The manga Do not say mystery (Mystery to Iu Nakare in the original Japanese) by Yumi Tamura is getting a live-action adaptation that will debut early next year. Masaki Suda, who has been in live-action adaptations of Assassination Classroom and Death Note, will play lead character Totono Kuno.
The series has multiple directors: Hiraoki Matsuyama, Shunsuke Shinada, Hideyuki Aizawa, and Hiroyuki Abe. Scripts are being written by Tomoko Aizawa.
The story is about Totono, a college student who solves mysteries. It starts with him being suspected of murder. Do not say mystery’s mangaka, Yumi Tamura, is also behind 7SEEDS and Basara.
Danica Davidson is the author of the bestselling Manga Art for Beginners with artist Melanie Westin, and its sequel, Manga Art for Intermediates, with professional Japanese mangaka Rena Saiya. Check out her other comics and books at www.danicadavidson.com.