Mikoto Yamaguchi and Yuki Sato’s “Tomodachi GAME” will be adapted into a TV anime, slated to begin its broadcast run in April 2022. The show will be directed by Hirofumi Ogura, based on a screenplay by Kenta Inohara, featuring character designs by Satomi Miyazaki, with animation to be produced by Okuruto Noboru. “Tomodachi GAME” stars Chiaki Kobayashi, Daiki Hamano, Yume Miyamoto, Tomohiro Oono, and Satomi Amano.
“Tomodachi GAME” follows a group of five high school students who are close friends, forced to participate in the mysterious game to repay their debts. The original manga is being serialized in the Bessatsu Shonen Magazine, and the latest volume #19 is scheduled for release on 9th November 2021. This is the second film adaptation of the manga, as a live-action TV drama and two live-action movies were produced in 2017.