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Bambino! Manga To Become TV Drama

posted on 2007-01-30 06:47 EST
Cooking manga becomes part of NTV Spring Drama Lineup

Japanese broadcast company NTV has announced that a live-action TV Drama based on the Bambino! manga will begin airing this April. The manga, written by Sekiya Tetsuji, is about a college student named Shougo who moves to Tokyo to develop his cooking skills at an Italian restaurant and become a world-class chef.

The lead character in the show will be played by Matsumoto Jun, who is a member of the popular boy band Arashi. Matsumoto, who has read the original manga, said that he intends to practice Italian cooking techniques for the role.

According to the NTV website for the show, the drama will air on NTV every Wednesday at 10PM starting in April.

Source: Mantan Web

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