JUJUTSU KAISEN The Stage Cancels First Osaka Show Due to Rehearsal Injury With Itadori's Actor

Further days to be confirmed at a later stage



The website for JUJUTSU KAISEN The Stage announced tonight that the first show on the Osaka leg of the stage adaptation of Gege Akutami's hugely popular manga was canceled due to actor Ryuji Sato, who is playing Yuji Itadori, getting in an accident during dress rehearsals earlier in the day. The website noted that future performances, which are set to be performed every day until August 14, will be confirmed tomorrow.


Main visual for JUJUTSU KAISEN The Stage

JUJUTSU KAISEN stage play key visual


Ryuji Sato wrote on Twitter that he was "deeply sorry for the inconvenience" and explained that "when I try to take a breath or attempt to move, my shoulders, chest, and back start to ache." Sato continues by saying that he hates "[his]self for [his] inadequacy" and that "this is inexcusable, but I will recover from my injuries as soon as possible."


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The cancellation came only an hour and a half ahead of curtain opening, with the website stating that refunds will be offered for those who had tickets. JUJUTSU KAISEN The Stage was held in Tokyo from July 15 to July 31.


Source: Sponichi Annex


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Daryl Harding is a Senior Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram

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