The official website of the new Urusei Yatsura anime revealed its second PV on Sep 29, 2022. The video also previews the opening and the ending theme songs of the upcoming anime.
MAISONdes is performing both the opening theme “Aiue feat. Minami, SAKURAmoti,” and the ending theme “Tokyo Shandy Rendezvous feat. Hanafu, Tsumiki”.
Urusei Yatsura anime is scheduled to release on Oct 13, 2022 and will release new episode every Thursday.
The official website also revealed that the first season of the anime will run for 2 consecutive cours. It will be broadcast on Fuji TV “Noitamina” and other stations.
The voice acting cast involved in Urusei Yatsura includes:
- Hiroshi Kamiya as Ataru Moroboshi
- Sumire Uesaka as Lum
- Maaya Uchida as Shinobu Miyake
- Mamoru Miyano as Shutaro Mendo
- Wataru Takagi as Cherry
- Miyuki Sawashiro as Sakura
- Kana Hanazawa as Ran
- Katsuyuki Konishi as Rei
- Saori Haya as Oyuki
- Shizuka Ishigami as Benten
- Nana Mitzuki as Princess Kurama
- Kenta Miyake as Onsen Mark
- Takahiro Sakurai as Tsubame Ozuno
- Marina Inoue as Ryoko Mendo
The technical cast for the series includes Hideya Takahashi and Yasuhiro Kimura as directors, with Yuuko Kakihara as script writer. Naoyuki Asano will serve as character designer.
The animation of the series is undertaken by David Production.
The Urusei Yatsura manga was the first work of Rumiko Takahashi to be published in Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine from 1978 to 1987. It has 366 individual chapter, 6 movies, 12 OVAs. The series received 195 episodes long anime series which ran from Oct 14, 1981 to March 19, 1986 produced by Kitty Films.
Viz Media published the manga series in English in North America in the 1990s by renaming it to Lum and The Return of Lum. However, they dropped it after 9 volumes.
Source: Official Website
©Rumiko Takahashi, Shogakukan/Animation “Urusei Yatsura” Production Committee