Urusei Yatsura Anime Reveals More Characters for Second Half

    Premiering in January 2024.

    The staff of the upcoming anime Urusei Yatsura has revealed three more characters that will be joining in the second half of the series. The anime 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. More details about the anime’s second half will be revealed in the coming weeks and months. 

    Urusei Yatsura Three More Characters Revealed for Second Half

    Three new characters have been revealed for Urusei Yatsura’s second half. The first is Shingo, Shutaro Mendo’s bodyguard. Nobunaga Shimazaki provides the voice of the character. Next is Kokeru Moroboshi, who according to Crunchyroll, is part of a “time-bending story that hints at one possible future for Ataru and… someone…” Motoko Kumai provides the voice of the character.

    Lastly, there is Nozomi. Manaka Iwami voices the ghost girl, who first appeared in episode 157 of the original anime. The anime will reveal more details about the characters mentioned above when the series’ second half airs in January 2024.

    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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