VIDEO: Acclaimed Director Sion Sono Discusses "All Esper Dayo!" Manga Adaptation

Director of dark, warped films goes light in new TV drama

Sion Sono, the director of warped, disturbing and often acclaimed films like Cold Fish, Suicide Circle, Love Exposure and an adaptation of manga Himizu that turned into a an examination of 2011 earthquake, is going lighter with a live action TV series based on Detroit Metal City author Kiminori Wakasugi's comedy manga All Esper Dayo! (Everyone is an ESPer). He discusses the project, along with international recognition and his critics in a new interview.

 

 

Shota Sometani (Kimihiro Watanuki in the upcoming xxxHOLiC adaptation, the lead in Himizu) is a psychic from a small town in Oita prefecture who uses his super powers for less than super purposes.

 

Kaho as Miyuki

 

Megumi Kagurazaka - Takako Akiyama

 

Erina Mano as Sae Asami

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

via Wild Grounds

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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