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Cast for Live-Action Adaptation of Kasane Manga Revealed

Cast for Film Adaptation of Manga Kasane RevealedKasane, the seinen manga by Daruma Matsuura, is getting a live-action adaptation, and its star-studded cast has been revealed.

The film will feature the following humans:

Tao Tsuchiya (Rurouni Kenshin, Orange)
Kyoko Yoshine (Anthem of the Heart, Princess Jellyfish series)
You Yokoyama (Eight Ranger)
Mariko Tsutsui (One Missed Call, Harmonium)
Tomoko Ikuta (Kenchō Omotenashi-ka)
Kunio Murai (Tokyo Ghoul)
Rei Dan (Your Lie in April)
Tadanobu Asano (Parasyte, Lupin III)

The film will be directed by Yuichi Sato (Nonai Poison Berry).

Kasane, which has been running in Evening magazine since 2013, is published in English by Kodansha USA. Here’s how they describe the story:

Kasane’s face is so hideous, you couldn’t bear to look twice at her, and her ugliness has forced her to walk a harsh path in life. But her mother left her something— a tube of lipstick. The power of this lipstick will change everything about her downtrodden life.

The film version of Kasane premieres in Japan September 7.

Source: Comic Natalie

Matt Schley

Matt Schley (rhymes with "guy") lives in Tokyo, and has been OUSA's "man in Japan" since 2012. He's also written about anime and Japanese film for the Japan Times, Screen Daily and more.