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My Boyfriend in Orange Manga Gets Live-Action Movie

My Boyfriend in Orange Manga Gets Live-Action Movie

It has been announced that Non Tamashima‘s shōjo romance manga My Boyfriend in Orange will be getting a live-action film that will open on July 18. Here’s the official website for the anime, should you like to take a look.

Cast & Production

Hikaru Iwamoto, a 28-year-old member of Johnny & Associates’ boy idol group Snow Man, is cast as the male protagonist Kyosuke Ebihara, while 19-year-old fashion model Meru Nukumi is cast as the main heroine, Moe Sasaki.

This will be Iwamoto’s first starring role in a film on his own. He will also star in the forthcoming live-action film adaptation of Mr. Osomatsu along with the other members of Snow Man, and for Nukumi, it is also her first film appearance.

Shosuke Murakami, who recently worked on the live-action film/TV drama adaptations of Matcha Hazuki’s One Week Friends and Oreco Tachibana’s Promise Cinderella, is to direct. Junpei Yamaoka (Kishiryu Sentai Ryusoulger, live-action Peach GirlHoney So Sweet) wrote the script. Shochiku is distributing the film.

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About the Anime

Kodansha Comics is publishing the manga digitally in English, and it describes the story:

Hot firemen, now in the world of shojo manga! High school student Moe has moved to a new town after the death of her father. Moe’s already having enough trouble fitting into her new class as it is, so she’s totally mortified when she ends up being “rescued” by local firefighter Kyōsuke during a fire drill … in front of all the kids at school. But the embarrassing incident might be a blessing in disguise, because gruff-but-kind Kyōsuke gives Moe the courage she needs to leap out of her comfort zone as she aims to leave her loner days behind. Not to mention she’s soon falling head over heels for him … !

See Also

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The manga launched in Kodansha‘s Dessert magazine in May 2016, and Kodansha published the 11th compiled volume on August 12.

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