Yu Yu Hakusho Live Action Cast Jun Shison as Kurama

July 17, 2022

Jun Shison will appear in the live-action drama “Yu Yu Hakusho” based on Yoshihiro Togashi as Kurama. At the same time, Kurama’s character visual was released.

Yu Yu Hakusho live action Jun Shison as Kurama

Netflix is Revealing New cast members over the next few days for Yu Yu Hakusho Live Action:

Actor Takumi Kitamura will play Yusuke Urameshi. The character visual shows the trademark Kurama with long red hair, creating a neutral and bewitching atmosphere.


Original: Yoshihiro Togashi “YuYu Hakusho” (published by Jump Comics)
Director: Sho Tsukikawa
Screenplay: Tatsuro Mishima
VFX Supervisor: Sakaguchi Ryo (Scanline VFX)
Executive Producer: Kazutaka Sakamoto (Vice President, Content Acquisition Division, Netflix)
Producer: Teru Morii
Production: ROBOT
Planning and Production: Netflix


Takumi Kitamura as Yusuke Urameshi
Jun Shison as Kurama

YuYu Hakusho is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yoshihiro Togashi. The manga was originally serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shōnen Jump from December 1990 to July 1994. An anime adaptation consisting of 112 television episodes was directed by Noriyuki Abe and co-produced by Fuji Television, Yomiko Advertising, and Studio Pierrot. The television series originally aired on Japan’s Fuji TV network from October 1992 to December 1994.

The series will be released in December 2023. It will stream on Netflix simultaneously worldwide. More New cast members will be revealed soon. Read More: Yu Yu Hakusho Live Action Cast Reveals

Source: Netflix Anime, Natalie