Urusei Yatsura Lum Nendoroid and Max Factory Figures Revealed

    The bright blue star of the show.

    Good Smile Company announced two new Urusei Yatsura Lum figures will be released in the near future! One is a new Nendoroid figure, and the other is a new Max Factory figure with a fully painted prototype being showcased at Wonder Festival 2024 Winter.

    The legendary Urusei Yatsura anime first aired in 1981 as adaptation of the manga by Rumiko Takahashi. Four decades later, the anime returned in October 2022 as a four-part series with a total of 46 episodes. While fans watch the third and fourth parts, they can also look forward to the release of the new Nendoroid and Max Factory figures. 

    New Urusei Yatsura Figures by Good Smile Company

    A new Urusei Yatsura Lum Nendoroid figure is coming soon, and fans can expect the figure to feature Lum’s school uniform. The new Lum Max Factory figure will feature her iconic and provocative outfit. 

    Urusei Yatsura Lum figure

    The fifth promotional video for the second half of Urusei Yatsura confirms the second half will run for two cours with 23 episodes. The trailer also highlights the opening and ending theme songs. MAISONdes performs the opening theme song “Lock On feat. HashiMelo, Megurimeguru” and ending theme song “Raizakura feat. 9Lana, SAKURAmoti.” 

    Urusei Yatsura’s second half began on January 11, and HIDIVE streams new episodes on Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. PDT / 12:30 p.m. EDT. David Production (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure) will continue to produce the series with directors Hideya Takahasi, Yasuhiro Kimura, and Takahiro Kamei. In English, Lum is voiced by Jade Kelly, and Ataru is voiced by Nathan Wilson. 

    Lastly, here’s an overview of the new anime series, via HIDIVE:

    When an alien race known as the Oni invades Earth, the chronically unlucky and unapologetically lecherous Ataru Moroboshi is selected as humanity’s representative in a duel for the fate of the planet! His opponent is Princess Lum, and it’s only thanks to Ataru’s dodgy behavior that he’s able to win a treacherous game of tag against her. Ataru thinks he’s had his lucky break at last, but the conflict follows him home as Lum invades both planet Earth AND the womanizing Ataru’s love life!

    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Managing Editor of Final Weapon and a Games Writer at Game Rant with four years of writing and editing experience. Raul is passionate about the Japanese gaming industry, and he's a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs, and fighting games. business email: [email protected]

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