A live-action drama adaptation of Natsuki Kizu’s “GIVEN” has been announced! All six episodes will be streamed on FOD from 17th July 2021. The drama will star Jin Suzuki, sanari, Kai Inowaki, and Shuntaro Yanagi— who fans may recognise from the Netflix adaptation of “Alice in Borderland”.
What’s more, a new “GIVEN Uragawa no Sonzai” anime will also be produced, depicting the events that were not shown in the theatrical feature-length anime. The anime will be included in the limited edition 7-volume BD & DVD box of “GIVEN” out ist December 2021.
“GIVEN” is a renowned BL series that depicts the lives of four rock band members; the TV series explores the relationships of younger band members Ritsuka and Mafuyu, while the film focuses on the stories of more adult bandmembers Haruki, Akihiko, and Ugetsu. Both adaptations starred Shougo Yano, Yuuma Uchida, Masatomo Nakazawa, Takuya Eguchi, and Shintarou Asanuma.