LOOK: Mob Psycho TV series reveals first poster

/ 05:26 PM November 22, 2017

Image: TV Tokyo

TV Tokyo has revealed the first promotional image for the upcoming live-action TV series adaptation of the hit Japanese manga “Mob Psycho 100”.

The series’ protagonist Shigeo Kageyama also known as Mob, played by Tatsuomi Hamada, is shown standing amidst a crumbling city. Flanking him are two more of the lead characters.


Image: TV Tokyo

Tsubomi, Mob’s childhood friend and love interest (Yoda Yuki of idol group Nogizaka46) kneels on the left, while his master Arataka Reigen (Kazuki Namioka) crouches on the right.

Kazuki Namioka and Yoda Yuki. Image: TV Tokyo

“Mob Psycho 100” came from webcomic artist One, the creator of the hit manga and anime series “One Punch Man”. It centers around the boy Shigeo Kageyama or “Mob” who possesses strong psychic powers. Mob needs to keep his emotions in check to prevent his powers from going on a rampage.

Despite his desire to lead a low-key life, he constantly gets mixed up in various confrontations and humorous circumstances.

Similar to “One Punch Man”, “Mob Psycho 100” also received a 12-episode anime adaptation produced by studio Bones. It aired between July and September 2016.

TV Tokyo partnered with Netflix to produce the live-action adaptation of “Mob Psycho 100”. Netflix will start streaming the series on January 2018. JB


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