Lilas Ikuta Performs Theme Song for New Live-Action Ōoku: The Inner Chambers Series – News
NHK introduced on Monday that Lilas Ikuta will carry out the theme tune “Tanpopo” (Dandelion) for the brand new live-action series of Fumi Yoshinaga‘s Ōoku: The Inner Chambers manga. The corporate additionally revealed that Kohta Yamamoto (Attack on Titan The Final Season, Kingdom) will compose the music.
The collection will premiere on NHK on January 10, 2023. Yoshiko Morishita (live-action JIN) is penning the scripts for the present. The collection will primarily middle on the Iemitsu, Tsunayoshi, Yoshimune, and Imperial Restoration arcs.
Viz Media publishes the manga in English, and it describes the story:
In Edo interval Japan, an odd new illness known as the Crimson Pox has begun to prey on the nation’s males. Inside eighty years of the primary outbreak, the male inhabitants has fallen by seventy-five %. Ladies have taken on all of the roles historically granted to males, even that of the Shogun. The boys, valuable suppliers of life, are rigorously protected. And essentially the most stunning of the lads are despatched to serve within the Shogun’s Internal Chamber…
Yoshinaga launched the manga in Hakusensha‘s Melody journal in 2004, and ended it in December 2020. Hakusensha printed the manga’s nineteenth and remaining quantity in February 2021, and Viz Media printed the ultimate quantity in English on March 15 earlier this 12 months. The manga won the 2009 James Tiptree, Jr. Award, and won the Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize in 2009. Its different honors embrace the first anan Manga Prize, the 56th Shogakukan Manga Prize within the shōjo division, the fifth Sense of Gender Prize’s Particular Award, and most recently, the Grand Prize within the forty second Nihon SF Taishō Awards.
The manga has already inspired a earlier live-action movie adaptation in 2010, a live-action tv collection titled Ōoku: Arikoto・Iemitsu Hen in October 2012, and a second live-action movie titled Ōoku: Eien – Emonnosuke・Tsunayoshi Hen in December of the identical 12 months.
Sources: NHK, Comic Natalie