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Yuji Itadori: The Main Protagonist of Jujutsu Kaisen Anime

  • March 7, 2024
  • 6 min read
Yuji Itadori: The Main Protagonist of Jujutsu Kaisen Anime


Yuji Itadori: Greetings to all, we hope that everything has been going well. Are you someone who enjoys watching anime shows and movies in their leisure time? Furthermore, are you a fan of this anime series Jujutsu Kaisen? And, can we spike your interest in knowing more about this specific character named Yuji Itadori? If that is a yes from you, then we recommend you to stay tuned. Indeed, we have got you covered. Evidently, in this blog you will find all that you would need to know about this main character from the anime series.

Yuji Itadori: Anime has gained a lot of recognition

Indeed, entertainment is a crucial part of everyone’s daily routines. Who does not need entertainment in their life. Anime content has definitely managed to create a place for itself in the entertainment industry. As time has passed, anime has become more and more popular. In fact, anime content has a very dedicated and hardcore fan base. Furthermore, it is also very diverse. People from all around the world watch anime content.

Also, people of all age groups are fond of watching anime shows and movies. Therefore, it is not limited to just kids watching it. Everyone can find something suitable for their interests. Notably, the anime industry has such a huge content library full of shows and movies. For the same reason, all the individuals have various options to choose from. Undoubtedly, the narratives of these anime shows and movies are very uniquely entertaining. Also, we cannot forget how much the characters contribute to the anime’s popularity. One such character is Yuji Itadori from Jujutsu Kaisen. Now, we will move on to discuss this character in detail.

A famous dialogue by Yuji Itadori in the narrative of Jujutsu Kaisen

While talking with Masamichi Yaga, Yuji Itadori says the following:

“And the moment I stop to think, I’d go ‘Oh, I bet that right now, somewhere out there, someone is dying because of Sukuna. But that doesn’t concern me. It’s certainly not my fault. You expect me to tell myself that? Well, I refuse to do that. I don’t know how I’ll feel when I’m dying, but… I won’t regret the way I lived!”

Yuji Itadori: Character Overview and Details

  • Character name: Yuji Itadori
  • Anime name: Jujutsu Kaisen
  • Alias Names:
  • Sukuna’s Vessel
  • The Tiger of West Junior High
  • Yuu-chan
  • Japanese Name: 虎杖悠仁
  • Occupation: Jujutsu Sorcerer and Student
  • Affiliation:
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Curse
  • Technical College
  • Race: Human
  • Status: Alive
  • Gender: Male
  • Birthday: March 20th 2003
  • Age: 15 years
  • Height: 173 cm
  • Weight: 80 kg
  • Hair color: Black and Pink
  • Eye color: Light Brown
  • Grade: Special


  • Superhuman physical strength, agility, speed, dexterity
  • Great cursed energy
  • Black Flash
  • Resistance to toxins and poison
  • Cooking

Family and relatives:

  • Kaori Itadori (Mother)
  • Jin Itadori (Father)
  • Wasuke Itadori (Grandfather)
  • Choso (“Older Half-Brother”)
  • Eso (“Older Half-Brother”)
  • Kechizu (“Older Half-Brother”)
  • Noranso, Sho-oso, Tanso, Sanso, Kotsuso, and Shoso (“Older Half-Brothers”)

Friends and allies:

  • Megumi Fushiguro (best friend)
  • Nobara Kugisaki (best friend)
  • Satoru Gojo (teacher)
  • Maki Zenin
  • Panda
  • Toge Inumaki
  • Kento Nanami (mentor)
  • Shoko Ieiri
  • Masamichi Yaga
  • Kiyotaka Ijichi
  • Akari Nitta
  • Setsuko Sasaki
  • Takeshi Iguchi
  • Nagi Yoshino
  • Junpei Yoshino (close friend)
  • Yuko Ozawa
  • Aoi Todo (best friend and older brother figure)
  • Kokichi Muta
  • Utahime Iori
  • Mei Mei
  • Ui Ui
  • Takuma Ino
  • Arata Nitta
  • Kasumi Miwa
  • Momo Nishimiya
  • Noritoshi Kamo
  • Atsuya Kusakabe
  • Choso
  • Yuki Tsukumo
  • Yuta Okkotsu
  • Hiromi Higuruma
  • Hana Kurusu
  • Angel
  • Rika Orimoto
  • Enemies:
  • Cursed Spirits
  • Sukuna (former possessor)
  • Transfigured Humans
  • Mahito (personal archenemy/foil)
  • Hanami
  • Eso (victim)
  • Kechizu
  • Grasshopper Curse (victim)
  • Ogami and her Grandson
  • Jiro Awasaka
  • Choso (formerly)
  • Kenjaku
  • Uraume
  • Hiromi Higuruma (formerly)
  • Type of Hero: All-Loving Exorcist

Who is Yuji Itadori?

Yuji Itadori plays a very significant role in the narrative of this anime series. Evidently, he is the main protagonist/character of Jujutsu Kaisen. Furthermore, his character is portrayed to be the son of Jin Itadori and Kaori Itadori. Also, his grandfather was Wasuke Itadori. In the plot of this anime series, Yuji was just a normal individual living a simple life until he came upon Megumi. The narrative of this anime series is set in the fictional city named Sendai City. Thereafter, after his encounter with Megami he happens to eat one of the fingers of Sukuna. This finger that he consumed is basically a cursed object. For the same reason, he happens to curse himself. After he became a vessel for Sakuna he started to attend the Tokyo Jujutsu High along with Megumi and Nobara. Notably, they start as first year students.

About the anime series Jujutsu Kaisen

Jujutsu Kaisen is one of the popular anime series of recent times that has originated out of Japan. Evidently, the storyline of this anime series is based on its Manga. Also, the manga series of Jujutsu Kaisen happens to have the exact same title as the anime. Gege Akutami is the one who wrote and illustrated this manga series. Additionally, this anime series has been directed by Sunghoo Park who worked on its first season. Whereas, its second season was directed by Shota Gozhozono. Evidently, this anime series was first aired on October 3rd 2020. Thereafter, it was concluded on 28th December 2023. Till the time it aired it managed to accumulate a total of 47 episodes. Lastly, the studio behind this anime series is MAPPA.

Yuji Itadori
Yuji Itadori

Appearance of Yuji Itadori in the narrative of Jujutsu Kaisen

His character is portrayed as a young man. Further, he has average height. Moreover, his body build seems to be slender. Also, he is fond of styling baggy clothing. However, behind all those baggy clothes he has a lean and muscular body. Moving on, his eyes are light brown in colour. Whereas, his hair is pink and black. His hairstyle is an undercut. Also, while he is in Sukuna form a second pair of eyes also appear on his face. Initially, when he was introduced, he was wearing a hooded jacket along with black pants. Along with that he wears white shoes. Thereafter, his pants are denim along with bright red shoes.

Personality of Yuji Itadori in the narrative of Jujutsu Kaisen anime

  • Fair person
  • Cares for others
  • Values life
  • In his opinion, taking human life unethical
  • Energetic
  • Outgoing
  • Soft spoken
  • Tries to joke at every chance
  • Stubborn
  • Composed
  • Good nature
  • Friendly
  • Gets angered quickly


Indeed, this anime series has managed to many people around different corners of the world. its characters play a huge role in this anime series becoming popular. Now we conclude this blog. We expect that we fulfilled all your informational needs. Also, we hope that you got entertained while reading this far. Lastly, if you liked reading this blog there are many other blogs that you can check out if you wish to.

AUTHOR- Piyush Chauhan

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