Way of the Househusband Manga Gets Live-Action Film Next Summer by Global Anime

AbraxasNovember 3, 2021

Cast, director return from live-action series

Sony Pictures Entertainment announced on Wednesday that Kousuke Oono‘s The Way of the Househusband (Gokushufudō) manga is inspiring a live-action film that will open in early summer 2022. The cast members from the manga’s previous live-action series are reprising their roles for the film, including Hiroshi Tamaki (center in image below) as Tatsu, Haruna Kawaguchi (right) as Miku, and Jun Shison (left) as Masa.

The other returning cast members include Tamaki Shiratori as Himawari, Naoto Takenaka as Kikujirō Eguchi, Izumi INamori as Ibari, Kenichi Takitō as Torajirō, Yūta Furukawa as Sakai, Junpei Yasui as Sadogashima, Tina Tamashiro as Yukari, MEGUMI as Tanaka, and Michiko Tanaka as Ōta.

Tōichirō Rutō is back from the live-action series as the director of the film.

The live-action series premiered in October 2020.

Oono launched the manga on Shinchosha‘s Kurage Bunch website in February 2018, and Shinchosha published the eighth volume on September 9. Viz Media is publishing the manga in English, and it released the sixith volume on September 21.

The manga also inspired an anime adaptation. The first part of the anime debuted globally on Netflix on April 8 with five episodes. The second part debuted globally on Netflix on October 7.

Sources: The Way of the Househusband live-action film’s website, Comic Natalie

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