The official website for the live-action series of Asumiko Nakamura‘s Utsubora – A Story of a Novelist manga unveiled the series’ poster visual and March 24 premiere date. The visual shows lead actor Atsuko Maeda in her double role as twin sisters Aki and Sakura. The visual emulates the cover art for the manga’s two volumes.
The series will premiere on the premium subscription television and streaming service WOWOW on March 24 at 11:30 p.m. (9:30 a.m. EST), and it will have eight episodes. On WOWOW Prime, the first episode will be free.
Hiroto Hara is directing the series, with scripts by Kazuhisa Kodera and Kiko Inoue. Yūji Iwamoto is composing the music.
Vertical published the manga in English, and it describes the story:
Young author Aki Fujino appeared poised to making it big in the world of publishing. Her debut title Utsobora was being pitched about…