The upcoming Japanese action fantasy adventure streaming television series, Yu Yu Hakusho, is being developed by Akira Morii and Kazutaka Sakamoto for Netflix. This live-action adaptation is based on Yoshihiro Togashi’s 1990–94 manga series of the same name and is produced by Robot Communications. The cast includes Takumi Kitamura, Shuhei Uesugi, Jun Shison, and Kanata Hongō.
Yu Yu Hakusho Netflix Release Date
Yu Yu Hakusho is set to premiere on December 14, 2023 on Netflix. Announced on December 16, 2020, the Japanese live-action adaptation of Yu Yu Hakusho is set to stream globally on Netflix. Executive producer Kazutaka Sakamoto, along with producer Akira Morii from Robot, spearheads the production. Notably, Shō Tsukikawa is confirmed as the series director, Tatsurō Mishima is handling the script, and Ryō Sakaguchi takes on the role of VFX supervisor, as reported on July 15, 2022.
Yu Yu Hakusho Netflix Cast
- Takumi Kitamura as Yusuke Urameshi
- Shuhei Uesugi as Kazuma Kuwabara
- Jun Shison as Kurama
- Kanata Hongō as Hiei
- Sei Shiraishi as Keiko Yukimura
- Kotone Furukawa as Botan
- Ai Mikami as Yukina
- Hiroya Shimizu as Karasu
Yu Yu Hakusho Netflix Plot
Centered on Yusuke Urameshi, a rebellious junior high school student known for his penchant for brawls. His life takes a drastic turn when he sacrifices himself to rescue a child in a car accident, leading to his resurrection. Now, Yusuke is tasked with the role of an investigator delving into the supernatural realms.
Yu Yu Hakusho Netflix FAQs
1- When is the release date of Yu Yu Hakusho on Netflix?
Yu Yu Hakusho is going to be released on December 14, 2023 on Netflix.
2- Is Yu Yu Hakusho Netflix web series based on a manga?
Yes, the web series is based on the popular shounen manga of the same name.