“Rabuho no Ueno-san” Unveils New Key Visual and Main Staff

Rabuho no Ueno-san (also known as “Love Concierge”), an upcoming live-action TV drama adaptation based on the seinen manga about a manager of a love hotel who offers his clients advice on love and life, has released a new key visual featuring lead actor Kanata Hongo in costume.



Additionally, the main staff for the TV drama has been announced, including:


  • Original work: Rabuho no Ueno-san (written by ueno, illustrated by Hakase) – published in Media Factory’s Monthly Comic Flapper
  • Planning producers: Kazuo Nomura (Fuji TV), Takeshi Shimokawa (Fuji TV)
  • Producer: Kenichi Sawada
  • Director: Ken Higurashi
  • Screenplay: Yu Kanda, Noriko Kozuru
  • Production assistance: Top Scene Corporation
  • Production: Fuji TV


The Rabuho no Ueno-san TV drama will debut on the Fuji On Demand service on December 01, 2016, with a follow-up broadcast scheduled on Fuji TV for January of 2017. This later broadcast will run every Wednesday during Fuji’s TV late-night programming block.



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Official Rabuho no Ueno-san TV drama home page


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