Hulu Japan introduced on Tuesday that the in-story boys’ love manga Kimi no Koto dake Miteitai (I Only Want to Keep Looking at You) inside the live-action movie adaptation of Kaori Tsurutani‘s BL Metamorphosis (Metamorphose no Engawa) manga can have its personal live-action four-episode sequence adaptation that can debut on Hulu on June 17.

Yūki Kura (left in visible above) stars as Yūma Minase, whereas Rintarō Mizusawa (right) stars as Sakura Asakura. The story facilities on the 2 childhood mates, who’ve been collectively by way of elementary faculty, junior highschool, and highschool, however Sakura has at all times felt one thing for Yūma that he may by no means say to him. In their remaining summer time of highschool, Sakura confesses his emotions to Yūma, and kisses him.

Ruka Ishikawa stars as Riko Yoshimura, a lady who additionally has a crush on Sakura. Kento Sakurai performs Norio, a boy who additionally has a crush on Riko. Comedian Jirō performs Yūma and Sakura’s homeroom trainer Ishino. Yuki Katayama performs Nakayama, a music trainer who’s married to Ishino.

Shunsuke Kariyama is directing the sequence. Comedian Katamari Mizukawa is writing the script for the sequence.

The live-action BL Metamorphosis movie will open in Japan on June 17.

Mana Ashida stars within the movie as Urara, whereas Nobuko Miyamoto stars as Ichinoi. Additional cast members embody Naniwa Danshi’s Kyōhei Takahashi, Kotone Furukawa, Tomoko Ikuta, Ken Mitsuishi, Yuki Shioya, Taeko Itō, Asumi Kikuchi, and Shūtarō Ōoka.

Shunsuke Kariyama is directing the movie, with a script by Yoshikazu Okada. Hidehiro Kawano, Yutaka Tanito, and Hiroko Ōgura are credited as producers. Both Tsurutani and BL manga creator Janome are drawing the BL manga that can seem inside the movie. Lead actresses Mana Ashida and Nobuko Miyamoto carry out the movie’s theme tune, a canopy of the Tjiros tune “Kore Sae Areba” (As Long as I Have This).

Seven Seas Entertainment has launched the manga in English, and it describes the story of the primary quantity:

Ichinoi, a 75-year-old girl residing a peaceable life, unwittingly buys a Boy’s Love manga someday…and is fascinated by what she finds inside. When she returns to the bookstore to purchase the subsequent quantity, the highschool woman working there–Urara, a seasoned BL fan–notices a budding fangirl when she sees one. When Urara gives to assist Ichinoi discover this entire new world of fiction, the 2 dive into BL fandom collectively, and type an unlikely friendship alongside the way in which.

Tsurutani launched the manga on Kadokawa‘s Comic Newtype web site in November 2017, and ended it in October 2020. Kadokawa revealed the manga’s fifth and remaining quantity in January 2021 together with Tsurutani’s 2007-2015 brief story assortment.

The manga topped the checklist of manga for feminine readers within the 2019 version of Takarajimasha‘s Kono Manga ga Sugoi! guidebook. The manga ranked sixth within the twelfth Manga Taisho in 2019, and in addition earned the New Face Award within the twenty second Japan Media Arts Festival Awards in 2019.

Source: Comic Natalie