Jujutsu Kaisen: Your Complete List Of Filming Locations

Anime lovers, we’re breaking down all the top spots from one of the most popular animes this year: Jujutsu Kaisen!

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Photo by Jujutsu Kaisen on Facebook

If you want to step into the same world as Megumi, Satoru, Yuji, and Nobara; look no further. These are the must-visit places in Japan that you can see in the background of Jujutsu Kaisen. When visiting, don’t forget to snap a pic to compare to the show!

Harajuku’s Takeshita Street

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Photo by @pics_yyy on Instagram

The show is set in Japan and includes iconic locations, including: Takeshita Street – a central hotspot for fashion and style and a go-to destination for teens. The main road is filled with delicious eateries to grab a bite and trendy shops with something for everyone. Takeshita Street is so popular that it often draws enormous crowds and is known as a symbol of Harajuku.

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Photo by @jujutsukaisen on Instagram

Many scenes in the anime take place on this street. Fans noticed that one of the scenes in Episode 3 happens across from Harajuku Station, on Takeshita Street. In fact, you can even see the name of the street in the show! The shops and the signs drawn in the anime are nearly exact to how they appear in real life.

Harajuku is also the origin of “kawaii” culture and popular trends. Many who have gone recommend trying the cafés filled with sweet desserts or clothing stores perfect for a new and vibrant look.

Sendagaya Tunnel in Shibuya

In the first opening of Jujutsu Kaisen, viewers can see Megumi kneel down on the ground in a tunnel modeled after Sendagaya Tunnel in Japan. This tunnel has a rich history and rumors of it being haunted. Since it’s under a cemetery and many have shared ghost stories related to the location, you just might see a spirit if you go through! Many visitors talk about the ghost of a long haired, bloodstained woman. Meanwhile, others report feeling scared just by passing through the tunnel.

Other Tokyo Spots

Sendai Photo by Rogério Toledo on Unsplash
Sendai Photo by Rogério Toledo on Unsplash

The manga and anime reference many regions, including: Okinawa, Sendai, and Kawasaki. Although Sendai is the first setting for the series and also where Yuji Itadori is from, Kawasaki is the primary setting for another arc in the show.

Photo by @masktnak on Instagram

The Miyagi Prefecture’s capital city and cultural hub of activity, Sendai has about a million residents and is known for festivals, crafts, and food. Kawasaki is in an industrial area boasting several temples, parks, museums, and more. One attraction that brought many travelers to this area was an amusement arcade called: Kawasaki Warehouse, which was designed to replicate Kowloon Walled City in Hong Kong. Unfortunately, the establishment is now shut down.

Bonus Manga Location: Inokashira Park in Kichijoji

Photo by @kubo_naoji on Instagram

The cover art of the manga features the lead characters on steps. Inokashira Park in Kichijoji in Western Tokyo is a place locals love, and it’s easy to see why with beautiful and natural views the park has to offer. It has a stunning lake and hundreds of cherry blossom trees, which makes it a favorite amongst Tokyoites.

Avani Goswami

Social Media Associate

Avani is an avid reader and a lover of learning. She enjoys writing and seeks out new adventures everyday. Her passion is representation and equality for people all over the globe.

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