Kodoani.com – The staff of the live-action manga adaptation My Broken Mariko of Waka Hirako revealed two promotional posters and a teaser trailer for the film on Wednesday.
Mei Nagano (top left pictured above) plays the main character Shiino. The film will open this fall. Yuki Tanada will direct the film after penning the script with Kōsuke Mukai.
Other members include:
nao (top center in the image above) as Mariko Ikagawa, Shiino’s best friend
Masataka Kubota (bottom left) as Makio, a young man Shiino meets on her journey
Toshinori Omi (bottom center) as Mariko’s father
Yō Yoshida (bottom right) as Kyōko Tamura, Mariko .’s father’s second wife
Shiino is a mean office assistant, but when her friend Mariko suddenly dies, she is determined to get to the bottom of this mystery. Depicting the spiritual connection between girls, it is an outstanding story of sisterhood and romance.
Kadokawa published the first volume of the josei manga in Japan in January 2020. The 24th Japan Media Arts Festival Awards presented the New Face award for the manga in 2021.