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Sora wo Kakeru Yodaka Live-Action Series' Trailer, Visual Unveiled

posted on 2018-06-14 03:09 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Series premieres on Netflix on August 1; adds Megumi Seki, Shōko Nakajima to cast

The official website for the live-action series adaptation of Shiki Kawabata's Sora wo Kakeru Yodaka manga unveiled a trailer and a poster visual for the series on Thursday. The trailer reveals and previews the series' theme song "Akatsuki" by Johnny's WEST, and also reveals the series' August 1 debut date on Netflix.

The site also revealed additional cast members. Megumi Seki will play Mao Ukon, and Shōko Nakajima will play Kyōko Umine.

The anime stars: (Clockwise from upper left)

  • Daiki Shigeoka as Shunpei Kaga, a popular boy in class
  • Tomohiro Kamiyama as Kōshirō Mizumoto, Ayumi's boyfriend
  • Miu Tomita as Zenko Umine
  • Kaya Kiyohara as Ayumi Kohinata

Hiroaki Mitsuyama is producing the six-episode series, Michitaka Okada is writing the scripts, and Ken Arai is composing the music.

The series centers on Ayumi Kohinata, a first-year high school student who has a cute and shy personality. She's excited that she just started dating her first boyfriend, but on the day of their first date, she gets a mysterious call from her classmate Zenko Umine. Zenko says she's going to die, and Ayumi witnesses Zenko jumping from a building. The next thing she knows, Ayumi wakes up in a hospital, but in Zenko's body.

Kawabata published the manga in Shueisha's Bessatsu Margaret magazine, and Shueisha published the third and final volume in December 2015.

Sources: Sora wo Kakeru Yodaka series' official website, Comic Natalie


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