Unlike some other similar anime series, Jujutsu Kaisen is not shy with killing off its characters, even if they are the good guys. Sure, a lot of villains have died as well, but Jujutsu Kaisen is one of those series that killed of some of the good guys early on as well. Now, some of these deaths were quite insignificant, but there is a substantial amount of relevant deaths in the series and we are going to talk about them in this article, in which we are going to list every major Jujutsu Kaisen death in chronological order.
Chapter: Jujutsu Kaisen 0, Chapter 0-4
Episode: Jujutsu Kaisen 0 (movie)
On December 24, Suguru arrives at the Tokyo Exorcism School to get Rika. Suguru kills all his opponents and puts up a curtain all around the school. Suguru then encounters Maki Zenin, Panda, and Toge, whom he easily defeats. While Suguru is happy to see exorcists sacrificing themselves for more exorcises, Yuta shows up and then gets angry.
Suguru sends several plagues on Yuta and Rika, but Yuta manages to fight back and save his friends as well as heal them. As Yuta returns to battle, Suguru releases more spirits, but Yuta uses Rika’s power to defeat them. Suguru manages to understand what Rika’s power is and further expresses his desire to possess her.
Suguru then takes on Yuta in close combat and overpowers him, causing Rika to pull Yuta away from Suguru. While Suguru faces Yuta, the master of curses expresses his views on non-exorcists. Yuta rushes at Suguru but the latter manages to break his sword. After a brief conversation the two have with each other, Suguru decides to use all his flails against Yuta and Rika through his Whirlwind technique.
Yuta decides to fully unleash Rika’s power at the cost of his life and both fire an energy beam powerful enough to exorcise all of Suguru’s curses and force the latter to retreat. Suguru ends up with his right arm ripped off and expresses his desire to possess Rika. Suguru then meets Satoru and the two begin to chat. Suguru returns Yuta’s student card to him before getting finished off.
Chapter: Chapter 1
Episode: Episode 1
During his last hours, when Yuji visits him, Wasuke tries to tell him something about his parents, which Yuji refuses to hear, telling him to stop trying to look cool. Before dying, Wasuke tells Yuji that he is a strong kid and to help people whenever he can. He leaves, telling Yuji to make sure he’s surrounded when he dies and not be like him.
Chapter: Chapter 25
Episode: Episode 11
Nagi, who was returning home, sees her son with a student (Yuji) she does not know chatting by the river. She is surprised to see Junpei with a friend and invites him to dinner. During the evening, the three of them eat and laugh, especially thanks to Yuji and his humor, then Nagi falls asleep at the table.
During the night, Nagi wakes up and notices that she fell asleep at the table before thinking to herself that Yuji must be gone. Before she can get up, however, she notices a finger and picks it up in confusion, unaware of the danger lurking right behind her: a Curse that had been drawn to the finger. His death is later listed in the incident report.
It is also mentioned that her corpse was found lying on the ground, with her body amputated from its lower part. Without any blood stains, the upper part of her body was lying in a sheet surrounded by bags of ice to slow down the decomposition.
Chapter: Chapter 27
Episode: Episode 12
Junpei and Yuji argue and then fight all over the school. Yuji manages to easily overpower Junpei, as the poison from Junpei’s powers has no effect on Yuji. The latter wonders why Junpei is doing this and after listening to him, Yuji tells Junpei to come to the Jujutsu High School because they will find answers there about the murderer of Junpei’s mother. When Mahito shows up, Yuji is restrained and yells at Junpei to run away.
However, the latter tells Yuji that Mahito is not a bad person but the truth is quite different. Mahito then puts his hand on Junpei’s shoulder, whispering to him that he is just as stupid as the humans he despises and transforms him with his spell. Yuji tries to save him but nothing helps, Junpei collapses and dies at his feet.
Chapter: Chapter 85
As Satoru closes in on Hanami and Jogo, the latter attacks Satoru. The sorcerer manages to dodge their attacks and even manages to counterattack. As Jogo walks away from the fight, Satoru pursues him. Hanami decides to attack Satoru with her spell, but Jogo advises him against it. Unfortunately, Satoru quickly grabs Hanami and rips his branches off.
Choso manages to distract Satoru, allowing Jogo and Hanami to attack the Sorceres. However, the weakened Hanami gets crushed by Satoru’s Infinity against the wall and ends up being exorcised. Later, when Jogo is killed by Sukuna, Hanami meets Jogo with Dagon in the “afterlife”. Hanami explains that they still have Mahito and will be reborn one day but a little differently.
Chapter: Chapter 111
During a fight, Toji Fushiguro emerges from the portal and enters the Domain to everyone’s surprise. Toji forcibly takes the Floating Cloud from Maki’s hands and eliminates all of Dagon’s curses and defeats him with just pure physical power. Toji then sharpens the Floating Cloud by rubbing the ends of the weapon together.
Dagon then tries to escape, but Naobito blocks his way and Toji takes this chance to stab him. Dagon says it’s not over yet, but Toji keeps stabbing him until he’s exorcised. Dagon is subsequently mourned by Jogo, who burns his comrade’s body. Later, when Jogo is killed by Sukuna, Dagon meets Jogo with Hanami in the “afterlife”.
