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The world of anime has crossed borders since its origins in Japan, gaining fans in the most remote corners of the world. A surprising and recent manifestation of this passion has been seen in the Santiago de Chile Metro, where fans of the acclaimed series “Jujutsu Kaisen” have established an altar dedicated to the charismatic character Satoru Gojo after his most recent and unexpected tragic event. .
What is “Jujutsu Kaisen”?
For those unfamiliar, “Jujutsu Kaisen” is a manga and anime that has captured the attention of millions worldwide. The story focuses on Yuji Itadori and his journey in a world full of curses and jujutsus. One of the most popular and charismatic characters in this series is Satoru Gojo, a master of the mystical arts and Itadori’s mentor.
The Altar in the Santiago Metro.
The Santiago Metro, usually full of passengers and hurried glances, has become a meeting point for “Jujutsu Kaisen” fans. At one of its stations, a makeshift altar has sprung up with all kinds of tributes to Gojo: from fanart and passionately written letters, to small toys and yellow flowers (They symbolize friendship and admiration, which are usually given as gifts in spring to friends, couples and suitors) to the powerful character.
The phenomenon has attracted the attention of both those who know the series and those who don’t. Many stop to photograph the altar, some add their own tributes, while others simply observe, trying to understand the devotion that a fictional character awakens in the middle of such a busy city.
The altar is made on the red line of the Santiago Metro, since it is the one that has the promotional advertising for Jujutsu Kaise, one of the series that the anime streaming service has available.Crunchyroll” where you can watch anime both subtitled and dubbed into Spanish.
Although at first only the candles and flowers that were on the floor were removed for security reasons, hours later, a guard was in charge of removing all the messages dedicated to Gojo. However, that did not stop minutes later from filling the place again with various messages and drawings in honor of the great Gojo.