Teasing Master Takagi-San Gets New Live-Action Film Set 10 Years After Manga’s Story


Soichiro Yamamoto’s Teasing Master Takagi-San is yet inspiring another live-action adaptation, and this time in the form of a film. It is scheduled to release on May 31, 2024.

While the previously announced live-action series follows the manga storyline portraying the middle school days of the two main characters, the film is set ten years after the their middle school days. It will feature an original story.

Mei Nagano will play the role of Takagi, who is now a now a trainee teacher in alma mater, and Fumiya Takahashi will play Nishikata, who is a gym teacher at the same school.

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Rikiya Imaizumi will serve as the director for the live-action film while also co-writing the scripts with Tomoki Kanazawa and Jun Hagimori. Takashi Ohmama is in charge of composing the music.

Just like the live-action series, the film is also set in on Shodo Island at Kagawa Prefecture, which served as the setting for the anime adaptation.

Teasing Master Takagi-san live-action series will start airing in March 2024.

Teasing Master Takagi-san is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Soichiro Yamamoto. The series began serialization in Shogakukan ‘s shonen manga magazine supplement Monthly Shonen Sunday Mini on June 12, 2013, and it moved to the main Monthly Shonen Sunday magazine on July 12, 2016.

As of March 2023, it has been collected in nineteen tankobon volumes.

An anime television series by Shin-Ei Animation aired from January to March 2018. An original video animation (OVA) was released in July 2018. A second season aired from July to September 2019. A third season aired from January to March 2022, and an animated film premiered in June 2022.

Source: Comic Natalie

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