Based on the legendary manga by the great Yoshihiro Togashi, “Yuu Yuu Hakusho” you will get your adaptation live action from the hand of Netflix. The series will have its premiere in December 2023 and, through a press release, confirmed the actors in charge of bringing the characters of the series to life.
Takumi Kitamura (Let Me Eat Your Pancreas, Tokyo Revengers) will take on the lead role of Yusuke in the series, while Jun Shison (Battle of Supreme High, Bubble) will assume the role of kurama Y Mushroom Kanata (Kingdom, Attack on Titan) the role of Hiei.
The expectation of this series in the Japanese country is enormous, since the manga has more than 50 million copies sold in Japan alone and a huge global acceptance. On the other hand, the director of the series, Sho Tsukikawa stated “When I first heard that Yuu Yuu Hakusho would be getting a live action adaptation, I honestly wondered if it would be possible, but after being introduced to the producer’s vision and possibilities with Netflix, my expectations grew and I found myself burning with passion. to make this project come to life”.
We only have to wait until December 2023 to find out what Netflix will bring us with this live action adaptation.
Synopsis for Yuu Yuu Hakusho
The manga revolves around Yusuke Urameshi, a high school student who spends his days getting into fights and is killed in an accident while trying to protect a young boy. As he grapples with the fact that he is looking down on his corpse, a woman named Botan, who calls herself a guide to the spirit world, relays the shocking truth to him: no one expected a criminal like Yusuke to die performing a crime. act. of kindness, and there was no place for him in heaven or hell. Thus, Yusuke is given a chance to revive, and after passing his trial, he becomes an underworld detective. From there, Yusuke becomes entwined in a mystery that engulfs the worlds of humans, demons, and spirits.
Source: Press Release