News Live-Action Kamen Teacher's 1st Episode Preview Streamed
posted on 2013-07-02 12:00 EDT
The website for the live-action adaptation of Tohru Fujisawa's Kamen Teacher manga began streaming the first episode's preview last week. Kis-My-Ft2 idol group member Taisuke Fujigaya stars as Gōta Araki, a teacher who becomes a masked hero to puts down delinquents.
In the story, Araki has just been transferred to another high school after a certain incident. There, he is handed the second year's Class C, which has problem students led by a powerful student nicknamed "M4." Araki wants to reach out to the students without resorting to using the power of the mask, but he reluctantly puts it on to bring the students in line and rehabilitate them.
Aya Ōmasa (Paradise Kiss) plays an English teacher, while idol group Sexy Zone's Fūma Kikuchi (Future Diary -Another World-) plays the powerful student leader "M4." Other cast members include Johnny's Jr. members Jesse, Yūta Kishi, Taiga Kyōmoto, Shō Takada, and A.B.C-Z's Ryōichi Tsukada.
The manga ran in Shueisha's Weekly Young Magazine from 2006 to 2007, and Shueisha published four volumes. Fujisawa launched a sequel called Kamen Teacher BLACK in Weekly Young Magazine in April.
The television series will premiere on July 6.
Thanks to ukiyaseed for the news tip.
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