posted on 2020-10-05 06:06 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Series by live-action Flowers of Evil director premieres on October 12
The show also revealed four more cast members.MoeMi as Tsukiko, a beautiful woman and regular customer who lives near Hot Hot Mart Kōichi Ōtake as Oda, a truck driver who often stops by Hot Hot Mart Chihiro Asaki as Sorae, an office worker who goes to Hot Hot Mart with Tsukiko Emi Naruse as Umina, an office worker who goes to Hot Hot Mart with Tsukiko
Many of the show's cast members are veterans of stage productions, including those based on anime, manga, and games.
Yūki Kimisawa as "Mutō (?)," the mysterious protagonist whose face always seems to be obscured
Toshimasa Niiro as "Manager" (Tenchō), the convenience store Hot Hot Mart's manager who is always wearing a mask
Shingo Ogaya as Adam, who is studying abroad in Japan and working at Hot Hot Mart
Masaki Sawai as Nekomaru, a stray cat living at Hot Hot Mart
The original anime has a theme of "communication," and will center on the employees of a convenience store that you would find anywhere, including the "protagonist with many mysteries" Mutō.
Noboru Iguchi (live-action Flowers of Evil, live-action Tomie: Unlimited, live-action Cat Eyed Boy, second season of Yamishibai: Japanese Ghost Stories) is directing the series of five-minute shorts at TIA, and Studio Aqua is credited for production collaboration. Kaneyon is the original character designer, and Saki Kuniyoshi is writing and overseeing the series scripts.