Urusei Yatsura Anime 2nd Half Voice Cast Revealed

    Asuka's family gets various voice actors.

    The staff for the upcoming second half of the beloved anime Urusei Yatsura has revealed more of the series’ cast. The second half of the series will premiere in January 2024.

    Urusei Yatsura is an adaptation of the manga by Rumiko Takahashi and it first aired in 1981. The anime began again in October 2022. It will last for four parts with a total of forty-six episodes. The anime’s staff have revealed a new teaser and cast details for the second part.

    Urusei Yatsura 2nd Half Cast Details

    Urusei Yatsura Second Half Anime

    The website for the upcoming anime revealed that the following cast members will be joining the series:

    • M.A.O as Asuka Mizunokōji
    • Toshiharu Sakurai as Asuka’s Father
    • Kotono Mitsuishi as Asuka’s Mother

    They will be joining the likes of Sumire Uesaka as Lum and Hiroshi Kamiya as Ataru Moroboshi. The latter is known for his work as Ego Jinpachi from Blue Lock.  Takahiro Kamei will be the director of the new part. He is a veteran at David Productions, directing many episodes of Fire Force and Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Part 5: Golden Wind.

    Masaru Yokohama is in charge of music composition for the series. He’s an extremely talented musician, working on Horimiya, Fruits Basket, and many more. Check out the newly revealed teaser below:

    The original manga is available in its entirety on Viz Media. They describe it as follows:

    Revisit the acclaimed romantic comedy about an unlucky human boy who meets a beautiful space alien princess in this large trim size edition with all-new translations and new cover designs. In the series, Ataru Moroboshi’s supernatural encounters with the feminine kind all start when he’s chosen to play tag with an alien princess named Lum who invades the earth on her UFO.

    Ataru has ten days to touch Lum’s horns or aliens will take over the earth! As it turns out, the game of tag is only the beginning of Ataru’s troubles, as he continues to attract strange encounters with otherworldly beings like beautiful snow spirit Oyuki and the sexy crow goblin Princess Kurama!

    Lastly, the 2nd half of Urusei Yatsura will premiere in January 2024.

    Saras Rajpal
    Saras Rajpal
    Saras is a passionate creative writer, with a love for immersive sims, superhero games, and Persona. He is currently writing a thesis about Persona 5 and is pursuing a career as a full-time writer.

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