Written by: Jei Beltrano
Published on: October 18, 2021 at 17:27 PHT (GMT+8)
NON's unique romantic comedy "Harem Marriage" has been announced on Monday to receive a live-action television (TV) drama adaptation. It is scheduled to begin broadcasting on Japan’s ABC TV "Drama +" in January 2022.
The story is set in a local city that incorporates "polygamy" as a countermeasure against depopulation and declining birthrate.
The series is based on the original manga series "Hare Kekkon (Harem Marriage)" written and illustrated by NON. It was serialized in Kodansha's Weekly Young Magazine from July 2014 to June 2019, with its chapters collected in nineteen tankōbon volumes.
Plot via Wiki:
Koharu finds that her boyfriend was a married man, who was cheating on his wife with her, and was the third guy to do so in a row. Desolate, Koharu decides to leave Tokyo and move back home, rejecting a future of love and marriage for simpler life. However, once she arrives, she discovers that the café that her parents ran is closed and they are heavily in debt. A man, Ryunosuke Date, who was following Koharu, offers her to pay their debt, but Koharu has to marry him. Koharu learns that her hometown has allowed polygamous marriage and that she has become Ryunosuke's third wife.
Source: Comic Natalie