WOWOW introduced on Thursday that it’s producing a live-action collection adaptation of Ayako Noda‘s Double manga that can premiere on WOWOW Prime, WOWOW 4K, and WOWOW on Demand companies on June 4. Yudai Chiba (left in picture under) and Kento Nagayama (proper) star as Takara and Yuujin, respectively.

Kazuhiro Nakagawa (Shin Godzilla assistant director) is directing the collection, with scripts by Eriko Yoshida (Tiger & Bunny: The Comic).

Tokyopop licensed the manga, and it launched the primary quantity on January 25. The firm describes the manga:

Yuujin Kamoshima and Takara Takarada are fellow actors in the identical theater troupe who reside subsequent door to 1 one other, with comparable daily lives.

Though they don’t seem to be precisely shut associates, when Yuujin is solid as Takara’s double, he sees first hand his extraordinary performing expertise and is blown away. From that second on, he is decided to assist him succeed and help him in his dream of turning into a world famend actor, even when Yuujin needs to be in his shadow. But because the performing world begins to take discover, that is simpler stated than performed…

The manga debuted on Hero’s Inc.‘s Flat Hero’s web site in January 2019. The manga’s fourth compiled ebook quantity shipped in Japan in May 2021.

The manga received the Excellence Award on the twenty third Japan Media Arts Festival in 2020.

The writer futekiya has licensed three of Noda’s boys’ love manga underneath the pen identify Niboshiko Arai: Inga no Sakana, Gatapishi, and Adana wo Kure.

Source: Comic Natalie