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Live Action Yankee-kun to Megane-chan Confirmed

February 21, 2010 Leave a comment

Yankee-kun to Megane-chan, a fantastic comedy series currently running in Weekly Shonen Magazine, will be adapted into a live-action drama, to air on the Japanese network TBS. The news was confirmed in Issue #13 of WSM. The drama will air every Friday at 10pm beginning April 23.

Narimiya Hiroki (Gokusen, Nana, Bloody Monday) has been cast as protagonist Shinagawa Daichi, while female lead Adachi Hana will be played by Naka Riisa (The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Kami no Shizuku).

The two lead actors have impressive credentials, particularly Narimiya, but are they appropriate visual matches? Decide for yourself:

Source: News-Paradise