The staff of the Urusei Yatsura anime have revealed two more cast members and characters that will be joining the series’ second half. The second half 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. In November, the anime’s staff revealed the cast members that will be depicting Shingo, Kokeru, and Nozomi. Two more cast members were confirmed in the weeks leading up to the second half’s premiere.
Urusei Yatsura Anime Reveals More Characters to Debut in Second Half
The staff of the ongoing Urusei Yatsura anime have revealed two more characters debuting in the anime’s second half and their respective voice actors. The first is Nagisa. Crunchyroll describes the character as “unconventional.” Ayumu Murase will provide the voice of Nagisa. Additionally, they also revealed details about Nagisa’s Dad who “loves his child no matter what.” Koichi Sakaguchi will play the character when the second half premieres 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!
The 2nd half of the Urusei Yatsura anime will premiere in January 2024.