The Way of the Househusband (Gokushufudō) manga’s official website revealed the main cast on Thursday. Haruna Kawaguchi will play the role of Miku, the wife of the protagonist Tatsu in the live-action series.
Hiroshi Tamaki will play the protagonist Tatsu. Earlier he was seen in many live-action series like Nodame Cantabile’s Shinichi Chiaki and Ōoku: The Inner Chambers movie’s Matsushima, MW’s Michio Yūki.
Way Of The Househusband: Release Date
NTV will air the series on Sundays at 10:30 p.m. this October. Tōichirō Rutō will direct the show. Uda Manabu will assume the main scriptwriter’s role.
Shinchosha’s Kurage Bunch website featured Oono’s manga website in February 2018, and Shinchosha published the fifth volume on June 9. Viz Media produces the manga’s English version, and it released the third volume on May 9.
The Way of the Househusband revolves around a retired yakuza member known as “Immortal Tatsu”. He is living his life out of all crime as a house husband. He still gets into trouble every now and then, but now it’s in the grocery aisle instead of some back alley.Way Of The Househusband
The manga is already very famous. It inspired a live-action commercial. Kenjiro Tsuda appeared as Tatsu in the commercial while Maaya Sakamoto voiced the wife Miku.
Awards and Achievements
The manga won Best Humor Publication category for this year’s Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards. It finished as runner-up at the previous year’s Tsugi ni Kuru Manga Awards’ web manga category. It also grabbed the #9th position in this year’s Web Manga General Election. The Kono Manga ga Sugoi! Guidebook for 2019 ranked Gokushufudō as #8 for its top manga series for men. The manga also grabbed a spot in the Honya Club’s “Nationwide Bookstore Employees’ Recommended Comics” lists for 2018 and 2019.
More details will be revealed very soon. Until then, stay tuned and keep reading!