Yūbe wa Otanoshimi Deshita Live-Action Show Reveals Trailer, More Cast

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Rie Kugimiya, Hiroki Yasumoto join cast as protagonists' in-game characters

The official Twitter account for the live-action television series adaptation of Renjuro Kindaichi's Yūbe wa Otanoshimi Deshita ne (Thou hast had a good night's sleep I hope. or lit. It Was Fun Last Night) manga revealed a new trailer and new cast members for the series on Friday.

The new cast members include (counter clockwise from upper left in image above):

  • Rie Kugimiya as Powder (Takumi Satsuki's character)
  • Hiroki Yasumoto as Gorō (Miyako Okamoto's character)
  • Yūma Uchida as Clyde
  • Arisa Komiya as Mario
  • Saori Ōnishi as Sasama and Meru
  • Kaede Yuasa as Chabu and Yuyu
  • Gen Sato as Panapana

As previously announced, Tsubasa Honda and Amane Okayama (both upper right in picture above) play Miyako Okamoto and Takumi Satsuki, respectively.

Other cast members include:

  • Mamoru Miyano as Ōnita
  • Miwako Kakei as Ayano
  • Yūtarō as Sotoyama
  • Ano as Reina
  • Yū Inaba as Takashi
  • Sei Ashina as Kuriyama

The show will premiere on MBS on Sunday, on TBS on January 8, on HBC on January 14, and on CBC on January 31.

Kiyotaka Taguchi is directing the series, with scripts by Kouta Fukihara.

The romantic comedy manga centers on Powder, who has been enjoying the world of Dragon Quest X and spends every day playing with party members online. One day, Powder unexpectedly has to share a room in real life with a teammate named Gorō. They discover that their real-life personas are not quite the same as their game personas.

Kindaichi (Haré+Guu, Liar x Liar) launched the manga on both Gangan Online and in Young Gangan magazine in June 2014. Square Enix published the manga's fifth compiled volume on August 27.

Sources: Yūbe wa Otanoshimi Deshita live-action series' Twitter account (link 2), Comic Natalie

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