JUMP FESTA 2023: Day One Coverage


It certainly has been a thrilling event so far. If you missed the first day of Jump Festa, don’t worry, I’m bringing you the News Roundup! Keep in mind that I have already covered the Black Clover and Undead Unluck announcements.

Jump Festa 2023 Main Promotional Visual
Image Credit: Shueisha Inc.

The Prince of Tennis

The Prince of Tennis Anime Teaser Visual
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Starting off the roundup with the Prince of Tennis panel, it was unfortunate that the series creator, Takeshi Konomi, could not attend due to poor health, but we hope he feels better soon and gets plenty of rest. The big announcement for this panel was the reveal of a brand-new event that will take place in June 2023.

Jujutsu Kaisen

Jujutsu Kaisen Season Two Visual
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The second season of the anime series adapting Gege Akutami’s Jujutsu Kaisen Manga will be making a comeback in July 2023. It was previously announced that the second season would run for two consecutive cours that will include the Hidden Inventory/Premature Death and Shibuya Incident arcs. The panel also introduced four new character visuals and a teaser trailer. The new visuals include the following characters: Toji Fushiguro, Riko Amanai, Satoru Gojo, Shoko Ieiri, and Suguru Geto.


Mission: Yozakura Family

Mission: Yozakura Family Teaser Visual
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During the Mission: Yozakura Family panel, it was announced that the rom-com thriller manga series from Hitsuji Gondaira would be picking up an anime adaption. Silver Link will be producing the animation for the series.

Hokkaido Gals Are Super Adorable

Hokkaido Gals Are Super Adorable Teaser Visual
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Two months ago, it was announced that Kai Ikada‘s rom-com manga Hokkaido Gals are Super Adorable would be getting an anime adaption. During today’s panel, there were new updates about the upcoming series, voice actor Nobunaga Shimazaki would be taking up the role of the male protagonist Tsubasa Shiki. The main staff was also announced, and Crunchyroll also has exclusive comments from Nobunaga Shimazaki.

  • General director/Series composition: Mirai Minato
  • Director: Mizuzu Hoshino
  • Character design: Katsuyuki Sato
  • Production: SILVER LINK. × BLADE

Chained Soldier

Chained Soldier Announcement Visual
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Another exciting announcement from Jump Festa was the revelation of Takahiro and Yohei Takemura’s Chained Soldier getting an anime adaption. In addition to this announcement, a new visual along with the cast and main staff list was also included in it a new teaser trailer. Coming in 2023.


  • Kyouka UzenAkari Kito
  • Yuuki WakuraYuya Hirose
  • Aoba WakuraTomori Kusunoki
  • Naon YunoRina Hidaka
  • Koko ZenibakoSayaka Senbongi


  • Junji NishimuraChief Director
  • Goro KujiDirector
  • Yasuhiro NakanishiSeries Composition
  • Hiroyuki YoshiiCharacter Design
  • Kohta YamamotoMusic Composer
  • Seven ArcsAnimation Production

Boruto: Naruto Next Generations

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It was one of the biggest announcements during Jump Festa. During the Boruto panel, it was announced that the novel by Jun Esaka titled Sasuke’s Story—The Uchiha and the Heavenly Stardust (Sasuke Retsuden) will be the next story to be adapted into an anime arc. It will premiere in January 2023. The next arc will be the Code Arc, which will premiere in February.

The next announcement is about a brand-new Worldwide Naruto Character Poll. Fans will be able to pick their favorite Shinobi. And the results will be available in April 2023. fans can vote once a day and the top 20 characters will get illustrations drawn by Kishimoto. The winner will be the star of a new short manga, also written and drawn by Kishimoto. The voting has already begun.

Me & Roboco

Even more hilarious hi-jinks are pursued in the newest trailer for the short-form anime, Me & Roboco. Showing off even more absurd chaos and awkward situations!


Dark Gathering

Last month, it was announced that Kenichi Kondo’s hauntingly frightening manga series titled Dark Gathering is getting a new anime series. Fans can expect this new series in the Summer of 2023.

BLEACH: Thousand-Year Blood War

BLEACH: Thousand-Year Blood War Season Finale Key Visual
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The end is near for the first half of the first season (December 26th) and Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War has a brand-new visual to reveal what’s coming up in the combined finale. The Second Cour will premiere sometime in 2023.

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