If you’ve been sucked into the world of Jujutsu Kaisen’s anime, you’re not alone. Its premise of fighting Curses with special powers is simple yet effective, and it’s hard not to love the more eccentric members of its cast.
There are only so many episodes to watch, though, so we’ve found five anime like Jujutsu Kaisen if you’re looking for something similar.
Yu Yu Hakusho
Anime Like Jujutsu Kaisen
When it comes to shonen anime with a supernatural twist, it wouldn’t be surprising for Yu Yu Hakusho to come up first and foremost.
Following a traffic accident where he dies saving a child, teenager Yusuke Urameshi is dragged into the affairs of the Spirit World in exchange for being brought back to life. He’s appointed as a Spirit Detective, charged with tracking down demons who hope to cause havoc and taking them out using special powers utilizing his Spirit Energy.
While this seems simple enough at first, the job quickly spirals into larger conflicts, with Yusuke soon finding himself up against some of the most powerful demons in existence. Alongside his friends and allies though, he might just have what it takes to save both the world of the living and the Spirit World from destruction.
While its art and aesthetic make Yu Yu Hakusho a ’90s shonen to its core, there’s still a timeless appeal to the writing and characters that are hard not to love. They elevate the experience past being just another action series and leave you wanting to see how certain characters will grow and change across the duration of each cour.
It’s on the lengthier side too, meaning you won’t run out of episodes to watch for quite a while once you pick it up.
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