NHK has announced that the “Komi Can’t Communicate” manga will receive a live-action series. The adaptation based on Tomohito Oda’s work will premiere on September 6, 2021. What’s more, the series will have eight episodes. Elaiza Ikeda will play the quiet Shouko Komi, while Takahisa Masuda will play Hitohito Tadano.
The staff behind the “Komi Can’t Communicate” live-action adaptation is also known:
- Yoshihito Okashita and Eiji Ishii – Directors
- Fumie Mizuhashi – Script
- Toshikazu Higuchi and Asako Takagi – Executive Producers
- Hiroyuki Ounuma – Producer
- Touichirou Rutou – Coordinating Producer
- Eishi Segawa – Music
The manga will receive an anime adaptation that will premiere in October 2021 as well. In case you didn’t see the promotional visual before, you can see it below:
Studio OLM will take care of the production of the anime adaptation. Also, if you don’t know what “Komi Can’t Communicate” is about, you can read Viz Media’s synopsis below:
Timid Tadano is a total wallflower, and that’s just the way he likes it. But all that changes when he finds himself alone in a classroom on the first day of high school with the legendary Komi. He quickly realizes she isn’t aloof—she’s just super awkward. Now he’s made it his mission to help her on her quest to make 100 friends!
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Source: Comic Natalie