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'Orange' film cast Kento Yamazaki and Tao Tsuchiya to star in new Netflix series "Alice in Borderland", streams in 190 countries on Dec 10
October 9, 2020 at 8:45 PM PHT (GMT +8)
Netflix has released on Friday the English-subbed teaser trailer for the live-action series adaptation of Haro Aso's "Alice in Borderland (Imawa no Kuni no Alice)" manga series. The teaser revealed that the series will debut on December 10 in 190 countries worldwide on Netflix.
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Watch the trailer here:
Kento Yamazaki and Tao Tsuchiya who both starred in the live-action film adaptation of Ichigo Takano's "Orange (Orenji)" manga in 2015, will be playing the protagonist roles of Ryōhei Arisu and Yuzuha Usagi, respectively.
Production studio ROBOT is in charge of the planning and production. Shinsuke Satō is directing the series with Yoshiki Watabe and Yasuko Kuramitsu for the scripts.
Other cast members include:
Nijirō Murakami as the mysterious Cheshire
Yūki Morinaga as Chōta, Arisu's friend who was sent to the Borderland along with him
Keita Machida as Karube
Ayaka Miyoshi as the rational and logcally minded An
Dori Sakurada as the crafty Niragi
Aya Asahina as Kuina, whose motives align with Cheshire's
Shuntarō Yanagi as the Last Boss with a disturbing tattoo on its face
Yūtarō Watanabe as Tatta, who is rescued by and then accompanies Arisu
Ayame Misaki as Shibuki, the first being that Arisu meets in the Borderland
Mizuki Yoshida as Asahi, a high schooler whose life has been toyed with by fate
Tsuyoshi Abe as Kuzuryū, whose poker face betrays no emotion
Nobuaki Kaneko as the charismatic Hatter
Shō Aoyagi as Agni, a powerful player in the game
Riisa Naka as the always graceful but mysterious Mira
(via Anime News Network)
"Alice in Borderland" live-action film is based on the Japanese suspense shōnen manga series written and illustrated by Haro Aso. It was serialized in Shogakukan's Shōnen Sunday S magazine from November 2010 to March 2015, and later moved to Weekly Shōnen Sunday in April 2015 and finished in March 2016.
The manga was adapted into an original video animation in 2014.