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Ryō Kurashina's Teiō Manga Gets TV Drama

posted on by Egan Loo
Takashi Tsukamoto to star as host club worker

The Sports Nippon newspaper reports that the Japanese television station TBS will debut a live-action drama adaptation of Ryō Kurashina's Teiō manga in July 15. The story revolves around a young man who loses his girlfriend to the "No. 1 Host" of a cabaret host club. The man vows to not just become a host himself, but the No. 1 Host.

The original Teiō manga ran in Shogakukan's Big Comic Spirits magazine. Kurashina's other works include Ai Doll, Yaoh, and Juneai; Yaoh was already made into a television drama in 2005. Tsukamoto appeared in live-action versions of Battle Royale, Gokusen, and The Princess Blade (Lady Snowblood) novels and manga, and he also stars in the live-action and anime versions of Ching Ishihara's The 3-Mei-sama ([The ]Three Young-Men in Midnight).

Source: Tokyograph


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