How Old Was Gojo When He Met Toji for the First Time?

How old was Gojo when he met Toji? Jujutsu Kaisen’s strongest sorcerer, Gojo Satoru, is one of the most popular characters in the series due to several reasons. Despite being a powerful sorcerer who could eliminate anyone who gets in his way, Gojo doesn’t act like it. He is the teacher, and yet he’s more childish than his students. He’s a year older than Nanami, but Nanami is the only one who acts like a full-fledged adult.

Hence, a lot of enthusiastic fans often wonder how old Gojo Satoru actually is. In a previous article, we already talked about Gojo’s current age in Jujutsu Kaisen. This time, we’ll travel to the past and determine Gojo’s age at a certain period: when he first met Toji Fushiguro. If you’re wondering how old Gojo was when he met Toji and defeated him in a fierce battle, then continue reading this article to find out.

How Old Was Gojo When He Met Toji?

2006: The Star Plasma Mission

The Star Plasma Mission involves second-year Gojo Satoru and Geto Suguru, who were tasked to escort Riko Amanai, the Star Plasma Vessel, safely to Master Tengen. Throughout their mission, they encountered several obstacles sent by the Time Vessel Association in an attempt to hinder their plans. As a last resort, the Time Vessel Association hired Toji Fushiguro, a notorious assassin widely known as the Sorcerer Killer.

Why is Gojo scared of Toji?

Toji was hired to assassinate the Star Plasma Vessel who was guarded by Gojo and Geto. First, he devised a plan that would allow him to attack their group without facing them head-on. Then, he placed a thirty million dollar bounty on Riko’s head to prompt other curse users to attack her. Obviously, Gojo and Geto were obliged to protect her against the attackers, but eventually, they got worn out after continuous fighting. When Gojo temporarily deactivated Infinity to recover from exhaustion, Toji took the opportunity to launch a surprise attack. That was their first direct encounter which took place in the year 2006, and at the time, Gojo was around 17 years old.

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What happened to Gojo in the manga?

However, in Chapter 71, it was revealed that Toji had already met Gojo when he was a kid (although Gojo’s age at that time was unknown). Toji went to see what the “fuss” was all about with the boy with Six Eyes, so he trailed behind them to observe him. To his surprise, Gojo noticed his presence and stared back at him. That’s when Toji realized that Gojo is indeed not an ordinary kid. According to him, that was the first and last time anyone was aware of his presence when he stood behind them.

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In conclusion, Gojo was around 17 years old when he encountered Toji during the Star Plasma Mission. At the time, he was only a second-year student at Tokyo Jujutsu High, yet he was already strong enough to single-handedly eliminate a formidable opponent like Toji Fushiguro.