Urusei Yatsura

First details, title of Inu Yasha creator Rumiko Takahashi’s new manga series announced

The legendary manga artist looks to be going back to fantasy adventure in her new serial with a mysterious name.

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Lingerie store Yummy Mart teams up with Urusei Yatsura for new innerwear collection

Those noisy but endearing aliens are coming to invade your underwear this time around!

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Inuyasha manga author Rumiko Takahashi nets prestigious French award, gets “weird” French praise

Takahashi was awarded the 2019 Grand Prix at France’s Angoulême Festival, but fans in her native Japan were confused by how her work was framed.

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Urusei Yatsura Cafe opening in Tokyo, four other cities to celebrate manga/anime’s 40th birthday

Come for the food and drink inspired by Rumiko Takahashi’s first manga series, stay for the special guest appearance by Maison Ikkoku.

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【Conspiracy theory】 Does secret code show Rumiko Takahashi’s next manga serial will be her last?

Our reporter finds a freaky coincidence or a hidden message in the titles of the Inuyasha and Ranma 1/2 creator’s series to date.

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Urusei Yatsura store opening in Japan to celebrate the manga/anime hit’s 40th anniversary

Exclusive merchandise celebrates 40 years of zany antics from Lum, the most beloved character of legendary manga/anime creator Rumiko Takahashi.

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Life-sized Lum could be yours for only 1 million yen

Got a spare US$8,500 lying around? Here’s something to spend it on!

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Got $8,500 lying around? Then you could decorate your home with this life-sized anime girl figure

Where exactly should we draw the line between “figure” and “statue”?

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Artist Rumiko Takahashi’s popular characters Ranma and Lum have now become… instant ramen!

Fans of manga artist Rumiko Takahashi will be happy to know that a slightly unexpected new product featuring her work will soon be hitting stores—instant ramen!

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Anime cosplay models encourage us to try a new energy drink, we happily comply

Two of the simplest, most effective ways to craft a marketing campaign in Japan is to cram your promotions full of either anime characters or girls in bikinis. But what if you’re rolling out a particularly important product? Is there a way to make absolutely sure you grab the attention of potential customers?

Sure there is. All you have to do is double your efforts by combining the two eye-catching methods mentioned above by dressing up a bunch of spokesmodels in skimpy anime cosplay outfits, like when we spotted Lum from classic anime Urusei Yatsura passing out samples of a new energy drink.

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