Dark fantasy, demons, special powers… there are several qualities that “Jujutsu Kaisenanswers clearly, some of which are obviously also found in many other works. This is precisely why I have come here today: to leave you with best anime recommendations that share more similarities with Gege Akutami’s work. Some, I’m sure, will be very obvious to you, but others may leave you with the itch of surprise.

Kimetsu no Yaiba

We start with a very obvious recommendation: “Kimetsu no Yaiba“. Why watch this worldwide phenomenon if you are a fan of “Jujutsu Kaisen”? Well, because both have basically demons/curses that the forces he must fight an organization that trains “warriors”. Yes, on paper you can see they have a very similar base. Obviously, the main plots differ significantly: Itadori becomes the “babysitter” of the most dangerous curse of all while Tanjiro is on a mission to try and turn his sister into a human.. Despite this, for obvious reasons, if you like “Jujutsu Kaisen”, watching “Kimetsu no Yaiba” is practically mandatory.

  • Release date: April 6, 2019.
  • Number of episodes: 26 (Season 1).
  • Where to watch: Prime Video and Crunchyroll.

Chainsaw Man

And yes, if “Kimetsu no Yaiba” highlighted this “organization” created to fight demons, then obviously in “Chainsaw Man“You have to do the same. The fact is that with “Chainsaw Man” the resemblance goes even further, and that is that, like Itadori, Denji merges with a demon which gives him completely savage strength.. On the other hand, still at the level of the story, there are clear changes: in the case of Denji, he simply takes advantage of the opportunity given to him to live a life of hunting demons but with a comfort which he had never enjoyed. But come on, if you’re looking for one Dark setting, with action and fights against strange creatures, “Chainsaw Man” will not disappoint you.

  • Release date: October 12, 2022.
  • Number of episodes: 12.
  • Where to watch: Crunchyroll.


Yeah, “Bleach” also enters this small group that I select first. After all, the Hollow that Ichigo and Soul Society are facing could very well pass for “Jujutsu Kaisen” curses. On the other hand, the same way Itadori “absorbs” Sukuna’s powers, the same can be said of Ichigo and what happens to his Shinigami status. Similarly, in “Bleach” we also have an organization with which to fight these monsters, as in “Jujutsu Kaisen”. The most noticeable difference is that in the case of “Bleach,” there’s a series of captains who, honestly, are the coolest of them all. And when in doubt, think “Bleach” is one of the “Big-Three” along with “One Piece” and “Naruto”, which is to say it must have something special.

  • Release date: October 5, 2004.
  • Number of episodes: 366 (It has a sequel).
  • Where to watch: Disney+.
Bleach, a beast of the big-three anime that won’t disappoint


And I jump from one member of the ‘Big-Three’ to another, because indeed “naruto” is an anime that you will surely like if you are a fan of “Jujutsu Kaisen”. In the case of Masashi Kishimoto’s work, it cannot be said that there are demons to fight (in the end, most clashes have place between ninjas). , but where there is an irrefutable resemblance is in the characters and certain structures. For example, Naruto has a demon sealed inside and Itadori has Sukuna. Likewise, they both train in an academy where they find themselves integrated into a team of three accompanied by a rather calm boy with dark hair, and a rather intense girl. And as if that weren’t enough, they both have a teacher with long, spiky hair. Yes, you will feel at home watching “Naruto”.

  • Release date: October 3, 2022.
  • Number of episodes: 220 (It has a sequel).
  • Where to watch: Netflix and Crunchyroll.


Of all the announcements, it is possible that “Noragami” is the one that shares the most similarities with “Jujutsu Kaisen” in terms of worlds. After all, this anime lets you really see you fight the curses, not the demon variants I’ve highlighted in other anime. Also, of course, aspects such as spiritual power they’re also important, making it even more apparent that the aspects of the world they traverse are truly similar. Of course, in terms of story, they are not very similar: while “Jujutsu Kaisen” takes you through Itadori’s journey ensuring Sukuna is freed, in “Noragami” we meet a small god with big aspirations.

  • Release date: January 5, 2014.
  • Number of episodes: 12 (Season 1).
  • Where to see: AnimeBox.

Hunter X Hunter

If anything can be attributed to “Hunter X Hunter” and “Jujutsu Kaisen” is that they have very unique power systems in what has just been shonen, which allows their characters to fight with a series of very specific skills based on their strengths and weaknesses. Moreover, both can achieve a rather dark tone, for example during the ants arc of “Hunter x Hunter” (which is the best thing done in all anime history). On the other hand, at the level of the story, there is not much resemblance, finally Gon in “Hunter x Hunter” continues in his father’s wake, something that has nothing to do with Itadori’s story. Nevertheless, I recommend one if you like the other.

  • Release date: October 2, 2011.
  • Number of episodes: 148.
  • Where to watch: Crunchyroll.

blue exorcist

Again, we come back to a protagonist who shares a crucial resemblance to Itadori: In Rin’s case, one day she discovers out of nowhere that she is the son of Satan, and that she has demon blood and the ability to transform into one.. Come on, I think it’s pretty close to how Itadori’s life changes as Sukuna begins to reside within him. Of course, in “blue exorcist“therefore, there is a high volume of demons (again similar to curses), but also Rin will enter a center that will introduce you to a series of studies similar to those that Itadori must undergo. In other words, if what you are looking for above all is that action with demons/curses, here is another excellent alternative.

  • Release date: April 17, 2011.
  • Number of episodes: 25 (Season 1).
  • Where to see: Currently not available in Spain.

Heaven from Hell: Jigokuraku

Heaven from Hell: Jigokuraku” is the newest of all the anime in this article, but it has already proven to be able to put it in the same field as “Jujutsu Kaisen”. “Jigokuraku” shows the story of Gabimaru, a death row assassin who will be sent to an island with the aim of finding the elixir of eternal life, and if he succeeds, he will receive an official pardon for his crimes. Where is the resemblance to “Jujutsu Kaisen”? Well, the island is inhabited a kind of strange, aberrant-looking demons that kill anyone who sets foot in the same. Yes, the dark action essence of “Jujutsu Kaisen” will certainly not be missing in “Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku”.

  • Release date: April 1, 2023.
  • Number of episodes: 13.
  • Where to watch: Crunchyroll.

my hero academia

Maybe “my hero academia” and “Jujutsu Kaisen” may not look too much to the naked eye… but only to the naked eye. For one thing, Itadori acquires Sukuna and his powers after eating his finger, while Izuku takes over One For All from All Might after eating a hair of it.. Similarly, possibly in “My Hero Academia” we meet the Nomu, which actually look like curses from “Jujutsu Kaisen”. And obviously we can also talk about the fact that the two protagonists enter a center where they can train in the new sphere of action of their lives. In effect Deku’s purpose in life is closer to Naruto than Itadoribut even so, I think I’ve shown that the world of the two really has a lot of similarities.

And these are the animes that I’m sure you’ll like if you’re a “Jujutsu Kaisen” fan. at the end as you will see I focused a lot on the dark fantasy aspect and fighting supernatural entities which, for the most part, are quite unpleasant to watch.. Despite this, you will also find humorous moments like those that characterize “Jujutsu Kaisen”, so in general I consider a group of very TOP anime remained.

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