The live-action mini-series that adapts Hirohiko Araki’s JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure spinoff manga, Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan, has more episodes on the way. NHK announced three more episodes for the series, which are now set to make their broadcast debut in Japan on NHK General this December.
Following up on the first three episodes that aired at the same time last year, Kazutaka Watanabe (live-action Only Yesterday Special) is once again directing. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure anime writer Yasuko Kobayashi is back on the scripts, Naruyoshi Kikuchi (Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt) is composing, and Issei Takahashi (Whisper of the Heart) is back in the lead role.
Other returning cast members include Marie Iitoyo (anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day) as Rohan’s editor, Kyoka Izumi. Viewers can also look forward to newcomers like Sho Kasamatsu, Rio Uchida, and kabuki actor Ichikawa Ennosuke IV.