The live action adaptation was filmed in spring this year and will be a 2-hour program based on the anime version but arranged slightly to conform with the modern times. CG will be used for the scenes where the genie comes out of the bottle.
Other cast members include Konomi Watanabe (7) who will be playing the role of Hakushon Daimao's daughter Akubi-chan, who comes out of the bottle whenever anyone yawns. Mabuchi Homare (8) will be playing the role of Kan-chan, who finds the bottle in the attic. Yoichi Nukumizu and Miho Shiraishi will be playing Kan-chan's parents.
The story will start with Kan-chan finding the bottle and meeting the genie in the attic, and wishes for the genie to turn his test score from 10 to 100. The theme song of the original anime will be used, which Murakamai will be covering.
権利の切り売りだけかWhat the heck are you doing Tatsunoko?
They seem to be dispensing their rights left and right.
ダメそうだなI thought it will be on NTV, but Fuji?
Looks like it'll fail.
漫画のジャニーズ実写化はハットリくんくらいか？Is Hattori-kun the only live action adaptation of a manga starred in by a Johnny's talent?
ガッチャで死ぬほどコケたばかりだろDidn't they (Tatsunoko) just flop so hard with Gatchaman?
He's thin but he'll do the role of the genie?
They might make something out of this if they aim towards the direction that Yatterman took...
Tatsunoko's seriously done for, huh
Fuji TV, take a break already
Too bad since I really liked the original
村上の魔王とかｗMurakami as the genie? LOL
Don't steal Katori's position now
Why is Tatsunoko so desperate with all these live action adaptations?
I would have watched it on NTV's Saturday-9 slot, thanks to Kaibutsu-kun's example, but Fuji won't be paying any sort of respect to the original.
It should be Matsuko over Murakami
え？マツコじゃなくて？Eh, it won't be played by Matsuko?
Murakami should just focus on his hosting gigs.
I'll admit that Getsuyou kara Yofukashi is good.
Poor Murakami, he can't even be in a drama if he doesn't put on any special makeup, huh
- ツイから拾ってきた魔王細すぎてキモいwGot this from Twitter
The genie's so thin, he looks gross LOL
- お好きなようになさいませ。Just do as you wish
- いつもの日テレだと思たらフジテレビI thought it would be the usual NTV, but it's Fuji, huh
- 壷＝青山テルマBottle= Thelma Aoyama
- この写真を見て「ドラマ楽しみです！」ってつぶやいてるジャニファンの人達の神経には心底感心するわ・・・Honestly, I truly admire the nerve of these Jani-fans who can tweet that they're excited about this after seeing that picture...
- ツイッターの目撃情報だとだいぶ前に撮影してたらしいから、CG処理に時間かかったんだろうね。According to eyewitness reports on Twitter, they filmed this a long time ago, so they probably took a lot of time with the CG effects.
- 妖怪人間もあったしジャニーすはマンガの実写化好きだなYokai Ningen and the others, it looks like Johnny loves manga live action adaptations.
- 実写化する意味が分からないI don't get why they have to make a live action adaptation of this
- 香取さんじゃねーのかよ！So it isn't Katori-san!?
- あくびちゃんが難しいだろあのキャラは相当演技力いるなAkubi-chan will be difficult.
You'll need a lot of acting skills for that character.
- タツノコは死にたいのかDoes Tatsunoko want to die?
- コイツテレビに出たら速攻チャンネル変えるI immediately change the channel when I see him on TV
- ハクション大魔王知ってる世代に限ってジャニ主演とか見に行かねーぞBut the generation of people who know Hakushon Daimao won't be watching Johnny's talents
- 壷役が園山真希絵なら見るI'm going to watch this if the bottle is played by Makie Sonoyama
- もうコスプレ実写やめようよ・・・Let's put an end to these cosplay live action adaptations already...
- よりによってまたジャニ内でも微妙なやつに…And why did they have to choose such an iffy Johnny's talent...
- ジャニの両派閥ともアニメ実写化やりまくるってことはジャニさんが強度のアニヲタ？Seeing how much both the factions within Johnny's love doing live action anime adaptations should mean that Johnny-san must be an extreme anime-wota, right?
- 大魔王役候補・伊集院光・パパイヤ鈴木・ホンジャマカ石塚・髭男爵Genie candidates
- Hikaru Ijuuin
- Papaya Suzuki
- Honjamaka's Ishizuka
- Hige Danshaku
- よく見たらカッコよくない顔But if you look closely at him, he doesn't have a handsome face
- これは心から村上に同情するわI seriously sympathize with Murakami on this one
- なんで顔だけ似せる必要があるんだろうそんならデブタレ使えよとWhy did they just make the face look alike?
If this was the case, then they should have used a fat talent.
- 逆にジャニーズなしでは成り立たないドラマ誰もしたくないだろIf you think about it the other way around, this drama won't be complete without a Johnny's talent.
Because no one would want to play the part.
- テレビ業界って頭がイカレタ奴しかおらんのか？ｗAre there only crazy people within the TV industry?
- タツノコは映画がヒットしようがしまいがどっちでもいいんだろうな。版権料が入ってくれば。Tatsunoko doesn't care if their movies are a hit or not, they're good as long as they receive copyright fees.
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