[J-Summer Drama 2011] Arakawa Under The Bridge
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* Title: 荒川アンダーザ ブリッジ
* Title (romaji): Arakawa Under the Bridge
* Format: Renzoku
* Genre: Drama
* Episodes: 10
* Broadcast network: TBS
* Broadcast period: 2011-Jul-26 start
* Air time: Tuesday 24:55


Synopsis

“Arakawa Under the Bridge” is a story about Ichinomiya “Riku” Kou, a young upper-class man who tries to live a life without any debts to anyone, and a strange yet beautiful homeless girl called Nino who claims to be from the Venus. Unfortunately for him, he ends up owing his life to Nino and has no choice but to live with her under the bridge by the Arakawa river in order to follow his debt-free policy.In 2010, the manga was already made into an anime that spawned two seasons.The live-action movie of “Arakawa Under the Bridge” is scheduled to open in spring of 2012, but TBS already announced that we are also going to see a drama adaption airing in a midnight slot later this summer. -- Tokyohive

Casts


* Hayashi Kento as Riku
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Hayashi_Kento


* Kiritani Mirei as Nino
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Kiritani_Mirei


* Oguri Shun as Soncho
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Oguri_Shun


* Yamada Takayuki as Hoshi
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Yamada_Takayuki


* Shirota Yuu as Sister
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Shirota_Yu


* Katase Nana as Maria
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Katase_Nana


* Abe Natsumi as P-Ko
http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Abe_Natsumi

* Tezuka Tooru as Shiro
* Hiranuma Norihisa as Billy
* Arisaka Kurume as Jacqueline
* Tokunaga Eri as Stella
* Suruga Taro as the Last Samurai
* Sueoka Takuto as Tetsuo of the Tetsujin Kyodai
* Mashika Raito as Tetsuro of the Tetsujin Kyodai
* Kamikawa Takaya as Shinomiya Tsumoru
* Takashima Masahiro as Takayashiki
* Asano Kazuyuki as Takai
* Inoue Waka as Shimazaki

DRAMAWIKI




Related News

Hayashi Kento, Kiritani Mirei to lead “Arakawa Under the Bridge” cast
Posted on April 13, 2011 by tokyograph

It is being reported that Hayashi Kento (20) and Kiritani Mirei (21) have been cast as the stars of the live-action “Arakawa Under the Bridge” movie, which was announced at the start of this month. The news is being revealed in this week’s issue of Young Gangan (Square Enix).

“Arakawa Under the Bridge” is an offbeat comedy manga by Nakamura Hikaru about a young man named Riku (played by Hayashi), whose life is saved by a strange girl named Nino (played by Kiritani). In order to repay his debt to her, he accepts her request to fall in love with her, and he begins living with her under a bridge in Tokyo’s Arakawa ward.

As previously announced, the live-action project consists of a drama series this summer and a theatrical film in spring 2012.

Source:
Anime News Network


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*http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arakawa_Under_the_Bridge
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Yay I love Hayashi Kento & Kiritani Mirei!!
they are both so underrated.
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wow! The anime is amazing, so I'm expecting something good about it...
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no way...i think there are other actresses that would suite nino's character..but hayashi kento is ok..
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the anime was lame
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More “Arakawa Under the Bridge” cast members revealed




The newly revealed names are Tezuka Toru, Hiranuma Norihisa (Gekidan EXILE), Arisaka Kurume, Tokunaga Eri, Suruga Taro, Sueoka Takuto, and Mashiko Raito.
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where is the Star???
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Yea. Where's the star? I love his character there, he's hilarious. hahaha
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Shun Oguri, Takayuki Yamada Star in Arakawa Under the Bridge

The producers of the live-action television and film adaptations of Hikaru Nakamura's Arakawa under the bridge manga revealed that Shun Oguri (Hana-Kimi, Hana Yori Dango [2005], Fullmetal Alchemist movie [2005]) and Takayuki Yamada (Gantz, Train Man, Crows Zero) will play the characters Village Chief and Hoshi, respectively, on Tuesday.

The rest of the cast includes Kento Hayashi as Riku, Mirei Kiritani as Nino, Nana Katase as Maria, Yu Shirota as Sister, Natsumi Abe as P-ko, Toru Tezuka as Shiro, Norihisa Hiranuma as Billy, Kurume Arisaka as Jacqueline, Eri Tokunaga as Stella, and Tarō Suruga as the Last Samurai.

In the story, an upper-class young man named Ko "Riku" Ichinomiya meets a beautiful homeless girl named Nino from the banks of Arakawa River, where many of Tokyo's most unusual residents live. NIS America announced that it would release the first of two television anime series in North America in July. In addition to Arakawa under the bridge, Nakamura also created Saint Young Men.


(Source: Sankei Sports)

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who will play amazones? LOL XD SONCHO!!!
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Kiritani Mirei is gorgeous..
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I didn't think Oguri Shun would take on such an.. underrated role.

But cool.
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I wanted to watch this... Hayashi kento is so kawaii!!!!!
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