Season 2 of the Urusei Yatsura reboot has released a new trailer ahead of its premiere on January 11. The trailer also features the new theme songs “Lock On” by MAISONdes featuring HashiMelo and Megurimeguru as the opening theme and “Raizakura” by MAISONdes featuring 9Lana and SAKURAmoti. which is the ending theme.
Studio David Production is animating the new adaptation of the iconic manga. The series’ first season aired for two cours: the first one from October to December 2022 while the second one aired from January to March 2023. HIDIVE is streaming the anime. The staff for the anime includes:
- Director: Takahiro Kamei, Yasuhiro Kimura, and Takahashi Hideya
- Character designer: Naoyuki Asano
- Series composition: Yuki Kakihara
- Music: Masaru Yokoyama
- Art design: Kaoru Aoki
- Art director: Masanobu Nomura
- Photography director: Yuichiro Osada
- Editing: Kiyoshi Hirose
Urusei Yatsura is based on a romantic comedy manga by Rumiko Takahashi, serialized from September 1978 until February 1987. The first anime adaptation had 195 episodes and aired from October 1981 to March 1986. It was animated by Studio DEEN and Pierrot.
Viz Media is publishing the Urusei Yatsura manga in English and describes the plot as:
In a high-stakes game of tag, Ataru must touch Lum’s horns in ten days—or aliens will take over the earth! The fact that Lum can fly doesn’t make Ataru’s job any easier. As it turns out, the game of tag is only the beginning of Ataru’s troubles, as he continues to attract strange encounters with otherworldly beings like beautiful snow spirit Oyuki and the sexy crow goblin Princess Kurama!
Source: Official Website
©Rumiko Takahashi, Shogakukan / “Urusei Yatsura” Animation Production Committee