Shonen Sunday announced today that Rumiko Takahashi will draw a one-shot of her popular manga series Inuyasha for the Heroes Come Back earthquake charity on the magazine's 10th issue of 2013 which will be published in Japan on February 6th, 2013. Hit the jump for more details.
Rumiko Takahashi's classic seinen romance series Maison Ikkoku is getting a new revival via a slot machine in a couple months thanks to July's Maison Ikkoku: Winds of Summer Colors. Get a look after the jump.
In addition to her long-running hits like Inu-Yasha, Rumiko Takahashi has written many short manga stories throughout her career, from Rumic World to Rumic Theater. In July, NHK-BS Premium will be adapting a selection of the latter in a pair of live-action drama anthologies. More after the jump.
This weekend, over one hundred sake producers from across Niigata Prefecture will be bringing their brews to the annual Sake no jin sake festival in Niigata City. Niigata happens to be the home town of Rumiko Takahashi, and Fuji Shuzo will be honoring the legend with sake inspired by Lum from Takahashi's manga Urusei Yatsura. More after the jump.
While it's been fun catching up on cast photos for the upcoming live-action Ranma ½ TV special, set to air on NTV on December 9, what most really want is some video. Your wish is granted in the first television commercial after the jump!
Everyone was pretty stoked when we got a good look at the cast of the upcoming Ranma ½ TV adaptation in costume, so here are a couple more for you. After the jump, get a look at Genma Saotome in Panda form, an original villain made for the NTV special, and a poster drawn by mangaka Rumiko Takahashi herself!
At this point, it's little surprise when the popularity of a Rumiko Takahashi story proves to be evergreen. However, in this case, it's not another figure of Urusei Yatsura's Lum, or even a live-action adaptation of Ranma 1/2. It's a pachinko slot machine based on Maison Ikkoku. Check out the promo video after the jump.
We've had a few posts covering the cast of NTV's TV special adaptation of Rumiko Takahashi's Ranma ½, which is set to air in December, but now we get to see a bunch of the principal actors in costume! Hit the jump for some high quality images.
Last week, a large group of supporting cast was announced for the TV special live action adaptation of Rumiko Takahashi's "martial arts sex comedy" manga Ranma ½. While most of the family of the female lead was announced in that last batch, middle sister Nabiki Tendo was strangely missing. But finally, we have a Nabiki, a Tatewaki Kunō, a Hikaru Gosunkugi and an original character. Check out who's who after the jump.
As Rumiko Takashi stories are wont to do, "martial arts sex comedy" manga Ranma ½'s cast grew staggeringly larger over its 11 year run. But, for now, we'll just have to content ourselves with the live-action casting for the two core families. Hit the jump for the full rundown.
A two-hour live-action special based on Rumiko Takahashi's Ranma ½ manga is set to air on NTV this December. It will star Yui Aragaki as Akane, with Kento Kaku and Natsuna playing the male and femal sides of Ranma, respectively. Hit the jump for more!