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Takagi-san Live-action movie is an original story

Takagi-san Live-action movie is an original story

The live-action series “Teasing Master Takagi-san” recently premiered on Netflix, leaving many fans delighted with the sweet and fun story of Takagi and Nishikata. And fans will not only receive this series, but also a live-action Takagi-san movie. However, when more details about the film were revealed, fans were surprised.

Takagi-san Live-action movie is an original story

The live-action series was responsible for adapting the manga story by chapters, and with the announcement of the movie, many fans believed it would complement the original manga story, which is not the case.

The movie’s story takes place 10 years in the future, developing after Takagi decides to leave the island to continue her life and study elsewhere, leaving Nishikata behind.

After 10 years, Nishikata is now a physical education teacher at the school and he has problems with his profession. When he least expects it, Takagi returns as a trainee teacher and the two start to relive the friendship they had 10 years before.

Takagi-san Live-action movie is an original story

Let’s see how some Japanese reacted to learning about the movie’s synopsis:

  • “It’s painful to be teased after 20 years old.”
  • “If the manga were adapted into a live-action with unknown actors, no one would watch it anymore.”
  • “The original author wouldn’t mind if the actress showed her cleavage, right?”
  • “If you are so far from the original work, is this just borrowing the anime’s name?”
  • “They ‘used’ the original work.”
  • “It’s an outdated development.”
  • “It seems fun if you take it as something completely different, just borrowing the title and characters.”
  • “I think it would have been a decent movie if they hadn’t used the name Takagi-san…”
  • “A wonderful cast and music, isn’t it?”
  • “So, this is a parallel world story where Nishikata couldn’t confess his feelings before Takagi-san actually moved, for sure.”
  • “Is this about what happens 10 years after the live-action drama version, not the original manga version?”
  • “This doesn’t seem like ‘Takagi-san’ haha. It seems interesting as a separate work.”

Now the question is about the feelings of the manga author of Takagi-san, Soichiro Yamamoto, regarding the story of this live-action Takagi-san movie, which is scheduled to be released on May 31, 2024.

via Yaraon

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