A manga series whose time in the public consciousness peaked years ago? Check. A cast of idol singers whose acting chops are questionable at best? Check. A script in dire need of a rewrite? Check. You guessed it: It’s time for another manga-to-live-action adaptation.
Based on a comic of the same name by Norimitsu Kaihou and Sadoru Chiba, “School-Live!” centers around the School Living Club, a group of high school girls who, as the name suggests, live at school. At first, it seems like an idyllic life: the girls (played by members of musical group Last Idol) cook for each other, take classes from their beloved teacher (Nonoka Ono) and hold school festivals.
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