Another beloved series is about to make a comeback. Last night saw the announcement of a new Inuyasha spinoff anime, and VIZ Media quickly confirmed plans to bring it over to audiences outside of Japan. The series is titled Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon, and it will focus on new adventures featuring the daughters of Sesshomaru and Inuyasha.
The series is being produced at Sunrise, with Inuyasha creator and Will Eisner Hall-of-Famer Rumiko Takahashi on board for main character designs. Teruo Sato directs, Katsuyuki Sumisawa is on the screenplay, Yoshihito Hishinuma is on anime character designs, and Kaoru Wada is on music.
VIZ Media confirmed the rights to digital streaming, EST, and home video for Yashahime, so stay tuned for more details as they’re announced.
Here’s the description:
In Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon, the daughters of Sesshomaru and Inuyasha set out on a journey transcending time. Set 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.
Takahashi added, “The three heroines are beautifully designed. I am looking forward to their adventures.”
Source: Press release