The official web site for the live-action movie adaptation of Kaori Tsurutani‘s BL Metamorphosis (Metamorphose no Engawa) manga revealed the movie’s forged, workers and summer season 2022 opening date on Thursday. The website additionally revealed a nonetheless for the movie.
Shunsuke Kariyama is directing the movie, with a script by Yoshikazu Okada. Hidehiro Kawano, Yutaka Tanito, and Hiroko Ōgura are credited as producers.
Ichinoi, a 75-year-old girl dwelling a peaceable life, unwittingly buys a Boy’s Love manga at some point…and is fascinated by what she finds inside. When she returns to the bookstore to purchase the following quantity, the highschool woman working there–Urara, a seasoned BL fan–notices a budding fangirl when she sees one. When Urara gives to assist Ichinoi discover this complete new world of fiction, the 2 dive into BL fandom collectively, and kind an unlikely friendship alongside the best way.
Tsurutani launched the manga on Kadokawa‘s Comic Newtype web site in November 2017, and ended it in October 2020. Kadokawa revealed the manga’s fifth and ultimate quantity on January 9 together with Tsurutani’s 2007-2015 quick story assortment. Seven Seas Entertainment revealed the fifth quantity on September 21.
The manga topped the record of manga for feminine readers within the 2019 version of Takarajimasha‘s Kono Manga ga Sugoi! guidebook. The manga ranked sixth within the twelfth Manga Taisho in 2019, and in addition earned the New Face Award within the twenty second Japan Media Arts Festival Awards in 2019.