Darker anime that are inclined to fully subvert shounen tropes have been on the rise, with Jujutsu Kaisen and Chainsaw Man paving the best way. As two of the animanga group’s “dark trio of shounen”, these sequence use extra severe themes to provide the viewers a contemporary, gory tackle the style. As such, JJK and CSM have some comparable characters.
Aside from their affinity for killing their respective universe’s beasts, the pair of Gojo Satoru and Denji appear as if they could not be extra totally different. Jujutsu Kaisen‘s Gojo is a wealthy, undefeatable mentor and Chainsaw Man‘s Denji is a infantile schoolboy outlined by poverty, so there is not a lot room for comparability. However, there’s one expertise the pair share: each grew to become guardians of kids at a younger age.
Jujutsu Kaisen‘s “Gojo’s Past” arc takes place in 2006, when Gojo and Geto Suguru had been trusted with bringing Riko Amanai, the Star Plasma Vessel, safely to Jujutsu High as college students. However, this mission went bitter as they had been ambushed by Toji Fushiguro. The murderer practically killed Gojo and managed to finish Riko’s life, however the sorcerer did not hesitate in getting revenge. After determining the right way to use the reverse cursed method, Gojo healed the injuries he obtained from Toji and adopted the murderer whereas he delivered Riko’s physique.
Gojo ambushed Toji and took the latter out together with his newly realized energy, however within the murderer’s ultimate second, he instructed Gojo that his son, Megumi, can be offered to the Zenin household within the subsequent few years. A 12 months later, Gojo tracked the first-grade boy down and located him strolling house after faculty. To guarantee Megumi grew as much as be a tremendous sorcerer, in contrast to his father, Gojo took the boy beneath his wing and promised to deal with every thing.
At this level, the older sorcerer was solely a third-year in highschool, placing him round 18 years previous. This is a really younger age to develop into accountable for a kid’s well-being however Megumi was deserted by his father, and the very last thing Gojo wished was the Zenin Clan’s merciless ideology to spoil him. So, the sorcerer devoted his personal life to creating certain Megumi had a greater upbringing — regardless of that boy being the son of the person who took every thing from him.