The shocking news for the anime community came from one of the early 2000s isekai series, Inuyasha. A sequel TV series Inuyasha, with an original story entitled Hanyou no Yashahime~Sengoku Otogizoushi, has been scheduled to start playing filling one of the slots in Autumn Anime 2022.
Remembering the Iconic Original Series
Inuyasha is the work of Takahashi Rumiko sensei, who is famous for his works in the 80s and 90s such as Ranma , Urusei Yatsura, and Maison Ikkoku. Serialized from 1996 to 2008, Inuyasha tells the adventures Higurashi Kagome, a high school girl in the present who was thrown back in time Sengoku. There he met Inuyasha who was a Hanyo (Half-Demon) was sealed in a large tree. After a monster attempted to snatch Shikon no Tama (Four Souls Ball), an artifact that lies within Kagome’s body, she releases the seal Inuyasha. Finally it is known that Kagome is the reincarnation of Kikyo, a girl who sealed Inuyasha in the tree.
Existence Kagome together Shikon no Tama in that era attracted the attention of other monsters to get it, because Shikon no Tama can make the demon that eats it stronger. Inuyasha He himself wanted it to become a complete stealth, but was prevented when a prayer beads which he could not remove himself, were attached to his body. When another monster managed to eat the Shikon no Tama, Kagome managed to destroy the monster by shooting arrows at it. But it also resulted in Shikon no Tama be broken into pieces, and this is the beginning of the adventure Kagome and Inuyasha in collecting all the fragments.
Inuyasha’s sequel to Seshoumaru’s Children?
Hanyou no Yashahime alone as a sequel Inuyasha, tells about the adventures of 3 teenage girls who are Inuyasha’s children and Seshoumaru, brother of Inuyasha. However, the focus of the story will be more on the twins than Seshoumaru, Towa and Setsuna. Towa who is 14 years old is a teenage girl who was raised by Sota, sister of Kagome, after he found a mysterious tunnel while searching Setsuna, his sister who was separated in a forest fire 10 years earlier. Due to his tomboyish nature with his appearance that likes to wear male clothes, Towa often changes schools, and most recently he entered the school. Saint Gabriel Academy.
At that moment, the tunnel of time opened and brought Setsuna also to the present. Surprising thing for Towa doesn’t stop there, because Setsuna has lost his memory of Towa and his childhood. It seems to be related to Butterfly Dream what makes Setsuna experience sleep deprivation. This also makes Setsuna distrust Towa’s words about their relationship. Therefore, Towa decided to go back in time Sengoku together Setsuna to restore it to its original state.
The whereabouts of Inuyasha’s child
Joining in their adventure is Moroha, daughter of Inuyasha and Kagome who works as Yokai bounty Hunter. Has a cheerful personality and carries a sword named Kurikaramaru, Moroha came to the present together with Setsuna. Although in Sengoku’s own time he had the nickname “Bakekoroshi no Moroha” (Ghost Killer Moroha) or “Kuni Kuzushi Kurenai Yasha” (Nation Destroyer Red Demon), this 14 year old girl unfortunately doesn’t know her parents very well, because she has lived alone since she was little.
For Hanyou no Yashahime alone, the production will be done by the studio sunrise, just like the Inuyasha anime. Takahashi Rumiko Sensei himself will be in charge of the main character design, while the animation character design will be held by Hishinuma Yoshihito. Inuyasha’s sequel series will be directed by Sato Teruo with series composition by Sumisawa Katsuyuki and for the music will be composed by Wada Kaoru.
With this sudden announcement, it is sure to surprise all fans of the anime and manga. Many have speculated what the story will be like, and what the outcome of the execution will be. What do you think yourself? Mobidachi? Are you excited about sequel Inuyasha this? Do you think this series can match the popularity of the original series, considering that many openings and endings of this series have become mandatory karaoke songs for the Indonesian otaku community? Come on, leave your comments below.
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