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Live-action Yu Yu Hakusho debuts at 6th in Portugal



In its debut week on Netflixthe live-action series of the manga Yu Yu Hakusho was the 6th most viewed on that streaming platform in Portugal. At the Brazil he came in 3rd place on his debut.

TOP viewings on Netflix in Portugal from December 11th to 17th 2023

1 My Life With the Walter Boys
two If I Were Luísa Sonza
3 The Crown 6
4 Obliterated
5 Blood Coast
6 Yu Yu Hakusho
7 High Tides
8 Squid Game: The Challenge
9 World War II: From the Frontlines
10 A Nearly Normal Family

The live-action series adaptation of Yu Yu Hakusho has as executive producer Kazutaka Sakamotowho is also director of content acquisition at NetflixIt is Akira Morii produced the adaptation in Robot.

In the cast we have:

  • Sei Shiraishi as Keiko Yukimura
  • Kotone Furukawa as Botan
  • Ai Mikami as Yukina
  • Hiroya Shimizu as Karasu
  • Keita Machida as Koenma
  • Meiko Kaji as Genkai
  • Kenichi Takito as Elder Toguro
  • Goro Inagaki as Sakyo
  • Go Ayano as Younger Toguro

Yu Yu Hakusho was created by Yoshihiro Togashi and published in the magazine Shonen Jump between 1990 and 1994. The series tells the story of Yusuke Urameshi, a young man who ended up dying prematurely and who receives a new opportunity when he returns to life as a spiritual detective.

In addition to the anime series, Togashi’s work also had six OVAs, two animated films and several games.

Synopsis of Yu Yu Hakusho Live-action

A series based on the legendary manga by Yoshihiro Togashi, originally published in 1990 and over four years in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump. The story revolves around Yusuke Urameshi, who spends his days getting into fights and dies in an accident while trying to protect a child. When he realizes that he is looking at his own corpse, a woman named Botan appears, who describes herself as a guide from the spirit world. She reveals a shocking truth: no one expected a delinquent like Yusuke to die doing a good deed, and as such, there was no place for him in either heaven or hell. Thus, Yusuke is granted the opportunity to be resurrected and, upon passing his test, becomes an underworld detective, delving into a world of humans, spirits and demons.

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