News Live-Action My Brother's Husband Series Casts Tōru Nomaguchi, Kouji Ohkura
posted on 2018-01-25 06:15 EST
Kouji Ohkura as Yokoyama-sensei, Kana's homeroom teacher
In addition, the April issue of Futabasha's Monthly Action magazine revealed on Thursday that Tagame will draw a new special chapter for the manga in the magazine's next issue in February to commemorate the live-action mini-series, and it will take place after the manga's ending. Tagame will also launch a new manga in the same issue.
The previously announced cast includes:
Former sumo wrestler Baruto Kaito as Mike
Yuri Nakamura as Natsuki, Yaichi's ex-wife
Maharu Nemoto as Kana, Yaichi's daughter
My Brother’s Husband is a family drama that begins with the auspicious arrival of Mike, a Canadian who has come to pay respects to the family of his recently deceased Japanese husband Ryoji, whose only remaining immediate family member is Yaichi—an identical twin brother. As Mike gets accustomed to Japanese morays and the surprising idiosyncrasies of living with Yaichi and his daughter Kana, the sleepy Japanese suburb also learns the true meaning of family.
Tagame launched the manga in Futabasha's Monthly Action magazine in November 2014 and ended it last May. Futabasha published the manga's fourth compiled volume last July. Pantheon Books shipped the first two-in-one English omnibus volume last May. The manga was nominated for Best Comic at last year's 44th annual Angoulême International Comics Festival. The manga also won an Excellence Award at the 19th Japan Media Arts Festival Awards in 2015. Amazon named the book as one of 20 books in the "Comics & Graphic Novels" category of its Best Books of 2017 list.
Tagame is best known for his gay erotic manga. German publisher Bruno Gmünder Verlag has published Tagame's Gunji, Fisherman’s Lodge, Endless Game, and The Contracts of the Fall manga in English, and Fantagraphics' Massive: Gay Erotic Manga and the Men Who Make It anthology featured work by Tagame.
Source: Comic Natalie