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!
Bandai's Creer Beaute announced the upcoming release of "Love Darling Cosmetic Series" , featuring products based on Rumiko Takahashi's 1978 – 1987 comedy Urusei Yatsura. Women in their late teens and twenties "like Lum-chan" will be able to find the products in Japanese drug stores starting July 19th. Pics after the jump.
In addition to her long running hits, Inu-Yasha, Ranma 1/2, Maison Ikkoku, and Urusei Yatsura, Rumiko Takahashi has written manga short stories throughout her career. Now, The Birds of Fate collects the last half decade worth of her work. More after the jump
Netflix's streaming service has added 10 new anime series to its offering, including Hero Tales - based on the manga by Fullmetal Alchemist creator Hiromu Arakawa, Oh! Edo Rocket - based on a stage play by Gurren Lagann writer Kazuki Nakashima and Moeyo Ken, based on a game with with designs by the legendary Rumiko Takahashi. More after the jump.