Yu Yu Hakusho

Yu Yu Hakusho Live Action Cast Reveals

July 16, 2022

Takumi Kitamura will appear in the live-action drama “Yu Yu Hakusho” based on Yoshihiro Togashi as Yusuke Urameshi. At the same time, Yusuke’s character visual was released. Kitamura, who is also the vocalist and guitarist for rock band DISH//, will portray the role of Yusuke Urameshi in the series.

Yu Yu Hakusho Live Action Visual

The released character visual shows Yusuke Urameshi in a green school uniform staring at us. Takumi Kitamura also did Tokyo Revengers, Let Me Eat Your Pancreas live-action series.


Original: Yoshihiro Togashi “YuYu Hakusho” (published by Jump Comics)
Director: Sho Tsukikawa
Cast: Takumi Kitamura
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

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. Read More: Spy Classroom Anime Trailer, Key Visual Reveals For 2023.

Source: Natalie, ANN