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Nobuyuki Fukumoto's 'Ten' Manga Gets Live-Action Sequel Series

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Series features returning cast, staff with premiere at end of 2019

TV Tokyo revealed on Friday that the live-action series adaptation of Nobuyuki Fukumoto's Ten: Tenhō Dōri no Kaidanji manga is receiving a sequel that will premiere on TV Tokyo at the end of 2019. Goro Kishitani (seen below) reprises his role as protagonist Takashi Ten.

Other returning cast members include:

  • Yūki Furukawa as Hiroyuki Igawa
  • EISAKU Yoshida as Shigeru Akagi
  • Yoji Tanaka as Ginji Asai
  • Hidetoshi Hoshida as Ken Igarashi
  • Denden as Mitsui Soga
  • Kouji Matoba as Katsumi Harada
  • Ryosei Tayama as Shūzō Kanamitsu

The drama will reunite the staff for the live-action series adaptation of Fukumoto's Gin to Kin manga. The staff members also worked on the previous live-action Ten: Tenhō Dōri no Kaidanji series.

The manga begins when Hiroyuki Igawa, a mahjong player who makes money by betting against amateurs, meets Takashi Ten, an opponent with a lot of skill and strength of will. The manga serialized from 1989 to 2002 in Takeshobo's Kindai Mahjong magazine.

The first live-action series premiered in October 2018.

Source: Comic Natalie


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