Simply two weeks earlier than Netflix drops Cowboy Bebop, a live-action adaptation of a beloved ‘90s anime, the streaming large has introduced one other: Yu Yu Hakusho, the acclaimed manga by Yoshihiro Togashi, which was tailored into an acclaimed anime sequence by Studio Pierrot.
The information, tweeted out by Netflix, is scant on particulars however the firm says the sequence will arrive in December 2023.
In a medium stuffed with nice premises, Yu Yu Hakusho’s is an all-timer: Yusuke Urameshi is a teen punk who is hit by a automobile and killed when he tries to save lots of a little one caught in its path. Since this was an uncharacteristically selfless act, the denizens of the afterlife are at a loss with what to do with him, since he would’ve been hell-bound had been it not for his sudden altruism. After passing a check, he’s supplied the possibility to return to his physique, and turns into an underworld detective, investigating supernatural occasions within the land of the residing.
The announcement is one of many highlights from Netflix’s Japan Competition 2021, during which the streamer unveiled a huge slate of anime and anime-inspired tasks at the moment in manufacturing. Like with Yu Yu Hakusho, particulars are scarce on most of them, however the slate is additionally full of latest seasons for latest hits (just like the Ultraman reboot) and outdated favorites. (Together with Tiger and Bunny 2, new Detective Conan adventures, and Aggretsuko season 4.)
Right here’s hoping that Yu Yu Hakusho’s absolute bop of a theme song is included in some way.