Koi no Tsuki Live-Action Series Reveals 9 More Cast Members

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Masanobu Ando, Miyu Imaizumi, Sairi Itō, Mina Fujii, Mansaku Ikeuchi, more join series

The official website for the live-action series adaptation of Akira Nitta's Koi no Tsuki (Love and fortune) manga revealed additional cast members for the series on Wednesday and Friday.

The additional cast members include: (Note: Character name romanizations are not official)

Masanobu Ando as Makoto Tsuchiya, Wako's ex-boyfriend

Miyu Imaizumi as Satoko Sakaki, a classmate of Iko who has a crush on him

(Clockwise from upper left in image above)

  • Sairi Itō as Haruko Mizuno, a part-time worker at the Idewon theater
  • Mina Fujii as Risa Nakamura, an older friend and confidante of Fū-kun from his college days
  • Mansaku Ikeuchi as Ryōta Nakamura, Risa's husband
  • Kitarou as Keisuke Naruse, the manager of the Idewon theater
  • Noriko Eguchi as Yukiyo Terui, a colleague at the temp agency where Wako works
  • Yuka Ogura as Aya Mimura, a temp worker at Fū-kun's workplace
  • Kinuo Yamada as Sachi Tsukahara, Wako's older sister

Previously revealed cast members include:

Eri Tokunaga as the main character Wako Taira

Daichi Watanabe as Fūta Aoi, the protagonist Wako Taira's boyfriend

Fūju Kamio as Yumeaki Iko, the high school student whom Wako meets

The series will premiere on TV Tokyo on July 26. The series will also premiere on BS Japan on July 31, and will also stream on Netflix on November 30 once all the episodes have aired on Japanese television.

Mai Sakai, Hana Matsumoto, and Kenji Kuwajima are directing the series. Ryō Takada, Peyoung Maki (Makiko Mizoguchi), and TAKAMASA Ōe are penning the scripts. Kentarō Yamato is the chief producer, and Teruhisa Yamamoto is the producer. Kazutaka Sakamoto is credited with production cooperation. Yūsuke Kamanaka and Azusa Ibara are credited as content producers.

The manga centers on Wako Taira, a 31-year-old woman who lives with her boyfriend Fū-kun, but is sexually frustrated and dissatisfied with her life. She meets a 16-year-old high school boy named Iko at the cinema, and becomes more and more interested in him, which begins to confuse her.

Nitta launched the manga in Kodansha's Morning two magazine in December 2015. Kodansha published the manga's fifth compiled book volume (seen right) on June 22.

Sources: Koi no Tsuki series' official website (link 2), Comic Natalie (link 2)

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