Episode 44 of the Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon anime will be released on February 26, 2022. The 44th episode of the show didn’t air on February 19, 2022, due to unknown reasons. The official Twitter of the series announced that the anime will take a 1-week break from broadcasting. Instead of releasing episode 44, the official YouTube account of Sunrise uploaded a 23-minute special video during the Yashahime’s time slot.
You can watch the video below:
According to the announcement, the final battle in the Yashahime series will start in the next episode, but in the meantime, the fans should watch the special video that contains a brief summary of the show first.
The official Twitter account of the anime revealed that Yashahime will return on February 26:
Yashahime Episode 41 – Inuyasha and Kagome’s First Battle After 14 Years
Yashahime Episode 40: Inuyasha and Kagome Return to Earth
Yashahime anime is the sequel to Rumiko Takahashi’s popular manga, the InuYasha series. The first season of the anime aired from Fall 2020 to Winter 2021 anime season, and it had a total of 24 episodes under director Teruo Sato (Aikatsu Stars!). The second season started in the Fall 2021 anime season with episode 25. Masakazu Hishida (Ensemble Stars) is currently directing the anime, while studio Sunrise (InuYasha) is animating.
Half-demon twins Towa and Setsuna were once separated, but now the daughters of Sesshomaru have reunited and are joined by Moroha, the daughter of Inuyasha and Kagome. After a near-death defeat at the hands of Kirinmaru, the three are determined to become stronger than before. But as they discover their true potential, they’ll uncover the secrets hidden in their bloodline.Funimation
Shogakukan is also publishing a manga adaptation by Takashi Shiina since September 2021.
Source: Official Twitter and Official Website
©Rumiko Takahashi/Shogakukan, Yomiuri Television, Sunrise 2020