Live-Action Sazae-san TV Sequel Special Reveals Cast

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Yūki Amami, Hidetoshi Nishijima, Gaku Hamada star in segment set 20 years later

The staff for the 50th anniversary special of the family television anime Sazae-san revealed the cast for the special's live-action segment, as well as the special's November 24 premiere date, on Saturday.

The cast includes:

(Top row, left to right in image above):

(Bottom row, left to right in image above):

The special will air for three and a half hours on Fuji TV. Masayuki Suzuki is directing the live-action segment, and Tomoko Akutsu is penning the script.

The live-action segment will depict the family 20 years into the future. This segment serves as a follow-up to the September 2018 sequel stage play that imagines the family 10 years into the future.

The anime segment of the special will bring in fantasy elements as it depicts the past of Sazae's family, as well as a family trip. Earlier this year, the staff chose 28 families from Tokyo's Asahigaoka district (the setting of the Sazae-san story) to be animated into the series, and this anniversary special's anime segment will feature three of those families. These families' names will even appear in the anime segment.

Source: The Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web

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