Shogakukan-Shueisha's limited edition, life-sized, 1:1 scale figures of Lum Invader from Rumiko Takahashi's classic sci fi romance comedy manga and anime, Urusei Yatsura, will be available for pre-order beginning January 22, 2016, at 12:00 PM JST. Hit the jump to learn more, datcha.
Japanese publisher Shogakukan has released the "Urusei Yatsura Perfect Color Edition", a 2 volume book set totalling more than 600 pages that reproduces all of the full color pages of Rumiko Takahashi's classic sci-fi romantic comedy, Urusei Yatsura, as they originally appeared in issues of Weekly Shōnen Sunday from 1978 to 1987. Hit the jump to learn more.
A series of petite gashapon toys designed to decorate your desktop with characters from Rumiko Takahashi's classic manga and anime, Urusei Yatsura, is coming soon to capsule toy machines throughout Japan. Hit the jump to check them out.
New information is now available about Shogakukan-Shueisha's limited edition series of life-sized, 1:1 scale figures of Lum Invader from Urusei Yatsura, including the size of the production run and the price of an individual figure. Hit the jump to learn more, datcha.
In December, Japanese food company Acecook is releasing a pair of cup noodle style snacks which feature artwork based on the manga of Rumiko Takahashi and flavors that are popular in Takahashi's home town of Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture, Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
PAL Shop, an online store operated by Shogakukan-Shueisha, has announced the development of life-size figures of Lum Invader, the heroine and principal love-interest of Rumiko Takahashi's classic manga and TV anime, Urusei Yatsura. Hit the jump to learn more, datcha.
NHK's Anime World+ Blog has announced that, after six months break, the 25-episode second season of the TV anime adaptation of internationally acclaimed manga artist Rumiko Takahashi's latest serialization work Kyoukai no Rinne/RIN-NE will begin in Spring of 2016. Hit the jump for more details.
Osaka-based character figure company Xplus has started accepting pre-orders for its upcoming 40cm-tall figure of Lum, the main heroine of Rumiko Takahashi's popular comedy manga series in the 1980s, Urusei Yatsura, from its large size figure line Gigantic for a late September release. Check the details after the jump.
Shogakukan is offering a lottery style drawing that will give Japanese fans of Rumiko Takahashi the chance to win fabulous prizes, including keychains that depict famous Takahashi characters as Kewpie dolls. Hit the jump to learn more.
Five-member Japanese band Passepied has posted a 40-second teaser video for their upcoming 5th major single "Ura no Ura" (Behind the Behind). It has been featured as the 2nd OP song for the Kyoukai no Rinne/Rin-ne TV anime since its 14th episode aired on July 4. Check the clip after the jump.
The theatrical film and original animation videos of Rumiko Takahashi's classic romance Maison Ikkoku are receiving a Japanese Bluray release in September of 2015. Hit the jump to sneak a peek.