Live-Action Okazu-kun Show's Video Previews Opening Song
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
VAP began streaming a promotional video for the live-action series adaptation of Otokuni's Kōkoku Gaisha, Danshi Ryō no Okazu-kun (Okazu-kun in the Ad Agency's Men's Dorm) manga on Tuesday. The video reveals and previews the series' opening theme song "TGIF" by DEVIL NO ID.
The series will star (left to right in image above):
- Katsuya Kobayashi as Ippei Kita, an older art director
- Mario Kuroba as Kazu "Okazu" Nishio, a young businessman
- Tsubasa Sakiyama as Keisuke Higashira, Kazu's colleague in marketing
- Masashi Ōyama as Tadashi Nangō, who works in accounting
Other cast members include Miwa Hashimoto, Masahiro Hisano, and Takeshi Kongōchi.
The series will premiere on TV Kanagawa and Nippon BS Broadcasting on January 15, and will also begin airing on TV Saitama and TVQ Kyushu Broadcasting on January 16, and on KBS Kyoto on January 18. Mitsuhiro Mihara is directing the series, and Hiroko Kanasugi is penning the script. MOKU is composing the music. Super Break Dawn is performing the ending theme song "Silent Snow."
The manga centers on four men living together in a dormitory. All four men work together in the same busy ad agency, and their only time to relax and unwind is when they're experiencing the joy of food together every Friday night.
Otokuni serializes the manga on Libre Publishing's Kurofune manga website. Libre Publishing shipped the manga's third compiled book volume on November 22.