Live-Action Tokyo Love Story Series Reveals 3 More Cast Members

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
New adaptation premieres on April 29

Fuji TV announced more cast members on Saturday for its new live-action series adaptation of Fumi Saimon's Tokyo Love Story manga.

Hidekazu Mashima as Natsuki Waga

Riho Takada as Naoko Nagasaki

Miyū Teshima as Tokiko Kitagawa

Guest cast members also include Mariko Tsutsui and Taiwanese actor Figaro Tseng.

The show will debut on Fuji TV's on demand service and Amazon Prime Video on April 29 at midnight, and will have 11 episodes.

The main cast includes (from left to right in image below) Kentaro Ito as Kanji Nagao, Shizuka Ishibashi as Rika Akana, Anna Ishii as Satomi Sekiguchi, and Sho Kiyohara as Kenichi Mikami.

Kōichirō Miki, Koto Nagata, and Tōru Yamamoto are directing the series, with scripts by Ayako Kitagawa. Nobuko Toda is composing the music. Kazuyuki Shimizu is credited for planning and production, and Takeshi Moriya and Yurie Morimoto are credited as producers. Atmovie is credited for production cooperation.

The manga centers on Kanji "Kanchi" Nagao, a directionless salaryman; Rika Akana, a cheerful and freewheeling woman; Kenichi Mikami, a medical student and Kanchi's roommate who is loyal to the women he loves; and Satomi Sekiguchi, Kanchi's classmate who has a crush on him. The new series moves the setting to the present day.

The manga previously inspired a live-action series in 1991 that also aired on Fuji TV.

Source: Comic Natalie

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