Tamashiro, Sono play themselves in October series inspired by wrestling superhero manga
The official website for WOWOW‘s Kinnikuman: The Lost Legend live-action series revealed on Friday that it has cast actress Tina Tamashiro (seen below) and award-winning director Sion Sono, both of whom will play themselves in the show.
In the show’s story, Tamashiro is cast to play the character Alexandria Meat in the in-story film Muscleman, while Sion Sono is the director of that film.
The show’s story centers around the fictional production of a live-action movie based on Yudetamago‘s wrestling superhero manga Kinnikuman. The series is set in 2019, when the Kinnikuman manga inspired the (fictional) production of a movie titled Muscleman. On the day before the movie’s announcement, the production team runs into trouble. In the story, Gordon Maeda (seen below) has been cast as…