Hakuba no Ōji-sama Manga Series Gets Live-Action Drama
posted on by Karen Ressler
A weekly live-action drama adaptation of Yukizou Saku's romance manga series Hakuba no Ōji-sama, titled Hakuba no Ōji-sama Junai Tekireiki (Prince on a White Horse: Suitable Age for Love), will begin airing on NTV and Yomiuri TV on October 3. Several members of the cast have been announced, but the lead female actress will remain a secret until the first episode is broadcast. The reason for the decision is to encourage women to see themselves as the main character before watching it.
The story follows a 32-year-old Takako Hara, who teaches at an all-girl's school and begins a relationship with a new teacher, Kotarō Ozu, a man seven years her junior. Takahiro Miura (Bad Boys) will play Kotarō, and Shunsuke Nakamura (Kamen Rider Agito film) will play Akio Kurosawa, a senior teacher with whom Takako previously had an adulterous relationship. Other cast members include Hirofumi Arai as another potential love interest, Mayuko Kawakita, and Mio Yuuki.
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