Yu Yu Hakusho Stage Play's 2nd Part Unveils Key Visual, Cast in Costumes
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The cast, with the new visuals, includes:
Naoya Goumoto as Kazuma Kuwabara
Hiroki Suzuki as Kurama
Shōhei Hashimoto as Hiei
Mirai as Keiko Yukimura
Yuka Hirata as Botan
Elizabeth Marry as Genkai
Tsubasa Kizu as Suzaku
Tomokazu Enoki as Seiryu
Marina Tanoue as Yukina
Kentarō Araki as Sakyо̄
Hironori Takyama as younger Toguro brother
Masataka Nakagauchi as older Toguro brother
Hirofumi Araki as Koenma
The play will run from December 4-15 at Shinagawa Prince Hotel Stellar Ball in Tokyo, from December 18-20 at Cool Japan Park Osaka WW Hall in Osaka, and from December 23-30 at Kyoto Gekijo in Kyoto.
The first part of the play ran at Tokyo's Theater 1010, Osaka's Morinomiya Piloti Hall, Fukuoka's Momochi Palace, and Aichi's Ichinomiya Community Hall from August to September 2019.
Togashi (Hunter x Hunter) published the original Yu Yu Hakusho manga from 1990 to 1994. Viz Media began publishing the manga in its English edition of Shonen Jump in 2002, and it also released all 19 volumes in print. The manga follows 14-year-old delinquent Yusuke Urameshi, who dies after saving a child in a car accident. The Spirit World is surprised by his death and offers him a chance to come back as a "spirit detective" who is tasked with defeating demons.
A television anime adaptation ran from 1992 to 1995, and spawned two films and two original video anime (OVAs). Funimation released the television series and OVAs on home video in North America. Media Blasters and later Funimation released the first film, and Central Park Media released the second film. The television series ran on Adult Swim and later Toonami.
A new OVA debuted at a screening event in October 2018, and later shipped with the fourth part of the anime's 25th Anniversary Blu-ray Box collection in the same month. The new anime adapts the "Two Shot" bonus chapter from the manga's seventh volume, as well as the manga's penultimate chapter "All or Nothing."