The official trailer for the Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon anime was released on the official website.
The anime will premiere on Yomiuri TV and NTV on Oct. 2 and it be will streamed on Crunchyroll, Funimation, and Hulu outside Japan.
According to Viz Media, the show will tell the story of the daughters of Sesshomaru and Inuyasha who set out on a journey. Set in Feudal Japan, half-demon twins Towa and Setsuna are separated.
Towa stumbles upon a mysterious tunnel during her search for her sister that sends her into present-day Japan, where she is raised by Kagome Higurashi’s brother, Sota, and his family leaving Setsuna behind. Setsuna later becomes a Demon Slayer and loses all memory of her older sister.
Many years later, the two sisters can be reunited again after the tunnel reopens.
Teruo Sato (Inuyasha episode director) will direct the second season of the anime series, while Katsuyuki Sumisawa (Inuyasha & Mobile Suit Gundam Wing) is in charge of the scriptwriting department for the series.
Series creator Rumiko Takahashi herself will take the role as the main character designer with Yoshihito Hishinuma, who will be handling the animation and designs for the second season.
Kaoru Wada is also back to compose the music for the show.
Rumiko Takahashi launched the original Inuyasha manga in Weekly Shonen Sunday in 1996, and ended it in 2008.
The 167-episode Inuyasha anime series based on the manga ran from 2000-2004. The series has inspired four movies and a 30-minute anime short.