The official website online for the live-action film adaptation of Kaori Tsurutani‘s BL Metamorphosis (Metamorphose no Engawa) manga revealed the film’s additional cast, seen, trailer, and June launch on Saturday.


Mana Ashida stars throughout the film as Urara, whereas Nobuko Miyamoto stars as Ichinoi. Additional cast members embrace Naniwa Danshi’s Kyōhei Takahashi, Kotone Furukawa, Tomoko Ikuta, Ken Mitsuishi, Yuki Shioya, Taeko Itō, Asumi Kikuchi, and Shūtarō Ōoka.

Shunsuke Kariyama is directing the film, with a script by Yoshikazu Okada. Hidehiro Kawano, Yutaka Tanito, and Hiroko Ōgura are credited as producers.

Seven Seas Entertainment has launched the manga in English, and it describes the story of the first amount:

Ichinoi, a 75-year-old woman residing a peaceful life, unwittingly buys a Boy’s Love manga ultimately…and is fascinated by what she finds inside. When she returns to the bookstore to buy the next amount, the highschool girl working there–Urara, a seasoned BL fan–notices a budding fangirl when she sees one. When Urara presents to help Ichinoi uncover this entire new world of fiction, the two dive into BL fandom collectively, and sort an unlikely friendship alongside the best way by which.

Tsurutani launched the manga on Kadokawa‘s Comic Newtype website online in November 2017, and ended it in October 2020. Kadokawa revealed the manga’s fifth and supreme amount in January 2021 along with Tsurutani’s 2007-2015 fast story assortment.

The manga topped the guidelines of manga for female readers throughout the 2019 model of Takarajimasha‘s Kono Manga ga Sugoi! guidebook. The manga ranked sixth throughout the twelfth Manga Taisho in 2019, and likewise earned the New Face Award throughout the twenty second Japan Media Arts Festival Awards in 2019.

Sources: BL Metamorphosis live-action film’s website online, Comic Natalie