What You Need to Know:
- Previously, we broke news that the hit summer gambling anime, Kakegurui, would be getting a live action dorama starting in January in 2018. Then, the main role for Yuemko was announced, and today, the actress for Meari Saotome has been announced along with the visual for her which you can catch below.
- Playing Meari will be Aoi Morikawa! With the announcement, she has been quoted as saying, "After watching the anime, I was a bit worried because Meari has a bountiful range of emotions as well as a great amount of exaggerated facial expressions. I wondered if I could do it. However, when I did it, I exhausted all of my energy to deliver this role, so I am looking forward to what it will look like on the screen. "
- Previously it was announced that Minami Hamabe would be playing the pivotal role of Yumeko. Broadcast will begin on January 15th at 1:15 in the morning. It also has been rumored to be coming to netflix soon after in spring! What do you think about Aoi playing Meari? Do you think that she can do it?
Source: Official Site
You know, now she actually looks the part. Since she mentioned the bit about exaggerated faces, I really want to see her do this role justice.
I guess we will just have to see how she is when it comes out! But I have a question, why isn't her wig blonde?
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