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Live-action Adaptation Announced for Hiroaki Samura’s ‘Wave, Listen to Me!’ Manga

Fans of the manga and anime world will be excited to hear that “Wave, Listen to Me!” by Hiroaki Samura is getting a live-action adaptation. The news was confirmed by Kodansha Ltd., the publisher of the manga, and MBS, a Japanese television network.

“Wave, Listen to Me!” is a popular manga series that was first serialized in Kodansha’s Monthly Afternoon magazine in 2014. The series has been well-received for its unique storyline and colorful characters, and has been praised for its portrayal of the world of radio broadcasting. The story follows a young woman named Minare Koda, who finds herself working at a local radio station after a drunken rant on the air goes viral.

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The live-action adaptation of “Wave, Listen to Me!” will be produced by MBS and directed by Shinya Sugai. The lead role of Minare Koda will be played by Rie Takahashi, a popular voice actress who has worked on several other anime series, including “Konosuba: God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World!” and “Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World”.

Fans of the manga and anime series will be eager to see how the live-action adaptation will translate the story and characters onto the small screen. There is always a certain level of excitement and anticipation that comes with a live-action adaptation, as fans are eager to see their favorite characters come to life in a new way.

The announcement of the live-action adaptation also serves as a reminder of the growing popularity of manga and anime worldwide. With more and more adaptations being made for the small and big screen, it is clear that these stories have a global appeal and are enjoyed by fans from all over the world.

In conclusion, the news of “Wave, Listen to Me!” getting a live-action adaptation is exciting for fans of the manga and anime series. The series has a unique storyline and colorful characters that are sure to translate well to the small screen. We can’t wait to see how the live-action adaptation will bring these characters and their story to life, and we’re eager to see what other adaptations of beloved manga and anime series will come in the future.


Source: Anime News Network

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