Rui Tsukishima and Soya Kurokawa are cast in TBS live-action drama series “Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san.” The youth romantic-comedy drama series is based on the manga of same name by Soichiro Yamamoto and directed by Rikiya Imaizumi (“Little Nights, Little Love“). Netflix will also stream the drama series at a later point after the drama series airs. Filming for “Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san” took place around Shodo Island, Kagawa Prefecture and is now in post production editing.
“Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san” will first air March, 2024 in Japan.
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Takagi-san (Rui Tsukishima) and Nishikata (Soya Kurokawa) are middle school students and neighbors. They sit next to each other at school. Takagi-san is a smart student and teachers like her. Takagi-san likes teasing Nishikata and is amused when he is teased, but Nishikata gets angry at her teasing. To get revenge, he also teases her, but that doesn’t usually work on her.