Maru gets a drama in Golden Time! Can’t wait to see Maru do those hilarious facial expressions again…
It was announced that Kanjani8‘s Maruyama Ryuhei will star in NTV’s weekend drama, titled: “Jigoku Sensei Nube” (Hell Teacher Nube) this October.
“Jigoku Sensei Nube” was a popular manga serialized by Shounen Jump back in 1990s selling about 20 million copies. A school comedy about exorcising demons and evil spirits involving an elementary school teacher who possessed a “demon hand” to protect his students. The anime version was set in grade school but the drama version will be change to high school.
This is Maruyama’s first prime-time drama and admits that he’s a big fan of the manga. He shared that he felt uneasy when he wore the rubber-made demon hand but he also promised to do his best.
Joining Maruyama, are: Kiritani Mirei, Hayami Mokomichi, Yamamoto Mizuki, and Takahashi Hideki.
“Jigoku Sensei Nube” will air on NTV every Saturday at 21:00 (JST) starting on Oct 17th.