Hongo Kanata has just been cast in “Mirai Nikki – ANOTHER:WORLD-“, the upcoming Fuji TV drama based on the manga Mirai Nikki starring Okada Masaki and Goriki Ayame. The story revolves around 12 people who obtain a future diary and are forced to play a game of survival, using these diaries to kill each other.
Prior news has revealed that Okada will play the protagonist Hoshino Arata, a college slacker, and Goriki Ayame will play the heroine Yuno, who has a stalker crush on the protagonist.
Hongo will play the role of Moriguchi Rui, a child of divorced parents just like Arata. He’s Arata’s friend who suggested that he should install a diary app in his phone, but instead Arata gets a future diary. Moriguchi also becomes involved in this survival game as he also got a future diary. This character is loosely based on Akise Aru from the original manga.
“Mirai Nikki -ANOTHER:WORLD-” begins in April, in Fuji TV’s Saturday 11:10pm-11:55pm time slot.
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Yay! Okada Masaki AND Hongo Kanata in one drama? Can’t wait!