Continue reading by scrolling after the advertisement.

'Ghost Fighter / Yu Yu Hakusho' live-action series has been announced to be produced by Netflix Japan

Written by:

Jei Beltrano

Published on:

December 16, 2020 at 12:23 PM PHT (GMT +8)

The official Twitter of streaming-giant Netflix Japan has announced on Wednesday that Yoshihiro Togashi's "Yu Yu Hakusho" (known as Ghost Fighter) will be receiving a live-action series adaptation to be produced by Netflix.

No other details were revealed as of writing.

'Ghost Fighter / Yu Yu Hakusho' live-action series has been announced to be produced by Netflix Japan

Press/click the image to enlarge.

©Yu Yu Hakusho, Yoshihiro Togashi

(This post will be updated once new information comes.)

The live-action will be based on the 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. The series consists of 175 chapters collected in 19 tankōbon volumes.

The series tells the story of Yusuke Urameshi, a teenage delinquent who is struck and killed by a car while attempting to save a child's life. After a number of tests presented to him by Koenma, the son of the ruler of the afterlife Underworld, Yusuke is revived and appointed the title of "Underworld Detective", with which he must investigate various cases involving demons and apparitions in the human world. The manga becomes more focused on martial arts battles and tournaments as it progresses. Togashi began creating Yu Yu Hakusho around November 1990, basing the series on his interests in the occult and horror films and an influence of Buddhist mythology.

Latest Posts

'Ghost Fighter / Yu Yu Hakusho' live-action series has been announced to be produced by Netflix Japan

'Ghost Fighter / Yu Yu Hakusho' live-action series has been announced to be produced by Netflix Japan

BREAKING: "Among Us" online multiplayer social deduction game is coming to Nintendo Switch later today

BREAKING: "Among Us" online multiplayer social deduction game is coming to Nintendo Switch later today

Japanese boy group SNOW MAN returns to perform Black Clover TV anime's new opening theme song titled "Grandeur"

Japanese boy group SNOW MAN returns to perform Black Clover TV anime's new opening theme song titled "Grandeur"

South Korean boy group TREASURE to perform Black Clover TV anime's new ending theme song titled "Beautiful"

South Korean boy group TREASURE to perform Black Clover TV anime's new ending theme song titled "Beautiful"

"Sorcerous Stabber Orphen Season 2: Battle of Kimluck" TV anime series releases new key visual and PV, premieres Jan 20

"Sorcerous Stabber Orphen Season 2: Battle of Kimluck" TV anime series releases new key visual and PV, premieres Jan 20

'Burning Kabaddi' sports TV anime series reveals first PV, anime premieres April 2021

'Burning Kabaddi' sports TV anime series reveals first PV, anime premieres April 2021

"Beyblade" is receiving a new anime series, slated to begin broadcasting in Spring 2021

"Beyblade" is receiving a new anime series, slated to begin broadcasting in Spring 2021

'Demon Slayer' anime film's sales grows to 30.2 billion yen, 600 million yen from 'Spirited Away'

'Demon Slayer' anime film's sales grows to 30.2 billion yen, 600 million yen from 'Spirited Away'

Advertisement

Advertisement

The most trusted digital content and news page in the Philippines for the latest and the trendiest Japanese pop culture news and updates on anime, manga, music, films, games, and current events.

AniRadio Plus is a property of Aniradio Plus Web Content Publishing. ©2020 All Rights Reserved.