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A brand new anime from the Inuyasha universe! Spinoff Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon!

On Friday, Viz announced that the Inuyasha franchise of Rumiko Takahashi inspired a new anime spinoff titled Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon (Hanyō no Yashahime). The official Japanese TV anime website opened on the same day.

Yashahime Princess Half-Demon Geek Impulse

Teruo Sato (Inuyasha episode director) is directing the anime at Sunrise, and Katsuyuki Sumisawa is in charge of the series scripts after doing the same for Inuyasha and Mobile Suit Gundam Wing. Takahashi herself is credited as the main character designer, with Yoshihito Hishinuma (Yakitate!! Japan, City Hunter: Shinjuku Private Eyes) returning from Inuyasha to adapt her designs for animation. Kaoru Wada (3×3 Eyes, Battle Angel, The File of Young Kindaichi) is also back from Inuyasha to compose the music.

VIZ Syopsis:

The daughters of Sesshomaru and Inuyasha set out on a journey transcending time!

In Feudal Japan, Half-Demon twins Towa and Setsuna are separated from each other during a forest fire. While desperately searching for her younger sister, Towa wanders into a mysterious tunnel that sends her into present-day Japan, where she is found and raised by Kagome Higurashi’s brother, Sota, and his family.

Ten years later, the tunnel that connects the two eras has reopened, allowing Towa to be reunited with Setsuna, who is now a Demon Slayer working for Kohaku. But to Towa’s shock, Setsuna appears to have lost all memories of her older sister.

Joined by Moroha, the daughter of Inuyasha and Kagome, the three young women travel between the two eras on an adventure to regain their missing past.

VIZMedia

Sources: Website, Comic Natalie

1 Comment

  • dahubbz
    On May 11, 2020 7:48 am

    Man, makes me wish I was caught up on the series. Nonetheless, Ill have to keep an eye out for this!

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