. Currently, the company’s ambitions seem to have cast a shadow over their projects.