Warning: This article contains spoilers for Jujutsu Kaisen season 2 episode #8Jujutsu Kaisen season 2 finally starts showing the battles of the Shibuya Incident, and the opening clash proves it Satoru Gojo cannot be considered a hero. Episode #8 tells of Getou Suguru’s brilliant but cruel plan to neutralize Gojo: using civilians partying on Halloween to weaken and distract Gojo, but the villains defeat him. Price wrong the strongest Jujutsu witch.
Episode #8 of Jujutsu Kaisen shows that there were two reasons why Geto lowered the curtain over the Shibuya shopping district to trap civilians: to lure Gojo and to use civilians to distract him. There are 3 special level vcurses that will confront Gojo, but Geto foresees that this is not enough so he wants to force Gojo to protect the people and fight. With many people around, Gojo will not be able to use his powerful techniques including Domain Expansion for fear of killing them. However, Gojo appears not to care at all and focuses on the war rather than protecting civilians.
Gojo does not prioritize the lives of civilians
When Jogo tells Gojo not to run or dodge or he will kill civilians, he expects him to comply, leading him and Hanami to launch an attack on Gojo, attempting to overcome his Void ability. his term. However, after some quick thinking, Gojo simply retreated before the curse’s attack landed. Frustrated and surprised, Jogo kills a nearby civilian, but Gojo doesn’t seem to care whether the massacre takes place right before his eyes. The episode ends with Gojo declaring that all his plots will be for nothing because his opponent is simply not strong enough. Gojo has always been pretty dark, but this cruel behavior is on another level
In a world filled with cursed souls ready to kill any human, it is necessary to fight these monsters. That’s when jujutsu sorcerers appeared. They have the ability to exorcise souls, but at a high price. The mortality rate of these witches is extremely high, which makes them considered heroes for risking their lives. The strongest magician ever Gojo Satoru has saved many people but this episode shows that he is far from being a hero. In fact, as seen in the detailed flashback of Gojo’s brutal and tragic past, the wizard prodigy has also experienced a lot of human darkness, which has certainly brought him a pragmatic and sometimes cruel approach to life.
Still, it was surprising to see the bubbly and soft-hearted man who loved his students more than anything so unaffected by the helpless people being killed. This is in stark contrast to Gojo student Yuji Itadori, who values life more than anything, and the same to Megumi, who protects the innocent at all costs. Gojo is a brilliant tactician, so he probably understands that the most effective way to save civilian lives is to eliminate the villains as quickly as possible. This aspect of joyousHis personality makes him more unique and adds depth to one of the Jujutsu KaisenThe most interesting characters.
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