Romance Manga Gisou Furin Gets Live-Action TV Drama

Adaptation based on romance manga by Akiko Higashimura hits Nippon TV in July of 2019


Gisou Furin ("Masquerade Adultery"), a romance manga by Akiko Higashimura (Princess JellyfishTokyo Tarareba Girls) about a young woman who lies about her martial status in order to engage in a romantic fling, is being adapted into a live-action TV drama that will broadcast on TV Tokyo beginning in July of 2019. The main staff has been revealed, including:


  • Screenplay: Rin Etou
  • Chief producer: Norihiko Nishi
  • Producer: Masatoshi Katou, Masahiro Mori, Kazunori Okada, Satoru Takei
  • Director: Yuma Suzuki, Seiichi Nagumo
  • Production cooperation: Kouwai International
  • Production: Nippon TV


Gisou Furin stars Anne (pictured below) in the lead role of Shouko Hama.



The original Gisou Furin manga is serialized online via the Line Manga service, and print versions are also available in Japan from Bungeishunjū via their BUNSHUN COMICS×YLAB label.

The story of the Gisou Furin follows Shouko Hama, a single woman in her early thirties who laments her seeming lack of popularity with the opposite sex and who despairs that she may never get married. While traveling, Shouko meets a handsome and mysterious man who takes an interest in her, but she lies and claims that she's already married, prompting the man to ask her to have an affair with him during her trip.


Source: Comic Natalie



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