September is an exciting month for Japanese drama and live-action adaptations! The current drama season is filled with gems – aside from Eita’s Hello Harinezumi, Takahata Mitsuki’s Overprotected Kahoko deserves all the spotlight for a refreshing take on the coming of age theme, with Takeuchi Ryoma leveling up his acting as well. While the big screen is gearing up for the live-action Hyouka, Yokohama Ryusei, and Yamada Yuki get new movie projects. We’ll also celebrate new photos from the upcoming Hibana movie starring Suda Masaki.
Hyouka (a.k.a. Frozen Desserts) is a school mystery drama with plenty of thrills but also features interesting intellectual discussions.
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