Fans of the mahjong and shoujo manga Saki are in for a treat as four live action episodes will be aired this December! A film adaptation of the series is also set to premier in February 2017. 

The official cast for the live action adaptation were revealed yesterday in full costumes. For their respective names, roles, and information about them, check out the photos and captions below. 
For someone who has followed the manga and anime, I think they have nailed the character appearances quite well. Of course it’s still too early to say. The first episode premiere will being on December 4, 2016 (MBS) and on December 6, 2016 (TBS).
Minami Hamabe will star the role of Saki Miyanaga. She played the role of Menma in the 2015 TV Movie  ‘Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day’ 

Japanese idol and singer Nana Asakawa will play the role of Nodoka Haramura

Aika Hirota, another Japanese idol and singer will play the role of Yuki Kataoka

Mai Kikuchi will play as Koromo Amae

Actress and model Rena Takeda taking the role of second year student Kana Ikeda

Seika Furuhata will play the role of mahjong club president Hisa Takei

Anna Yamada as the reliable, trusting, and sometimes snarky Mako Someya 

Former AKB48 idol Mariya Nagao will play the role of Toka Ryumonbuchi

Hajime Kunihiro will be played by Kyoka Shibata

Ena Koshino as the popular Jun Inoue 

‘Ladybaby’ member Rie Kaneko will be playing the stoic and quiet Tomoki Sawamura

Mami Kamura will play Mihoko Fukuji 

Aya Yoshizaki will play the role of  the serious yet fun-loving second year student Miharu ‘Miharun’ Yoshitome

The role of the second year student Sumiyo Fukabori will be played by Mizuki Hoshina

Yuzu Higuchi will take the role of the semi-worrywart Seika Bundo

Third Year Student Yumi Kajiki will be played by Natsumi Okamoto

Ano as Momoko “Stealth Momo” Touyoko

Third year student Satomi Kanbara will be played by Aguri Onishi

Marina Nagasawa will play shy girl Kaori Senoo

Lastly, Mari Yamachi will play Mutsuki Tsuyama

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By Serena

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