Live-action adaptations debut in spring 2023
Ten short sci-fi manga by co-creator of Doraemon Fujiko F. Fujio will receive live-action adaptations as part of compilation of works titled Fujiko F. Fujio SF Tanpen Drama (Fujiko F. Fujio SF Short Story Drama, with SF standing for “Sukoshi Fushigi,” or “a little mysterious”). There will be a total of 12 episodes, each 15 minutes long. The new live-action adaptations will premiere on BS Premium and BS4K in spring 2023. They will commemorate what would have been Fujio’s 90th birthday.
Five of the works include:
- “Ryūketsuki” (pictured right), about a world infested with viruses that turn people into vampire
- “Kinо̄ no Ore wa Kyо̄ no Teki” (Yesterday’s Me is Today’s Enemy), about a manga artist who uses time travel for a deadline
- “Telepathy,” about a person who can hear thoughts thanks to a mysterious fruit