The first trailer for the upcoming live action drama adaptation of AnoHana has been revealed. The new trailer shows off the cast in character and showcases some of the heartwarming scenes from the drama. The television drama series will be a 2 hour long special that will air on Fuji TV on September 21st at 7:00pm JST. It stars Nijiro Murakami (Kaito in Still the Water) as Jinta Yadomi, Minami Hamabe (Nana Asakura from Naniwa Junior Detectives – Naniwa Shonen Tanteida) as Meiko Honma, and Airi Matsui (Noa Takigawa in Yamada and the Seven Witches Live Action Drama) as Naruko Anjo.
Here’s the main visual for the television drama:
AnoHana is an 11-episode 2011 Japanese anime television series produced by A-1 Pictures and directed by Tatsuyuki Nagai. The anime aired in Fuji TV’s noitamina block between April and June 2011. The anime is licensed in North America by NIS America. An anime film was released in Japanese theaters on August 31, 2013. A novelization by Mari Okada was serialized in Media Factory’s Da Vinci magazine from March to July 2011. A manga adaptation illustrated by Mitsu Izumi began serialization in the May 2012 issue of Shueisha’s Jump Square magazine. A visual novel adaptation for the PlayStation Portable was released by 5pb. in August 2012. A television drama airing on Fuji TV will premiere in August 2015.
AnoHana synopsis from Haruhichan:
Jinta Yadomi and his group of childhood friends have become estranged after a tragic accident split them apart. Now in their high school years, a sudden surprise forces each of them to confront their guilt over what happened that day and come to terms with the ghosts of their past.
You can visit the drama’s website here: http://www.fujitv.co.jp/anohana-drama/