Yu Yu Hakusho Live Action Series Reveals New Trailer and Visual

    Premiering on December 14.

    Netflix has revealed the trailer for the upcoming Yu Yu Hakusho live action series. The entire series will premiere on Netflix on December 14.

    Yoshihiro Togashi initially wrote and published the Yu Yu Hakusho manga from 1990 to 1994. Viz Media published the series in 2002. From 1992 to 1995, an anime adaptation was created. The series aired on Toonami and is available on both Funimation and Crunchyroll. Last month, Netflix revealed more information about the series’ cast. The first trailer for the live action adaptation reveals more details on what the expect from the series before it airs next month. 

    Yu Yu Hakusho Live Action Adaptation Airs Next Month

    Yu Yu Hakusho Live Action Poster

    The first trailer for the live action adaptation of Yu Yu Hakusho reveals several familiar characters and set pieces. Check out the trailer below:

    Additionally, Netflix also revealed a new promo image that shows off some of the series’ main characters in all their glory. All episodes of the series will premiere on Netflix on December 14. 

    Yu Yu Hakusho is not Netflix’s first live-action adaptation of a popular anime, however. Over the years, they’ve released Death Note and Cowboy Bebop adaptationsJust recently, Netflix premiered a One Piece live-action series. The show was received well by both fans and critics alike, and a second season is currently in development.

    The original anime series is available in its entirety on Crunchyroll. They describe it as follows:

    From cutting classes to brawling in the streets, Yusuke Urameshi is not your typical role model. In fact, this kid’s nothing more than a fourteen-year-old delinquent with a talent for trouble. But in a single selfless act Yusuke dies while saving another. For such noble sacrifice he is given a second chance at life, but it’s to be a life far different than the one left behind. Now a Spirit Detective, the young man must track down demons and humans alike who desire to rule over the three realms of reality.

    Lastly, the Yu Yu Hakusho series will premiere on Netflix on December 14.

    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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