WOWOW, the broadcasting network, has released an exciting update on the upcoming live-action adaptation of Masami Yuuki’s popular manga, “Hakubo no Chronicle.”
Premiere Date and Theme Song Announcement
The brand-new full trailer and poster have given us a glimpse into the much-awaited series, announcing its premiere date on March 1, 2024.
Fans were also introduced to a preview of the series’ theme song, “FATE,” performed by the male idol group WEST.
Exciting Details About the Series
The live-action adaptation of “Hakubo no Chronicle” will consist of 12 episodes, promising an immersive experience for viewers.
The series delves into the supernatural mystery genre, offering a unique blend of suspense and intrigue.
The story follows the enigmatic protagonist, Yukimura, who appears to be 18 years old but is actually 88.
He teams up with Akari Fusegi, a newly hired official from the Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare, to combat a notorious serial killer known as the “Sheep Killer.”
Their mission is not only to stop the killer but also to seek vengeance for Yukimura’s former lover, who fell victim to the murderer’s rampage.
Star-Studded Cast and Crew
The series boasts an impressive ensemble cast, with Tomohiro Kamiyama from the male idol group WEST taking on the role of Kai Yukimura. Airi Matsui portrays the character of Akari Fusegi, adding depth to the dynamic duo.
The supporting cast includes esteemed actors such as Terunosuke Takezai, Tsutomu Takahashi, Nanami Sakuraba, and many more.
Behind the Scenes
Directed by Kazuhiro Nakagawa and Gō Sasaki, the series features a talented team of writers, including Shōta Koyama, Taiki Yamazaki, and Shiori Tanaka.
The music for “Hakubo no Chronicle” is composed by the renowned Harumi Fuuki, known for his work on various acclaimed projects.
About the Original Manga
Masami Yuuki’s “Hakubo no Chronicle” manga made its debut in Shogakukan’s Weekly Big Comic Spirits magazine in 2013 and concluded in 2017.
The captivating narrative captivated readers with its intriguing plot and compelling characters.
Masami Yuuki, the mastermind behind “Hakubo no Chronicle,” has garnered widespread acclaim for his contributions to the manga industry.
With this live-action adaptation, fans can look forward to experiencing the beloved story in a new and exciting format.
Stay Tuned for More Updates
As the premiere date approaches, anticipation for the live-action “Hakubo no Chronicle” series continues to build.
Fans eagerly await further updates and glimpses into the captivating world of Yukimura and Akari as they embark on their thrilling adventure.