Kodoani.com – Comics Tomodachi Game Yuki Sato’s (Friend Game) is having a live action TV series titled Tomodachi Game R4 that will premiere on TV Asahi on July 23.
The cast will include members from boy bands Johnny’s Jr. Bishо̄nen and HiHi Jets. The cast for the various members of the C and K groups of the series includes:
Hidaka Ukisho (Bishо̄nen) as Yūichi Katagiri Ryuga Sato (Bishо̄nen) as Tenji Mikasa Mizuki Inoue (HiHi Jets) as Makoto Shibe Fujii Naoki (Bishо̄nen) as Kei Shinomiya Taisho Iwasaki (Bishо̄nen) as Jūzō Kadokura Soya Jets) as Hyakutarō Onigawara Issei Kanasashi (Bishо̄nen) as Chisato Hashiratani Yuto Nasu (Bishо̄nen) as Banri Niwa
Takurо̄ Oikawa, Hajime Takezono (TV Asahi) and Toshiaki Kamada will direct the series. Takuji Higuchi and Shinya Hokimoto are writing the script. Yoshinori Nakamura is composing music. Mikoto Yamaguchi and Sato are credited for the original work.
An anime adaptation of the manga premiered on NTV on April 6. JST.
The story, based on an original concept by Mikoto Yamaguchi, revolves around Yūichi Katagiri, a young man with a perfect student life who has four friends with difficult lives. His peaceful daily life ended when 2 million yen (about $20,000) in school fees went missing. The puzzle unfolds as Yūichi gets caught up in a mysterious game for money and must decide if friendship or money is more important.
Sato (Sherlock Bones, Yokai Doctor) launched the manga in Kodansha’s Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine in December 2013. The manga went on hiatus in December 2019, returning for one chapter in February 2020, and then continued. continuous interruption. The series will premiere in August 2020.
The manga has inspired one live-action television series before and two live-action films. The first film, Tomodachi Game Gekijōban, premiered in June 2017 after the live-action television series premiered in April 2017. The second film premiered in Japan in September 2017.