More “Arakawa Under the Bridge” cast members revealed
Additional cast members have been announced for the live-action adaptations of “Arakawa Under the Bridge.” The newly revealed names are Tezuka Toru, Hiranuma Norihisa (Gekidan EXILE), Arisaka Kurume, Tokunaga Eri, Suruga Taro, Sueoka Takuto, and Mashiko Raito.
It was first announced in April that the comedy manga is being turned into a television series and a film, starring Hayashi Kento and Kiritani Mirei. That was followed by the news that Shirota Yu, Katase Nana, and Abe Natsumi have also been given major roles.
The currently known cast is as follows:
- Ichinomiya Kou / Riku – Hayashi Kento
- Nino – Kiritani Mirei
- Sister – Shirota Yu
- Maria – Katase Nana
- P-ko – Abe Natsumi
- Billy – Hiranuma Norihisa
- Jacqueline – Arisaka Kurume
- Shiro – Tezuka Toru
- Stella – Tokunaga Eri
- Last Samurai – Suruga Taro
- Tetsujin Kyoudai – Sueoka Takuto & Mashiko Raito
As already announced, the television series is scheduled to start in July, while the movie will open in the spring of 2012.