TV Tokyo launched on Friday that the live-action sequence adaptation of Masayuki Kusumi and Jiro Taniguchi‘s Kodoku no Gourmet (Solitary Gourmet) manga might have a six-episode live-action mini-series enterprise titled Kodoku no Gourmet ~Oishii kedo Horo Nigai… Inagashira Gorō no Sainan~ (Solitary Gourmet ~It’s Tasty But Slightly Bitter… Gorō Inagashira’s Misfortune~). The sequence will debut on the Paravi and Hikari TV streaming suppliers on March 31 and April 1.

The solid accommodates:
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  • Keiko Enoue
  • Shō Kaga
  • Sōya Kaya
  • Kana Kita

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  • Ryō Kimura
  • Miyako Takeuchi
  • Takehiro Murata

The mini-series will current protagonist Gorō in a number of “gourmet accident” situations. The mini-series’ episodes are titled “Takeout,” “Shinjin Tenin” (New Store Employee), “Makanai” (Employee Meal), “Shoku no Ryūgi” (The Way of Eating), “Aiseki” (Table Sharing), and “Delivery.”

Yutaka Matsushige (live-action Death Note, Sukiyaki Western Django, Crows Zero) will as quickly as as soon as extra reprise his place as protagonist Gorō Inagashira.

Both the Kodoku no Gourmet live-action sequence and genuine manga observe a solitary salesman named Gorō Inagashira as he travels all through Japan and samples the native delicacies found on highway corners. The live-action current’s ninth season premiered in July 2021.

Masayuki Kusumi and Jiro Taniguchi first serialized the Kodoku no Gourmet manga from 1994 to 1996 in Fusosha‘s Monthly Panja journal (now defunct). Kusumi handled the story, and Taniguchi drew the art work. Fusosha printed the first collected amount in 1997. Kusumi and Fusosha printed the manga’s second amount in September 2015. Taniguchi handed away in February 2017.

Fanfare and Ponent Mon will launch the manga in English. The agency had talked about the manga will “most likely” debut in spring 2021, nonetheless the sequence is now listed as debuting in April 2022.

The manga moreover impressed an internet anime that debuted on Production I.G‘s “Tate Anime” (Vertical Anime) smartphone app in November 2017.

Sources: TV Tokyo, Comic Natalie