The Way of the Househusband Live-Action Film in the Works

The Way of the Househusband Live-Action Film in the Works

The popular comedy manga The Way of the Househusband is getting its own live-action feature film adaptation, with a release date set for next year.

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The news comes following the successful ten-episode drama series based on the show that ran in 2020. The stars of the series — Hiroshi Tamaki, Haruna Kawaguchi, and Jun Shison — are all set to reprise their roles as Tatsu, Miku, and Masa, respectively, with the film being directed by Toichiro Ruto, who also handled the live-action drama series. More casting news, including guest stars and the plot details of the film, will be announced at a later date.

“I never thought it would become a movie,” said star Hiroshi Tamaki (via Crunchyroll). “It’s been about a year since the drama series aired, but when the filming of the movie started, it all fell into place so easily that I thought that the filming had resumed after only a week’s break from the previous filming. It’s strange, I’ve never felt like this before, but the sound of laughter from director Ruto and the staff during filming, what a relief. It’s so happy to have a time that I can laugh. I’ll do my best to make the movie have a good aftertaste like ‘Looks bad, but tastes good.’ Please look forward to The Way of the Househusband: The Movie!”

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“A former yakuza legend leaves it all behind to become your everyday househusband,” reads the official synopsis for the series. “But it’s not easy to walk away from the gangster life, and what should be mundane household tasks are anything but!He was the fiercest member of the yakuza, a man who left countless underworld legends in his wake. They called him “the Immortal Dragon.” But one day he walked away from it all to walk another path—the path of the househusband! The curtain rises on this cozy yakuza comedy.”

An anime adaptation of The Way of the Househusband is currently available to stream on Netflix.

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