Tanabata No Kuni Live-Action Drama Series Reveals Main Trailer!

Tanabata no Kuni, a live-action drama, will debut on Disney+’s Star brand in Japan on July 4, 2024.

Tanabata no Kuni live-action (Disney+, Hitoshi Iwaaki)

On June 20, the official social media accounts of Disney Plus Japan shared the main trailer and a new visual for the upcoming live-action drama series adaptation of the Tanabata no Kuni manga.

“The tab line for the new visual reads: The mystery of ○○. If you touch it, you’re gouged.”

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You can check out the main trailer below:

The main cast members include:

  • Kanata Hosoda as Youji Minamimaru
  • Ryoko Fujino as Sachiko Higashimaru
  • Hiroshi Mikami as Masami Murakami
  • Takayuki Yamada as Yoriyuki Murakami
  • Shuhei Uesugi as Takashi Higashimaru
  • Mai Kiryuu as Sayuri Emi
  • Aya Asahina as Yukiko Higashimaru
  • Houshi Ishida as Sato
  • Satoshi Kanada as Yagihara

The live-action drama will debut on Disney+’s Star brand in Japan on July 4, 2024.

About Tanabata no Kuni:

The original manga was written and illustrated by Hitoshi Iwaaki. Tanabata no Kuni was serialized in Shogakukan’s Bog Comic Spirits from 1996 to 1999. It collected 4 tankobon volumes during its run.


The story revolves around a college student named Youji Minamimaru, also known as Nanmaru.

Nanmaru possesses a mysterious superpower that can create small holes in objects.

His life takes a strange turn when a bizarre incident occurs, a person’s body is gouged out and made to disappear by a mysterious floating sphere.

Nanmaru’s university lecturer, Emi, reveals that he has a similar ability that caused the incident.

Nanmura now travels to the town of Marukawa to uncover the truth about his power and his past.

Source: Disney+ on Youtube and Twitter