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Directed by Sunghoo Park, Jujutsu Kaisen 0 is a film that precedes the successful first season of the anime series, titled Jujutsu Kaisen, and the manga series of the same name. After its stunning success in Japanese box offices, the film hit US theaters in March 2022 and, of course, an English dubbing was produced. The voice cast features some familiar names in the anime dub industry, with some returning cast members from the first season of Jujutsu Kaisen, as well as some new additions.
For those who have already seen the movie and are familiar with other dubbed anime, some of the voices in the cast may have ringed a bell. Fortunately, you don’t have to rack your brains for answers anymore. Here you will find the names of the main voice cast members and some of their most popular works.
What is the movie about?
Jujutsu Kaisen 0 follows the story of Yuta Okkotsu as he struggles to be haunted by the vengeful ghost of his childhood friend, Rika Orimoto. As an 11-year-old, Rika made the main character promise to marry her, not knowing that would never happen, as Rika was hit by a car before Yuta’s eyes and became a cursed ghost. The film is about Yuta’s years of haunting and his journey to break Rika’s curse while joining Jujutsu High.
Who is part of the voice cast?
Kayleigh McKee as Yuta Okkotsuo
Kayleigh McKee has a background in musical theater and has been active in the dubbing scene since 2016, when she decided to take a voice over course. As a trans woman, McKee chose to specialize in both male and female voice dubbing, allowing her to play a wide variety of roles. In addition Jujutsu Kaisen 0some of her major roles are Matthias in The strongest sage with the weakest topPina in beastarsItaru Saito in The Prince of Tennis IIas well as a participation in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stone Oceanwhere she voiced a prisoner.
Anairis Quiñones as Rika Orimoto
Anairis Quiñores’ voice acting career started in 2009, freelancing for smaller projects as well as YouTubers, but it wasn’t until 2018 that her trajectory moved into the anime world. Some of her most famous roles in anime are Mirko from My Hero AcademiaHinatsuru out Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaibaand Yelena van Attack on Titan: The Final Season. The voice actress’s work has also recently been recognized with nominations at the Crunchyroll Anime Awards for her roles in Re: Zero – Starting a life in another worldas Echidna, and Wonder Egg Priorityas Rika Togetsu.
Allegra Clark as Maki Zen’in
With a theater background, Allegra Clark is a voiceover actress and improv artist who is fluent in English, French and Italian. Clark has a very extensive voice acting repertoire, including animation, live-action and especially video games. But that’s not all, as Clark has also expanded her talent into the anime scene, where she is best known for voicing Slan in BerserkGin Akutagawa in Bungo Stray DogsAlex Garcia in Kuroko’s BasketballAishela in Sailor Moon Sailor StarsDerieri in The Seven Deadly Sinsand Elsa Kanzaki in Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online.
Xander Mobus as Toge Inumaki
Active since 2003, Xander Mobus’ voice acting career began in the video game world, with MapleStory. It wasn’t until 2012 that Mobus would get his first work in anime, with Kuroko’s Basketball. Some of his other roles include the young Madara Uchiha in Naruto ShippudenMomoshiki Otsusuki in Boruto: Naruto Next GenerationsKinka in Yashahime: Princess Half-DemonTerence T. D’Arby in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust CrusadersBean and Welfin in Hunter x Hunterand Yusuke Sakurai in Mafia Psycho 100.
Matthew David Rudd as Panda
Matthew David Rudd not only has a career as a voice actor, but also as a film and TV actor, playing a wide variety of roles, with different accents and dialects. Rudd’s career as a voice actor began in 2010, with the video game Heroes of Newerth, and has since branched out into anime. In this area he has voiced many characters such as Shishido in My Hero AcademiaLeaking eye Luca in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden WindThe Salamander and The Utopian in super scammersReijiro Nakatomi in Case closed: The Fist of Blue Sapphireand Dahlia in The Seven Deadly Sins: Cursed by Light.
Kaiji Tang as Satoru Gojo
Kaiji Tang is a Shanghai-born voice actor who currently resides in the US. While he admits voice acting wasn’t always part of his plans, this profession fits him like a glove, and he’s been active since 2005. Although he’s best known for his Pikachu voice acting Detective Pikachuand Tom in Tom & JerryTang has also leaned his voice on other well-known characters, such as Osamu Dazai in Bungo Stray Dogsbig G in doraemonJin Kazama in Tekken: Bloodlinevegeta in Dragon Ball Superand Nobutaka Osanai in Tokyo Revengers.
Lex Lang as Surugo Geto
Long active since 1996, started performing at the incredible young age of seven and has a background in music, stand-up comedy and theatre. He has directed a few animated works for major studios such as Sony, Warner Bros. Pictures, Cartoon Network and HBO; However, Lang’s voice acting career is what he is most known for as he has received two Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards for his work. Some of his voice acting roles include Tow-Line in Transformers: robots in disguiseTeuchi, Tsubasa, Hayate Gekko and Jigumo Fuma in NarutoMarechiyo Ōmaeda and Runuganga in BleachFlashy Flash in One Punch ManEgor and Shu Aozaki in Durarara!!x2as well as Goku and Goku Black in Dragon Ball Super.
Hopefully this article has given you some insight into the English voice cast of Jujutsu Kaisen 0, and you can post where you’ve heard these voices before. With a main cast of voice actors with various works under their belt, even those with a less extensive knowledge of anime will recognize quite a few of these projects; whether it be by watching it yourself, or just hearing about it due to the huge popularity of an anime.