Live-Action Tokyo Alien Bros. TV Series Adds 15 More Cast Members
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Yuri Tsunematsu as Chinami
Kensuke Owada as Okabe
Kimiko Yo as Akiko
Suzuka Ohgo as Haruru
Other new cast members include: Kirara Inori, Madoka Yoshida, Jiei Wakabayashi, Setsu Kohinata, Guama, Maho Yamada, Shigeru Harihara, Tateto Serizawa, Hiroshi Suzuki, Ryū Nakatani, and Shingo Mizusawa.
The show will star Hey! Say! JUMP's Kei Inoo (live-action Peach Girl's Kairi Okayasu) as the younger brother Fuyunosuke (pictured left in image above), and A.B.C-Z's Shota Totsuka (Kono Koe wo Kimi ni, Bye Bye Blackbird) as the older brother Natsutaro (right). Michael Arias (Tekkonkinkreet, Harmony) and Shintarō Sugawara (Sekai Ichi Muzukashii Koi, Rental Kyūseishu) are directing the series, and Shō Kataoka (Kiiroi Zō, Natumi no Hotaru) is writing the scripts.
The series will premiere on July 23.
The sci-fi comedy manga follows Fuyunosuke and Natsutaro, two friendly students who are actually aliens sent to find out if Earth is a hospitable planet for their species.
Shinzō serialized the manga in Shogakukan's Monthly! Spirits magazine from 2015 to 2017. Shogakukan published the manga's third and final volume in March 2017.
The manga was nominated for Best Comic at the 45th Angoulême International Comics Festival this year.