The four main voice cast of the anime in the 1990s are confirmed to return
The 25th anniversary project site for the anime franchise based on Yoshihiro Togashi's supernatural manga Yu Yu Hakusho today posted a key visual for the two newly-produced anime episodes, "TWO SHOTS" and "Noruka Soruka" (All or Nothing), which will be included in the fourth Blu-ray box to be released on October 26, 2018.
"TWO SHOTS" is based on a spin-off story about the first encounter between Hiei and Kurama, while
"Noruka Soruka" is an adaptation of the chapter of the same name included in the original manga's
last 19th tankobon volume released in December 1994.
Noriyuki Abe, the director of the 1992-1995 TV anime, returns to the director's chair, and Studio Pierrot
agtain works on anime production. And most importantly, the four main voice cast from the previous
anime, Nozomu Sasaki (51/Yusuke Urameshi), Megumi Ogata (52/Kurama), Nobuyuki Hiyama (50/Hiei),
and Shigeru Chiba (64/Kazuma Kuwabara) are confirmed to reprise their characters.
The 25th anniversary blu-ray will be released in four sets:
Volume 1. "Underworld Detective chapter" (July 27, 2018 release/18,000 yen)
- TV anime 1st-26th episodes
- "Yu Yu Hakusho: The Movie" (1993)
- "yu Yu Hakusho the Movie: Poltergeist Report" (1994)
Volume 2. "Dark Tournament chapter" (August 28, 2018 release/24,000 yen)
- TV anime 27th-66th episodes
Volume 3: "Sensui chapter" (September 26, 2018 release/17,000 yen)
- TV anime 67th-94th episodes
Volume 4: "Makai/Demon World chapter" (October 26, 2018 release/13,000 yen)
- TV anime 95th-112th episodes
- Newly-produced anime: "TWO SHOTS" and "Noruka Soruka"
©Yoshihiro Togashi 1990-1994