Live-Action Mob Psycho 100 Show Reveals Additional Cast, January 12 Debut
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The additional cast includes:
Nogizaka46 member Yūki Yoda as Tsubomi, Mob's childhood friend who he has a crush on
The cast will join Tatsuomi Hamada, who plays the main character Mob.
The original manga creator ONE (One-Punch Man) launched the Mob Psycho 100 series on Ura Sunday in 2012 and later in Shogakukan's Manga ONE app in 2014. Shogakukan published the manga's 15th compiled book volume on October 19.
The anime adaptation of ONE's original manga premiered in Japan in July 2016 and Crunchyroll streamed the series with English subtitles as it aired in Japan. Funimation streamed an English dub for the anime last December.
Funimation describes the story:
Kageyama Shigeo (a.k.a. Mob) is an 8th grader with powerful psychic abilities. Workingunder his not-so-capable master, Reigen, Mob uses his powers to exorcise evil spirits. But his will to be normal causes him to suppress his powers and feelings until he hits 100 percent — a point where his pent-up emotions are unleased and a darker power takes over.
The manga is also inspiring a stage play starring voice actor Setsuo Ito reprising his role as Mob from the anime, and it will run from January 6-14. In addition, the anime will get an event centered on the character Reigen: it will include compilation screenings of the television anime with some new parts.
Source: Comic Natalie
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