Netflix introduced on Twitter on Tuesday that its live-action sequence primarily based on Yoshihiro Togashi‘s YuYu Hakusho manga will debut in December 2023. The sequence will stream on Netflix concurrently worldwide.
Netflix contents acquisition director Kazutaka Sakamoto is the chief producer, and Akira mill (Wild 7, Courageous Coronary heart Umizaru) is producing at Robotic.
Sakamoto famous that he grew up with the unique manga, and he nonetheless vividly remembers its pleasure and influence. He added that it now has followers all through Asia and the remainder of the world. He stated that Netflix is assembling a workforce of one of the best expertise from Japan and overseas.
The manga follows 14-year-old delinquent Yusuke Urameshi, who dies after saving a toddler in a automotive accident. The Spirit World is shocked by his demise and gives him an opportunity to return again as a “spirit detective” who’s tasked with defeating demons.
TOHO Studios and Netflix signed a multi-year contract to lease two of TOHO‘s stage services in Tokyo beginning on April 1. Netflix‘s first manufacturing there’s the live-action YuYu Hakusho sequence.
Netflix is leasing two of TOHO Studios’ 10 sound phases, Stage 7 and Stage 10, along with two performing facilities and a manufacturing heart, for its unique programming.
Togashi (Hunter x Hunter) printed the unique YuYu Hakusho manga from 1990 to 1994. Viz Media started publishing the manga in its English version of Shonen Soar in 2002, and it additionally launched all 19 volumes in print.
A tv anime adaptation ran from 1992 to 1995, and spawned two movies and two unique video anime (THIS) releases. Funimation launched the tv sequence and OVAs on house video in North America. Media Blasters and later Funimation launched the primary movie, and Central Park Media launched the second movie. The tv sequence ran on Grownup Swim and later Toonami.
A brand new THIS debuted at a screening occasion in October 2018, and later shipped with the fourth a part of the anime’s twenty fifth Anniversary Blu-ray Field assortment in the identical month. The brand new anime tailored the “Two Shot” bonus chapter from the manga’s seventh quantity, in addition to the manga’s penultimate chapter “All or Nothing.”
The manga impressed a stage play (pictured left) that ran in Japan from August to September 2019.
Supply: Netflix Geeked’s Twitter account