On the official page for the manga written and illustrated by Rumiko Takahashi, Inuyasha The work has been confirmed to have more than 50 million copies in circulation, accumulated in the work's 56 compilation volumes.
Takahashi published the manga in the magazine Weekly Shonen Sunday from the publisher Shogakukan between November 1996 and June 2008. The publisher has compiled the work in a total of 56 volumes. Unlike the comedies published by Takahashi at the time, this manga had a much darker atmosphere and a serious plot based on the Sengoku era to favor the portrayal of violent content without neglecting comedy entirely.
This manga inspired two anime adaptations that were produced by the studios sunrise. The first aired between October 2000 and September 2004 with a total of 167 episodes. The second season comprised the rest of the manga and aired between October 2009 and March 2010 with a total of 26 episodes. In the future, four animated films and an OVA were released, as well as video games and a light novel.
The piece inspired a spin-off project in the sequel format called Hanyou no yashahime, Scheduled to premiere on October 3rd and produced by the studios sunrise, Headed by Teruo Sato and scripts from Katsuyuki Sumisawa.
Kagome is a modern student in Japan. Never the guy who believes in myths and legends, her world changes dramatically when one day she is transported back in time. There, in ancient Japan, he discovers more of these dusty ancient legends by discovering that they were completely real and that his fate is specifically linked to a legendary creature: a canine half-demon named Inuyasha.
The same trick of fate also connects them both with the Shikon jewel or the "jewel of the four souls". But beware of demons, because only a fragment of the jewel can give the user unimaginable power.
Source: Manga Mogura
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