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Ryō Kurashina's Jotei Kaoruko to get Live-Action TV Drama

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Sequel to Jotei to focus on Ginza hostess searching for her mother

The Sports Hochi newspaper reports that Japanese television station TV Asahi will debut a live-action drama adaptation of Ryō Kurashina's Jotei Kaoruko manga in April.

Kurashina's other works include Ai Doll, Yaoh, and Jō-ō; Yaoh and Jō-ō had already been turned into a live-action dramas in 2005. Kushina's Teiō and Jō-ō Virgin - Roppongi night GP part II and have also been given a live-action drama adaptation. Jotei Kaoruko is a loose continuation of Kurashina's Jotei manga, which was also turned into a live-action drama in 2007.

Jotei Kaoruko follows Saya, a woman who becomes a Ginza hostess right after high school, and her search for her mother, whom she's been separated from her entire life. Model and actress Mirei Kiritani (Otomen, Hana-Kimi), will star as Saya in her first leading role.

Source: Tokyograph

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