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Live-Action Kyō Kara Ore wa!! Reveals Adult Cast in Costume

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Live-action series adapts Hiroyuki Nishimori's high school comedy manga

The official website for the live-action television series of Hiroyuki Nishimori's Kyou Kara Ore Wa!! gag comedy manga revealed new cast visuals for the show's teachers and parents on Wednesday. (Note: Name romanizations not confirmed.)

Tsuyoshi Muro as Mukunoki-sensei, an original character
Jirō of the comedy duo Sissone as Sakamoto-sensei
Shinobu Hasegawa of the comedy duo Sissone as Sorimachi-sensei
Kenta Izuka as Mizutani-sensei
Mika Aihara as Yamaguchi-sensei
Jun Sena as Aimi Mitsuhashi, Takashi's mom
Kōtarō Yoshida as Ichirō Mitsuhashi, Takashi's dad

The staff previously revealed cast visuals for the students.

The series will premiere on NTV's Nichiyō Drama time slot in October. The new series marks the first live-action adaptation for the manga in about 21 years.

Yūichi Fukuda (live-action Gintama, HK/Hentai Kamen, Super Salaryman Mr. Saenai) is directing the series. Fukuda previously worked with Kaku on the live-action television series Yūsha Yoshihiko to Maō no Shiro. Fukuda directed the series, and Kaku played a policeman in the 11th episode.

The manga's story centers on the blond delinquent high school student Takashi Mitsuhashi. He is sly and holds "Whatever I do, I'll win!" as his creed. He forms a duo with Shinji Itō, a fellow high school student who is serious and dutiful with a strong sense of justice.

Nishimori's series ran in Shogakukan's Zōkan Shonen Sunday and Weekly Shonen Sunday magazines from 1988 to 1997. The series' 38 compiled book volumes have a total of more than 40 million copies in print.

The manga inspired an original video anime series in 1992, and Toei released a V-Cinema direct-to-video live-action series inspired by the manga from 1992 to 1997. The V-Cinema series' cast and staff also reprised their roles for a live-action film adaptation that debuted in 1994.

Sources: Kyou Kara Ore Wa!! live-action series' official website, Comic Natalie

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