Urusei Yatsura Season 2 revealed a new preview as well as a release date of January 2024. The anime reboot was announced as a four-course show (46 episodes), with the first two airing back-to-back from October 2022 to March 2023. Check out the new preview:
Studio David Production animated the new adaptation with HIDIVEstreaming. The staff for the first season includes:
- Director: Takahiro Kamei, Yasuhiro Kimura and Takahashi Hideya
- Character Designer: Naoyuki Asano
- Series cast: Yuki Kakihara
- Music: Masaru Yokoyama
- Art Design: Kaoru Aoki
- Art Director: Masanobu Nomura
- Cinematographer: Yuichiro Osada
- Editing: Kiyoshi Hirose
Urusei Yatsurais based on a romantic comedy manga by Rumiko Takahashi serialized from September 1978 to February 1987 in Shogakukan’s Weekly Shonen magazine. The first anime adaptation had 195 episodes and aired from October 1981 to March 1986. It was animated by Studio DEEN and Pierrot.
HIDIVE describes the story:
Chosen to represent humanity in a duel against invading aliens, the womanizer Ataru faces off against the alien princess Lum—and the conflict follows him home as Lum invades both planet Earth and the reluctant Ataru’s love life!
©Rumiko Takahashi, Shogakukan / “Urusei Yatsura” Animation Production Committee