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Toriko Chiya's Tokyo Alice Manga Returns With '2nd Season,' Gets Drama on Amazon

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Manga centers on woman who loves shopping, slowly falls in love

Amazon Prime Video in Japan announced on Friday that Toriko Chiya's Tokyo Alice manga is getting a live-action series adaptation that will stream only on the service starting on August 25. Additionally, the September issue of Kodansha's Kiss magazine is revealing on Tuesday that the original manga is entering its "second season" starting in the magazine's October issue on August 25. The new manga is temporarily titled Tokyo Alice 2nd season.

Mizuki Yamamoto stars in the series as Fū Arisugawa. Other cast members include Reina Triendl as Mizuho Haneda, Aya Asahina as Sayuri Enjōji, and Maryjun Takahashi as Rio Sakuragawa.

Natsuki Seta (PARKS) and Takeo Kikuchi (Dear Deer) are directing the series. Singer-songwriter chay is performing the theme song "Ai wa Adventure."

Tokyo Alice launched in Kiss in 2006, and ended its first part in August 2015. Kodansha published the 15th compiled volume in September 2015. The manga was nominated for the Best Shōjo Manga award at the 38th annual Kodansha Manga Awards in 2014.

The manga revolves around Fū Arisugawa, a woman who loves nothing but shopping and slowly starts to find that she might also love her boss.

Chiya's Clover manga received a live-action film adaptation in 2014.

Source: Eiga Natalie


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