Romance manga has printed 4.5 million copies in Japan
It is officially announced today that Io Sakisaka (Ao Haru Ride)'s shoujo manga Omoi, Omoware, Furi, Furare will get its anime film adaptation in May 2020, then its live-action film adaptation in August 2020.
The manga has been serialized in Shueisha's Bessatsu Margaret since its July 2015 issue. Its story focuses on two high school girls: Yuha Ichinose, who is shy and tends to dream about love, and Akari Yamamoto, who is very active about love relationship. And the manga is scheduled to be concluded with 12 volumes and its final chapter will be published in the magazine's June 2019 issue to be released on May 13. It has printed more than 4.5 million copies so far.
A-1 Pictures (Oreimo, Sword Art Online) works on production of the anime film. No other details such as director and voice cast have not yet been available.
Meanwhile, 44-year-old Takahiro Miki, who previously worked on the live-action film adaptation of
Sakisaka's Ao Haru Ride in 2014, is attached to direct the live-action film.
Live-action film cast:
- Yuha Ichinose: Riko Fukumoto (18/Kiki in Kiki's Delivery Service Musical)
- Akari Yamamoto: Minami Hamabe (18/Yumeko Jabami in Kakegurui live-action drama)
- Rio Yamamoto: Takumi Kitamura (21/Boku in I Want to Eat Your Pancreas)
- Kazuomi Inui: Eiji Akaso (25/Ryuga Banjo/Kamen Rider Cross-Z in Kamen Rider Build)
Cast photo posted on Toho Movie's official information Twitter
Manga 1st and 11th tankobon volume covers
©2020 Movie "Omoi, Omoware, Furi, Furare"" Production Committee
©Io Sakisaka/ Shueisha