Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku is coming off from a very successful year. And now, with a live-action film adaptation now screening in Japan, Fujita’s popular romantic comedy manga series has launched a very special exhibition. It is now happening at the Shinjuku Marui Annex, and will be there until 18th February 2020.

The exhibit currently features key frames from the anime, as well as some setting materials. It also displays stills from the new live-action film, as well as costumes worn by the actors

The live-action Death Note series’ Kento Yamazaki will be playing the gamer Hirotaka. Meanwhile, playing his fujoshi childhood friend Narumi is Napping Princess’s Mitsuki Takahata. The main cast will also feature Nanao as the fujoshi cosplayer, Hanako Koyonagi, as well as Takumi Saitou as the anime otaku and Hanako’s boyfriend, Tarou Kabakura. Seiyuu Maaya Uchida will also be appearing in the film as herself as well.

Live-action Gintama’s Yuuichi Fukuda will be directing the film. It opened in Japan last 7 February 2020. The film will follow the lives of four otaku. Hirotaka, a gamer, is reunited with his childhood friend, Narumi, who is a gamer, when the office he works for hires her. Meanwhile, their officemates, Hanako and Kabakura, are secretly dating one another.

Source: Marui

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