May 21 2021

Honoka Matsumoto cast in WOWOW drama “Grappler Baki wa BL”

Honoka Matsumoto is cast in WOWOW drama series “Grappler Baki wa BL dewa nai ka to Kangaetsuzuketa Otome no Kirokutsutsu.” The drama series is based on essay “Grappler Baki wa BL dewa nai ka to 1 nichi 30 jikan 300 nichi Kangaeta Otome no Kirokutsutsu” by Junko Kaneda. In the drama series, Honoka Matsumoto¬†will play Akane Kojima. Her secret hobby is reading BL manga.

“Grappler Baki wa BL dewa nai ka to Kangaetsuzuketa Otome no Kirokutsutsu” will first air August, 2021 in Japan.

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Akane Kojima (Honoka Matsumoto) works for a stationary company. Her hobby, which she keeps as a secret, is reading BL manga. One day, she learns about fighting manga “Grappler Baki.” She is fascinated by the fighters’ bodies, words, and behaviors. Her imagination takes the characters and fighting scenes from Grappler Baki and reimagines it for a BL story. She is happy in her imaginary world, but, by meeting Takano and Shibamoto, her peaceful & happy days are swayed.

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