Live-Action Drops of God TV Series Takes Its Wine Tasting to Apple TV+
A live-action TV sequence primarily based on the Drops of God Manga—written by Yuko and Shin Kibayashi and that includes paintings by Shu Okimoto—was first introduced again in August 2021, and now it has a house. In response to Deadline, Apple TV+ picked up the challenge from Legendary Leisure, reportedly beating out substantial competitors to amass the worldwide sequence.
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This can be a uncommon occasion of Apple licensing a global co-production reasonably than producing an unique scripted sequence. The Drops of God present—which is a co-production between Legendary Tv, Dynamic Tv, France Televisions and Hulu Japan, in partnership with Adline Leisure—is deliberate for eight components and reportedly has a funds of round $30 million, with filming happening in France, Japan and Italy.
Quoc Dang Tran (Name My Agent) is writing, Oded Ruskin (episodes of Absentia, No Man’s Land) is directing and the sequence stars Fleur Geffrier (Elle) and Tomohisa Yamashita (The Head).
The Drops of God was beforehand printed in English by the previous Vertical Inc., now Kodansha Comics, starting in 2011 with the primary 4 volumes, till the fifth quantity skipped forward to compile volumes 22 and 23 of the Japanese launch beneath the revised title Drops of God: New World to drive consciousness of the sequence.
Here is how Kodansha describes the sequence:
The award-winning comedian about wine that has been successful not simply throughout Asia but in addition in France! Find out about legendary bottles in addition to reasonably priced secrets and techniques whereas having fun with a page-turner that is not about superheroes however folks with jobs to maintain. When world-renowned wine critic Kanzaki passes away, his will reveals that his fortune of a wine assortment is not bequeathed as a matter after all to his solely son, who in a snub went to work gross sales at a beer firm. To return into the inheritance, Shizuku should establish—in competitors with a stellar younger critic—twelve heaven-sent wines whose impressions the desire describes in flowing phrases …
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