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Kimi ni Todoke Live-action TV Drama Confirmed

by dtshyk
Jan 1, 2009 6:34 AM | 27 Comments
According to Rakuten online shop website, a live action TV drama based on Shiina Karuho's manga "Kimi ni Todoke" will be aired in April 2009.

Kimi ni Todoke has been published in Bessatsu Marguerite since 2005 and won the 32nd Kodansha Manga Award Shoujo Manga category in 2008.

Source: Rakuten

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Just like with all the other live actions of anime, I won`t watch this either.

Mar 3, 2011 6:18 AM by Des

Is this really necessary? I mean it's not like the adaption will be any different from other Asian Dramas.

Jul 18, 2010 4:49 PM by Confucius


Jul 18, 2010 4:46 PM by Yanoflies

Could anyone give me some up-to-date information about this? Has the live-action been aired yet?

Alright, I should have read wikipedia before I asked the question.
Here the news for the others:
It will be released on September 25, 2010...

Best regards

Jul 18, 2010 4:35 PM by aphton

live action seems... iono not my style but kinda feel like watching it cause i really liked the manga XD

Jul 4, 2010 6:14 PM by nocardigan

Have any picture? >_<

Jul 4, 2010 2:14 PM by carolsama

does Haruma Miura do subbing in Anime? He's voice is familiar.

Jul 2, 2010 4:26 PM by MeMe-kun

Smasher said:
Who's in charge of the sparkles?


We can never get enough colourful floating bubbles.

And I feel like this will take awkward to the next level.

May 1, 2010 6:59 PM by Arceus

Who's in charge of the sparkles?

May 1, 2010 9:34 AM by Logax

So who's in charge of subbing something like this?

May 1, 2010 6:21 AM by Sylpheed

REALLY hoping they pick good looking actors.
I don't want to see any chubbiness on our Sawako ROFL.

She better be pretty darn pretty under than hair style.

May 1, 2010 4:32 AM by Sucrose

I was pretty shocked myself when I found about the drama. What's even more shocking is I found out Miura Haruma (Bloody Monday, Binbo Danshi, Gokusen 3, Samurai High School...) and Mikako Tabe (Yasuko to Kenji) is gonna star as the two main characters.
And I learnt it's going to be released around September 2010.

You can find some info on Kimi ni Todoke's wikipedia page on the small Live Action section.

Apr 28, 2010 1:06 AM by UnreachableMoon

I know this is old news but did this ever air or end up being true? I don't recall seeing this among the list of dramas that aired during the Spring 2009.

Jul 27, 2009 7:09 PM by CapellaStar

It's awesome that both an anime and live-action will be made. I hope they pick someone who hasn't been discovered for the role of Sadako because it will be more interesting to watch.

But I think it would be fun to see Kii Kitano for the role of Sadako, she's a great actress so I think she could pull it off.

Jul 27, 2009 7:01 PM by Taksun

Sounds like a good series for a live action ^_^ I look forward to watching it.

Jan 1, 2009 10:23 PM by nike13

I love the manga so I'm definitely gonna catch this. Can't wait ^_^

Jan 1, 2009 7:06 PM by Faust721

Kira01 said:
There are many live-action tv drama adaptations of manga nowadays, not even slightly surprised.. (-_-)

So true, but its not really "nowadays" it's been like that for a while. It's just nice to see a familiar name that i can look forward to for the spring season :) So many of the manga -> drama adaptations I watch I don't realize come from manga until after ive started watching it (Like yasuko to kenji, one pound gospel, bambino, and bloody monday for example)

Jan 1, 2009 4:54 PM by katsup

I'd rather have an anime adaption but this will do, I cannot wait to watch!

Jan 1, 2009 12:21 PM by KWabbit

Omg, that's awesome! *squeals* I can't wait to see it. Hopefully the cast wont disappoint. :3

Jan 1, 2009 11:43 AM by somniate

Great news! I love the manga ^^ Hopefully the cast won't disappoint.

Jan 1, 2009 11:40 AM by carmabeLLe