Kodoani.com – Broadcasting service Lemino announced on July 31 that it is producing a live-action adaptation of the manga. For the Kid I Saw in My Dreams (Japanese title: Yume de Mita Anoko no Tameni) by Kei Sanbe, and the film is set to premiere on the service on August 29. Lemino also revealed the cast and introduced the video on Wednesday.
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The manga was published in English by Yen Press, and the story is described as follows: As a child, Senri Nakajou witnessed his family being murdered and he lived for revenge. He spends every day amassing the power and money needed to find the killer and offer a price – even if that means getting a little “dirty” himself…
The cast includes:
Mizuki Itagaki as twin brothers Senri and Kazuto Hinako Sakurai as Enami Kotogawa, Senri’s childhood friend Shigeyuki Totsugi as Yūji Yūki, Senri’s father, and Kazuto Aki Nishihara as Mitsue Yūki, Senri’s mother, and Kazuto Itsuuji Itao as Kenichirō Komatsu, a detective in charge of a case involving Senri Shūhei’s father and mother Nomura as Wakazono Masayasu, a detective involved in the Mizuho Shiromiya case as Saki Tajimi, Wakazono Itsuki’s junior detective Fujiwara as Akatsuki Sejima, Senri Mayu Miyamoto’s best friend as Riko Watarai, Kazuto’s neighbor and best friend Kazuki Horike as Nishi Naitou, Senri’s friend, and Sejima Joey Iwanaga as Masahiro Totsuka, Senri’s friend and Sejima Takara Sakumoto as Tatsuhiko Itakura, the heir to a crime group Kōdai Asaka as Masamune Katō, Tatsuhiko Shōji Mochida’s bodyguard, is directing the film, with a script written by Daisuke Hosaka. Tarō Makido composed the music.
The manga For the Kid I Saw in My Dreams was launched by Kei Sanbe in Kadokawa ‘s Young Ace magazine in July 2017 and ended in July 2022. The manga has a total of 11 volumes, and Yen Press serialized it. serialization to volume 10 on May 23, 2022. The manga was nominated for the Stan Lee Excelsior Award in 2020.