Live-action Ranma's Yui Aragaki to play titular forgetful detective
Following the recent news that Monogatari author Nisio Isin's new Okitegami Kyoko no Bobiroku will be taking the adventures of Forgetful Detective Kyoko to manga with an adaptation from Yo Asami launching in Monthly Shonen Magazine's September issue, out August 6th, Kyoko Okitegami is now set to star in a live-action drama, scheduled to air on NTV in October.
Yui Aragaki (live-action Ranma 1/2's Akane) stars as the titular detective who can only retain memories for one day. Toya Sato (Gokusen, Gambling Apocalypse Kaiji) directs with Akiko Nogi (Library Wars, My Love Story!!, I am a Hero) serving as screenwriter.
本日月刊少年マガジン８月号発売です！告知をご覧になられましたか？ 次号より西尾維新さんの新シリーズ『掟上今日子の備忘録』コミカライズがスタートします。西尾先生作品大好きなので、喜んでいただけるよう頑張ります（月マガシロー） pic.twitter.com/76iNCXAFgF— 月刊少年マガジン編集部 (@getsumaga) July 6, 2015
In January, the characters from Monogatari helped introduce the new light novel seres Yui Horie narrated with Shaft animation directed by Madoka Magica's Miyamoto Yukihiro, with illustrations from Akio Watanabe and Hajime Ueda.