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Inu Yashu TV Series details

posted on 2000-08-29 23:26 EDT
As previously reported (6/19/2000) a T.V. series adaptation of Rumiko Takahashi's latest Manga, InuYasha, is being produced for release on TV in Japan this fall the series will air on Nihon and Yomiuri TV at 7pm on Mondays beginning August 16th.

Production info about the TV series has become available:

Voice Actors:
InuYasha - Yamaguchi Kappei (Ranma Saotome in Ranma ½)
Kagome - Yukino Satsuki (Milly Thompson In Trigun)

Music:
Opening song will be performed by V6, the Ending theme will be performed by Dream.

Animation Production by Sunrise:
Producer Suwa Michihito (Yomiuri TV) Tomioka Hideyuki (Sunrise)
Director Ikeda Masashi
Character Design Hishinuma Yoshihito
Art Director Ikeda Shigemi
Photography Director Oogami Youichi
Editor Tsurubuchi Tomoaki
Sound Director Tsuruoka Youta
Planning Suwa Michihito (Yomiuri TV) Ueda Masuo (Sunrise)


Viz Communications has the North American Licensing rights for all of Rumiko Takahashi's Manga and Videos except Ursei Yatsura (Which is distributed by AnimEigo), including the Inuyasha manga, so it is a reasonable assumption that Viz will pick up the rights to the InuYasha TV series sometime next year.

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