If Lum crashed through our roof and told us to change power companies, we'd listen. As it happens, that's the theme of a new set of commercials from Tokyo Gas, featuring actress Kyoko Fukada as the legendary character. Have a look at the ads after the jump!
Being a dad is tough business, especially in the world of anime where all of the starring roles tend to go to cute girls or hot-blooded teenage heroes. Nevertheless, anime has a long and storied history of fantastical fathers, peerless papas, and daunting daddies, and this Father's Day we invite you to join us as we take a look at a selection of classic anime dads. Hit the jump learn more.
Get casual with Lum! A new line of underwear, pajamas, and roomwear inspired by Urusei Yatsura goes on sale soon. Preview the goods and find out where to order after the jump.
Put an alien spring in your step with new Urusei Yatsura shoes! The anniversary goods feature series-inspired patterns and tiny Lum-style horns. Find out where to get yours after the jump!
For a limited time, Square Enix's smart phone game Schoolgirl Strikers 2 is teaming up with Urusei Yatsura and Ranma 1/2, two landmark manga by Rumiko Takahashi, in a collaboration that brings lead characters Lum Invader and Ranma Saotome into the world of mobile gaming. Hit the jump to learn more.
Hunter X Hunter film hits theaters late this month, Resident Evil 2, JUMP FORCE, and Devil May Cry 5 all offering demos, new collab cafes opening up, & MORE! Hit the jump for the highlights of the hottest news in anime!
Celebrate 40 years of anime's original demon-horned darling at the Urusei Yatsura collab café! The limited-time event features dishes inspired by the series, plus one-of-a-kind merchandise. Take a look after the jump!
Kubota Corporation, a company that specializes in manufacturing agricultural equipment, has teamed up with Japanese publishers Shogakukan in a rice-appreciation promotion that stretches verbal punnery to its absolute limits and that includes a music video mash-up featuring scenes from 5 romantic comedy manga engraved on 137 grains of rice. Hit the jump to learn more.
Anime's original horned darling is taking her show on the road for Urusei Yatsura's 40th anniversary. The series's pop-up shop will be traveling across Japan, starting with Osaka next month. Find out more after the jump!
The 2018 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards went down at San Diego Comic-Con 2018 this weekend, and the festivities included Rumiko Takahashi being formally inducted into the Hall of Fame. Read on for more.
Want to show your old-school fandom while retaining some summer flare? The new Urusei Yatsura annivesrary collection features six summery pieces, including an image necklace, skirt, and floral-print dress. Hit the jump to check them out!