Kanji and meanings of Fusiguro’s name
What does Fushiguro Mesumi mean in Japanese?
His family name Fushiguro includes the kanji symbol that stands for black and implies that he’s the shadow technique user. The first name Megumi is full of good meanings and very common for names.
Additionally, the word FUSHIGURO is related to a plant. Some names of the characters in Jujutsu Kaisen have their origin in plant names and Fushiguro is one of them.
As for his first name Megumi, there’s a scene that he makes mention of his name. You can know the background of this scene more deeply if you learn the meaning of “Megumi”.
What is behind his first name? Let’s see it together!
FUSHIGURO – the plant name
As I said first, I think this “Fushiguro” word shows a plant name because some characters in Jujutsu Kaisen have plant-derived names.
The first kanji means “to drop or lower something” and the second one does “black”.
Fushiguro is Silene firma that belongs in Caryophyllaceae. Caryophyllaceous plants generally have lovely flowers, but the Fushigro flower is tiny and somber. Its existence is very modest and quiet, like the Fushiguro family under the Zenin family.
MEGUMI – blessed, gifted
The kanji MEGUMI is full of good meanings and one of the most popular kanji for names in Japan.
- blessing or gift from heaven and nature
- blessed, gifted, have a lot of luck
- grant favor
In Jujutsu Kaisen manga chapter 73, Fushiguro’s dad touch on his son’s name “Megumi” and says it’s him who gave that name to Fushiguro.
The name “Megumi” can be used both for boys and girls, but it’s mostly given to girls. As for the fact, in chapter 9, there’s a scene that Fushiguro says about his dad “a man who named me Megumi, not even knowing my gender”.
This episode implies that his father Fushiguro Toji had no interest in his baby.
Please read the post below to know his background!
How to write it?
If you want to write his name by yourself, this video tells you how to write Fushiguro Megumi in Japanese kanji, hiragana, and katakana.