The official website for the new television anime of Rumiko Takahashi‘s Urusei Yatsura manga announced that Yuuki Kaji will voice Tobimaro Mizunokōji, the son of the owners of the Mizunokōji sporting goods empire, and Shūtarō Mendō’s rival since childhood.
The anime’s staff recently announced additional cast members and new theme song artists. Musical artist MAISONdes is again performing the new opening and ending theme songs for the anime.
The new opening theme song is titled “Aiwanamuchū feat. asmi, Surii.” The new ending theme song is titled “Aitarinai feat. yama, nito.” The new theme songs debuted in the anime on January 5.
Additional cast members include:
- Aoi Yūki as Ten
- Ayahi Takagaki as Ryunosuke
- Shigeru Chiba as Ryunosuke’s father
The anime is set to air for two consecutive cours. This will adapt selected stories from the manga.
Takahiro Kamei (episode director on Strike Witches: Road to Berlin, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind) will work as the series director. Masaru Yokoyama (Horimiya, Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans, 2019’s Fruits Basket) will be composing the music.
Viz describes Urusei Yatsura as:
Revisit the acclaimed romantic comedy about an unlucky human boy who meets a beautiful space alien princess in this large trim size edition with all-new translations and new cover designs. In the series, Ataru Moroboshi’s supernatural encounters with the feminine kind all start when he’s chosen to play tag with an alien princess named Lum who invades the earth on her UFO. Ataru has ten days to touch Lum’s horns or aliens will take over the earth! As it turns out, the game of tag is only the beginning of Ataru’s troubles, as he continues to attract strange encounters with otherworldly beings like beautiful snow spirit Oyuki and the sexy crow goblin Princess Kurama!