Chapter: Chapter 113
After Toji stabs Dagon until he’s exorcised, he turns his attention to Megumi and drags him to another location to fight him. Megumi tries to create cover with his Escape Bunnies technique, but Toji easily wriggles out of it. Toji then chases Megumi down an alley and attacks him, but misses him because he falls into the trap Megumi had created.
Toji, seemingly coming to his senses, asks for Megumi’s last name. He replies “Fushiguro” and Toji is happy that Megumi didn’t take the name Zenin; he then stabs himself in the head, destroying his host and ending the fight.
Chapter: Chapter 116
Jogo fights Sukuna but gets completely overpowered. Jogo then uses his special techninque but finds that Sukuna is unharmed. Sukuna wonders why Jogo isn’t using his Domain Expansion, to which the Curse responds that his Domain would lose. As things progress, Sukuna starts using fire-based attacks much to Jogo’s confusion. The fight continues and Jogo is defeated and killed by Sukuna.
He later meets Hanami and Dagon in the “afterlife” and Hanami explains that they still have Mahito and will be reborn someday but a little differently. As he proclaims that they are the real humans, Sukuna introduces himself and explains how weak Jogo is for trying to be like humans. Sukuna also explains that he had fun fighting him and should be proud of how powerful he is. Jogo starts crying and wonders what it is, to which Sukuna replies that he doesn’t know.
Chapter: Chapter 120
When Kento encounters a large amount of mutated humans, he imagines himself living in a house in Malaysia and reading as many books as he wants. He then returns to reality, exhausted. He then worries about Maki, Megumi and Naobito and wonders what happened to them. He begins to prey on the mutated humans, and comes face to face with Mahito.
Mahito offers him to chat because he made him have a good time. Kento wonders if he wants to run away. That’s when he sees Yu pointing to his right. Kento turns and sees Yuji. Yu asks him to tell him something, but Kento refuses thinking it will become a curse for him. Kento tells Yuji he’s counting on him for the sequel, then Mahito finishes off Kento.
Chapter: Chapter 138
At one point, Touji steals the Roaming Cloud from Maki’s hand and directly attacks Dagon. Toji, with his physical abilities, overwhelms Dagon. Dagon tries to escape from the fight and Naobito stops him just in time for Touji to impale him with his weapon.
Toji excorcises Dagon but just as the team leaves the territory, Jogo appears and defeats everyone. Furudate reveals to Jinichi, Naoya, and Ougi that Naobito passed away due to Jogo’s injuries at the end of his fight with Dagon.
Chapter: Chapter 147
Back in the present, Masamichi is walking down the street alone but is stopped by a sorcered who asks him where he is going. Masamichi tells him that he is going to see his son. The sorcerer then tells him that the only way to escape death is to tell them how to make incarnates perfectly autonomous. Masamichi then prepares to fight but that’s when Yoshinobu appears.
The two principals fight but Masamichi loses. At the time of his death, Masamichi reveals to Yoshinobu how to make fully self-contained incarnates. Yoshinobu then asks Masamichi why he didn’t reveal this information before he was mortally wounded and Masamichi replies that it was a curse that he passes on to him. Panda then arrives and Yoshinobu prepares to fight him but Panda ignores him and rushes to Masamichi’s side, carrying his bruised body.
Chapter: Chapter 149
Mai is seen in her clan’s cursed stash, bloodied by her father, Ogi. When Maki sees her, Mai calls her a fool for coming. Unable to do anything, Mai witnesses the exchange of swords between her father and sister. After Maki’s defeat, the two sisters are dragged by Ogi into a pit filled with curses. While Ogi says goodbye to them, Mai crawls up to Maki and feels a heartbeat.
The two sisters find themselves metaphorically on a beach and start a discussion. Mai says her wounds are too bad for her to survive and begins to walk away towards the ocean. Before leaving, Mai decides to take Maki’s dark energy with her and give her a parting gift: a reed branch. Mai asks her one last time to destroy everything and when Maki wakes up, she sees her dead sister right in front of her.
In her hands, instead of what was once a reed branch, Maki finds a new weapon. After moving Mai against the wall, exorcising all the blights in the room, and killing Ogi, Maki addresses her dead sister, saying she is determined to keep her promise. After Maki decimates the Zenin clan, this latter carries Mai and lays her in the arms of Momo who mourns her death.
Chapter: Chapter 152
After the Kukuru and Hei units are shot by Maki, Naoya arrives and confronts her asking if she has a human heart. Maki responds by saying that she doesn’t have any more because it was taken from her. Naoya then immediately attacks Maki with a multitude of blows. He manages to grab hold of Maki’s arm and uses the Throw Technique on her to “freeze” her then sends her flying.
He then tells himself that Maki is not Toji and that he is the only one who can claim his level and that of Satoru. He continues to attack Maki who is unable to withstand the blows and decides to use her maximum speed to try and defeat her, however, to her surprise, Maki prepares to retaliate. Instead of directly attacking Maki, Naoya feints her and gets behind her to prepare to finish her off.
However, Maki surprises him and lands a punch, leaving him bleeding on the ground. After Maki leaves, Naoya tries to crawl to safety, swearing to herself to be tough. However, Maki’s mother, who is also on the verge of death, approaches Naoya from behind and stabs him in the back. At this point, Naoya is too weak to use cursed energy to defend himself and therefore succumbs to the stab wound.