Live-Action Yu Yu Hakusho Series is Coming to Netflix Worldwide

Simultaneous release planned for the adaptation of Yoshihiro Togashi's hit manga

Yu Yu Hakusho live-action

 

Another manga and anime classic is coming to Netflix as a live-action series, and this time it's Yoshihiro Togashi's Jump manga Yu Yu Hakusho. The show has been revealed as a Netflix original, with simultaneous worldwide distribution planned. 

 

Kazutaka Sakamoto, Director of Content Acquisition at Netflix, is serving as executive producer on the series, with Teru Morii as producer. ROBOT is working on production alongside Netflix on planning and production. Sakamoto commented on the production, saying that they're gathering the best teams from both Japan and abroad to work on the project. 

 

 

Note: Top image and thumbnail are from the Yu Yu Hakusho stage plays.

 

Via Comic Natalie

 

 

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