Jujutsu Kaisen made news when it won the 2021 Anime of the Year Award at Crunchyroll Anime Awards. This win reflects the anime’s rich content as it has an amazing story, splendid animations, and eye-popping actions.
It tells the story of a high school student called Yuji Itadori that joins a secret elite corps of Jujutsu Sorcerers (a group of persons having supernatural abilities to fight against evil spirits) in order to help his schoolmates and kill a powerful curse named Ryomen Sukuna, of which he is a host.
If you are a lover of Jujutsu Kaisen, you should know how sensational every episode has been, but unfortunately, it is just a 24-episode anime. And now in the search to keep the sensation, you may be searching for more anime similar to Jujutsu Kaisen.
Then stop the search because we have a well-assembled list of top 10 anime like Jujutsu Kaisen for you.
Top 10 Animes Like Jujutsu Kaisen You Should Watch
Genre: Body horror, Psychological, Horror thriller Science Fiction
At the top of the list, we have Parasyte The striking similarity is that the main characters are victims of curses/corrupted spirits. Instead of submitting to the curse and dying like everyone else, they survived it and learnt how to control it.
One night, an alien worm called the Parasite arrives on Earth, taking over the brains of humans by entering through their ears or noses. The Parasite attempts to crawl into Shinichi’s nose while he sleeps, but fails as Shinichi wakes up, and enters his body by burrowing into his arm instead.
Genres: Action, Adventure, Super Power, Comedy, Shounen, Supernatural
Next, we have Bleach. The main character in both anime is a high school student with no extraordinary powers. That is until the day he is possessed by superpowers that give him the ability to fight and defend ordinary people from evil forces despite the challenges that await him.
Bleach tells the adventures of a high school student Ichigo Kurosaki that has the ability to see hollows and ghosts from birth. One day, he meets a Soul Reaper(a person who fights against dangerous souls) and becomes a Soul Reaper himself.
Excited by his newly acquired powers of the Soul Reaper, he decides to protect his town from Hollows.
Naruto is an anime like jujutsu kaisen as the main characters are extremely overpowered thanks to being permanent demon/ cursed spirit hosts. They both have strong will and that helps them to not get overtaken completely by the demon/ cursed spirit inside them.
They both revolve around a group of ninjas/shamans who attend the same school with the main objective to protect ordinary people from any harm.
Ninjas = Sorcerers (Shamans)
Demons = Cursed Spirits
Naruto is the host of the Nine-Tailed Demon Fox was encapsulated in him by his father when it attacked their village. As a result of this, he is not respected by many. Naruto then nurtures the ambition to become the greatest Hokage, the highest ranking Ninja of his village in order to be respected.
The main characters in Jujutsu and D. Gray Man are cursed, with Yuji from Jujutsu Kaisen having a demon inside him and Allen from D. Gray Man having a messed up hand. The main characters both have strong and disciplinarian mentors.
D. Gray Man tells the story of young Allen Walker, who joins an organization of exorcists named the Black Order in order to fight a man called Millennium Earl and his demonic army whose agenda is to destroy the human race.
5. Hunter x Hunter
Genre: Action, Shonen, Adventure, Fantasy
The protagonists of Hunter x Hunter and Jujutsu Kaisen have superpowers generated within them.
Killua from Hunter x Hunter is quite similar to Fushiguro from Jujutsu Kaisen. The similarities between the two are not only limited to their personalities but also to their families and circumstances.
The most observable similarities between Hunter x Hunter and Jujutsu are the occasional dark atmosphere and brutal fight scenes.
Gon Freecss discovers that his father is not only alive but is also a legendary Hunter, an individual who has proven himself strong through rigorous tests. He decides to become a Hunter in order to meet his father.
On the other side, we have Demon Slayer. They are monster hunter shows; Tanjiro Kamado knows that every night, flesh-eating demons will emerge to hunt humans with impunity, and only slayers like him can fight back. Meanwhile, it’s up to sorcerers like Yuji and Nobara Kugisaki to slay curses with their own power to protect humanity.
Tanjiro’s family was slain and the lone survivor of the attack was his sister Nezuko who is gradually becoming a demon. This unfortunate event will cause the gentle Tanjiro to become a Demon Slayer and embark on the perilous journey of vengeance while looking for ways to help his sister from becoming a complete demon.
Genre: Mystery, Horror, Action, Supernatural, Dark Fantasy
Another anime like Jujutsu Kaisen is Tokyo Ghoul. Both are dark fantasy anime in which the protagonist that used to be a normal human becomes “a monster”. Though there are some advantages related to transformation, he must be careful with the new situation if he wants to survive and protect those dear to him. And has to convince himself that he is a good guy.
Ken Kaneki is a normal college student who almost died after being attacked by his date who identified herself as a ghoul-demon who feeds on human flesh.
Severely wounded and unconscious, he is rushed to the hospital and operated upon. After the surgery, Ken is half-ghoul because of an organ transplant from the very ghoul who had attacked.
Confronted by his new reality, Kaneki has to adapt in order to survive and protect his loved ones from himself.
At the 8th position comes Blue Exorcist. The story revolves around Rin Okumura, who, along with his younger twin Yukio Okumura, was raised by Father Shiro Fujimoto, an Exorcist. One day, Rin learns that he and Yukio are the sons of Satan.
Witnessing Shiro dying to protect him, Rin draws the demon-slaying sword Kurikara, which restrains his demonic powers.
From that moment on, Rin not only gains demonic features like fangs and a tail but also the power to ignite into blue flames that destroy almost anything he touches.
Mob Psycho 100 is the story of a young eighth-grader, Shigeo Kageyama, nicknamed also known as the Mob who has extraordinary Psychic power. He slowly reduces his public demonstrations due to the negative reactions from his audience.
And now, the only thing he wants is to befriend a girl classmate he is attracted to. But his mentor, a fake psychic mentor, keeps exploiting him.
Lastly, we have Yu Yu Hakusho. Both Jujutsu Kaisen and Yu Yu Hakusho are battle shōnen that deal with fights against demons and the protagonists use their unique supernatural powers to defeat them.
Also, Yu Yu Hakusho is referenced in some Jujutsu Kaisen chapters.
Yusuke Urameshi was a tuff delinquent teen who died in a car accident in an attempt to save a child’s life. Yusuke was revived and then appointed to the title of Underworld Detective with the sole mission to investigate demon-related cases and their apparitions in the human world.
Finally, we have come to an end. Well, we have listed some of the best anime that you may quite like if you watched and liked Jujutsu Kaisen. Not limited to this list there may be more other anime that revolve around Jujutsu. We listed the most popular watch. However, we equally have: