Kōji Seto, Ikoi Hayase, Kaho, Rina Komiyama join cast of 2024 film
Kodoani.com – Official Twitter account of the television series adapted from the manga “Ikoku Nikki” (Diary of a Strange Land) by Tomoko Yamashita announced four new cast members on Wednesday.
This new cast includes (from left to right in the image):
Kōji Seto takes on the role of Shingo Kasamachi. Ikoi Hayase will play Asa Takumi. Kaho appears as Nana Daigo. Rina Komiyama takes on the role of Emir Nara.
The film is expected to be released in 2024 and has the special participation of Yui Aragaki as the main character Makio Kōdai. Natsuki Seta will take on the role of director and screenwriter for this project.
The manga “Ikoku Nikki” focuses on the lives of Makio Kōdai, a 35-year-old novelist, and Asa, his 15-year-old niece, living under the same roof. Their life began when Makio suddenly adopted Asa after the death of her parents, including Makio’s older sister. From there, they must adapt to daily life, with Makio trying to fit in with her roommates and Asa discovering how to get to know adults.
Tomoko Yamashita created the manga, which began serialization in June 2017 in Shodensha’s Feel Young magazine and ended on June 8. The final volume was published on August 8.
Previously, Yamashita also created the boylove supernatural manga “The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window,” which was adapted into live-action in January 2021 and a television anime in October 2021.
According to: Kodoani.com