Yakko Kaga's Ichirei Shite, Kiss Archery Manga Gets Live-Action Film

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Wolf Girl & Black Prince's Elaiza Ikeda, Dōbutsu Sentai Zyuohger's Masaki Nakao star

The April issue of Shogakukan's Betsucomi magazine revealed on Monday that a live-action film adaptation of Yakko Kaga's Ichirei Shite, Kiss (Make a Bow and Kiss) manga has been green-lit for this fall. Elaiza Ikeda (live-action Wolf Girl & Black Prince, ReLIFE) will play the female lead An Kishimoto, and Masaki Nakao (Dōbutsu Sentai Zyuohger) will play the male lead Yōta Mikami.

The manga's story centers on An Kishimoto, a girl who has been practicing archery for six years, since she was in middle school. Yet even as president of her high school archery club in her last high school tournament, she feels unsatisfied by her results and leaves behind regrets. The next person slated to be president is her underclassman Yōta Mikami, a person who never practices yet grabs first place in tournaments. He a boy for whom An holds some complicated feelings. When An is about to withdraw from her position and hand the position of president to Yōta, he stops her with a certain thought.

Kaga launched the manga in Betsucomi in 2012, and ended it in 2015. Shogakukan published seven compiled book volumes for the manga.

Kaga launched a new manga series titled Boku no Jealousy Monogatari. (My Jealousy Story.) in Betsucomi in the same April issue.

Source: Comic Natalie

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