Fans of the popular boys-love manga, I Cannot Reach You (Kimi ni wa Todokanai), have something to look forward to this fall. TBS, one of Japan’s leading television networks, has announced that it will be producing a live-action series based on the beloved manga. The series will premiere on TBS’ “Drama Stream” programming block and will also be available on various streaming services starting in September.
The manga, created by Mika, has been a hit with fans since it first began serialization in the Japanese magazine, Dear+ in 2016. The story follows the relationship between two high school boys, Yamato and Kakeru. Yamato has a crush on Kakeru, but is afraid to confess his feelings. Kakeru, meanwhile, has a secret of his own that he is keeping from Yamato.
The live-action series will star Kentarō Maeda as Yamato and Haru Kashiwagi as Kakeru. Maeda is a rising star in the Japanese entertainment industry, having appeared in several popular dramas and films. Kashiwagi is also an up-and-coming actor who has appeared in a number of television shows and movies.
Fans of the manga are excited to see how the live-action adaptation will bring the story to life. The manga has been praised for its heartwarming portrayal of a same-sex relationship, and fans are hoping that the live-action series will capture the same spirit.
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TBS has a strong track record when it comes to producing successful live-action adaptations of popular manga and anime. The network has previously produced adaptations of hit series such as Boys Over Flowers and Death Note, both of which were well-received by fans.
The announcement of the I Cannot Reach You live-action series has generated a lot of buzz on social media, with fans expressing their excitement and anticipation for the upcoming series. With a talented cast and a strong production team behind it, the series has the potential to be a hit with both fans of the manga and viewers who are new to the story.
In conclusion, the upcoming live-action series of I Cannot Reach You is a highly anticipated event for fans of the manga and viewers who are interested in boys-love stories. With TBS’ track record for producing successful live-action adaptations, and a talented cast and production team, the series has the potential to be a hit when it premieres in September. Fans will have to wait and see how the series will bring the beloved story of Yamato and Kakeru to life.
Source: Anime News Network