Manga author ONE: "We will be able to see a new Mob Psycho that is different from the manga or anime."
TV Tokyo's official website for the upcoming live-action TV drama based on ONE (One-Punch Man)'s Mob Psycho 100 action comedy manga posted a main visual introducing its three main cast: Tatsuomi Hamada (17) as the protagonist Shigeo Kageyama, Kazuki Namioka (39) as his master Arataka Reigen, and Yuuki Yoda (17/Nogizaka46 member) as his childhood friend and love interest Tsubomi Takane.
Hamada is best known as Riku Asakura/Ultraman Geed in the latest Ultraman TV series Ultraman Geed (2017-), Namioka played Shishimaru in Lion-Maru G (2006) and Sid/Kamen Rider Sigurd in Kamen Rider Gaim (2013-2014), and this is Yoda's first acting role in a drama.
The manga author ONE posted a comment: "I am so happy that it becomes a live-action drama! I am already so excited because I think we will be able to see a new Mob Psycho that is different from
the manga or anime."
Kazuki Namioka as Arataka Reigen
Yuuki Yoda as Tsubomi Takane
The Mob Psycho 100 TV drama is the station's fourth collaboration title with Netflix for its Thursday midnight
block "Mokudora 25" that has been airing at 25:00 every Thursday. 47-year-old internationally acclaimed
action/tokusatsu director Koichi Sakamoto (Power Rangers, Heisei Kamen Rider series, Hurricane Polymar)
serves as director. It will start streaming on Netflix on January 12, 2018, then will be aired on TV Tokyo six
(C) ONE, Shogakukan
(C) Drama "Mob Psycho 100" Production Committee