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Inuyasha: The Final Act to Debut in Asia on October 10

posted on 2009-09-14 10:09 EDT
Animax to run 26-episode anime sequel within 1 week of Japanese premiere

The television channel Animax has announced that it will premiere the 26-episode InuYasha: The Final Act anime series across Asia on October 10 — one week after the Japanese premiere on October 3. Southeast Asia, the Philippines, and South Asia will premiere the anime on that day at 8:00 p.m., while WIB will start the anime at 7:00 p.m. Hong Kong will run the series at 7:30 p.m., and Taiwan will debut it at 11:30 p.m.

InuYasha: The Final Act continues beyond where the first anime series ended and adapts the story from the final 21 compiled book volumes of Rumiko Takahashi's original manga. (Takahashi had ended the manga in the Shogakukan's Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine in June of 2008.) The original staff and cast will reunite for the new anime adaptation, and the musical acts Do as Infinity and AAA will perform the "Kimi ga Inai Mirai" ("A Future Without You") opening theme song and the "With you" ending theme song, respectively. The North American distributor Viz Media announced at Comic-Con International in July that it acquired the rights to InuYasha: The Final Act.

Image © Rumiko Takahashi/Shogakukan, Yomiuri TV, Sunrise 2009


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