Good Morning Call Live-Action Show Gets 2nd Season About College Life
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Fuji TV announced on Wednesday that it is producing a sequel series for the live-action series adaptation of Yue Takasuka's shōjo manga Good Morning Call. The new series, titled Good Morning Call - our campus days, will have a completely original story, and will focus on Yoshikawa and Uehara's college life. The 10-episode series will premiere on Fuji TV on-demand and on Netflix on September 22.
Haruka Fukuhara, Shunya Shiraishi, and Dōri Sakurada are all returning to play characters Nao Yoshikawa, Hisashi Uehara, and Daichi Shinozaki, respectively. New cast members include:
- Yousuke Sugino as Hiiragi Natsume, Uehara's stylish and handsome classmate
- Itsuki Sagara as Rin Nanase, the manager of Daichi's school organization
- Maryjun Takahashi as Saeko Kumanomidō, a researcher at Uehara's university
The first live-action series premiered on Fuji TV on-demand and on Netflix in February 2016.
The manga centers around Nao, a third-year middle school student who, due to her parents' obligations, ends up living by herself in an apartment for her final semester of middle school. However, on her moving day, a boy is also moving into the same place. The boy turns out to be Uehara, who goes to the same middle school. The two end up living together.
Takasuka launched her Good Morning Call manga in Shueisha's Ribon magazine in 1997, and ended it in 2002. Shueisha published the manga's 11th and final volume in 2002. The manga received a one-episode OVA adaptation in 2001. Takasuka launched a sequel to the original manga titled Good Morning Kiss in Cookie in 2007, which is currently ongoing. Shueisha published the manga's 16th compiled book volume on May 25.
Source: Comic Natalie