Live-Action Tomodachi Game Casts Yūki Yamada, Shimon Okura, Nagi Nemoto
posted on by Alex Mateo
The new cast includes:
Shimon Okura (live-action Itazura na Kiss) as Makoto Shibe, the class president whose father is a city councilor
Nagi Nemoto as Yutori Kokorogi, a quiet and gentle anime fan
The previously announced cast includes:
Tomodachi Game will have one drama and two film adaptations. All three adaptations are slated for 2017.
The story, based on Mikoto Yamaguchi's original concept, centers on Yūichi Katagiri, a young man with a perfect student life who has four friends with difficult lives. His peaceful daily life comes to an end when 2 million yen (about US$20,000) in school trip fees goes missing. Riddles unfold as Yūichi gets caught up in a mysterious game for money and must decide whether friendship or money matters more.
Sato (Sherlock Bones, Yokai Doctor) launched the Tomodachi Game manga in Kodansha's Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine in December 2013. The first compiled volume shipped in April 2014. The eighth compiled volume shipped on December 9.
[Via Comic Natalie]