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Saijō no Meii Medical Manga Gets Live-Action TV Series

posted on by Egan Loo
Story of young pediatric surgeon by Yakitate!! Japan's Takashi Hashiguchi

This year's 47th issue of Shogakukan's Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine is announcing next Wednesday that a live-action television adaptation of Takashi Hashiguchi and Kenzō Irie's Saijō no Meii medical manga has been green-lit. The story centers around a young pediatric surgeon. The series will premiere next January, and it will run on TV Tokyo and its affiliates on Mondays at 10:00 p.m. Hashiguchi had previously created the Yakitate!! Japan manga and anime.

Hashiguchi launched the manga in Weekly Shonen Sunday in December of 2007.

[Via Kyō mo Yarareyaku]

Update: More background information added.

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