Wataru Watanabe’s bestselling sports manga, Yowamushi Pedal, is getting itself a live-action TV series, where the cast from the YowaPeda stage play reprised their roles. The TV show’s official twitter account, @sptv_yowapeda, recently tweeted several on-set photos, and they revealed the actors both at work and at play, and they really looked like they’re having a lot of fun.

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The TV series will premiere this 26th August via BS SKY PerfecTV!, and will air in Japan every Friday at 9:00 p.m. JST. Much of the cast from the live-action stage play will be reprising their respective roles for the TV series. The cast is comprised of:

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  • Mao Noguchi as Aya Tachibana
  • Minami Sakurai as Miki Kanzaki
  • Taiga Fukazawa as Shoukichi Naruko
  • Yuuki Ogoe as Sakamichi Onoda
  • Tatsunari Kimura as Shunsuke Imaizumi
  • Hiroki Suzuki as Yasutomo Arakita
  • Keisuke Ueda as Sangaku Minami
  • Yuuya Asato as Touji Kanzaki
  • Hiroki Hirai as Terufumi Sugimoto
  • Naoya Goumoto as Shingo Kinjou
  • Teruma as Kimitaka Koga
  • Shuuto Miyazaki as Hayato Shinkai
  • Soramu Aoki as Touichirou Izumida
  • Yuuki Tomotsune as Jin Tadokoro
  • Ryouma Baba as Yuusuke Makishima
  • Kousuke Kujirai as Junta Teshima
  • Ryou Yashima as Hajime Aoyagi
  • Eiji Takigawa as Juichi Fukutomi
  • Ryou Kitamura as Jinpachi Toudpu
  • Ryuutarou Akimoto as Yukinari Kuroda
  • Takeshi Hayashino as Akira Midousuji

The series is directed by Takayoshi Tanazawa, and its theme song will be titled “Skill Flower”, by J-rock band, Magic of Life. Kouta Fukihara will be writing the script for the show.

Source: ANN