A live-action TV drama adaptation of ecchi manga Prison School
) has been announced for broadcast in October on MBS and TBS. Noboru Iguchi
, who worked as an AV director, will direct the series. Iguchi most recently directed the tokusatsu film Nuiguruma Z
, which stars Shoko Nakagawa
is written and illustrated by Akira Hiramoto
. It has been serialized in Kodansha's seinen Weekly Young Magazine
since 2011. The 18th volume of the manga will be released on August 6. Prison School
was one of the two winners of the Kodansha Manga Award for General Manga in 2013. Yen Press has licensed the manga for North American release, and the first volume was published in July.
The anime adaptation
of the manga series is currently airing.
Source: Mantan Web