Watanabe Mayu Crow’s Blood

Hulu revealed on Thursday that it is producing an
original horror-suspense mini-series titled Crow’s Blood
starring AKB48 member Mayu Watanabe (right in picture
below) and HKT48 member Sakura Miyawaki (left).
Darren Lynn Bousman ( Saw II, III, IV ) is serving as
executive producer on the series. The six-episode mini-
series is set to premiere in July, and will also feature
other AKB48 group members, as well as Japanese
actors Tetsuya Bessho, Takahiro Miura, Tomoharu
Hasegawa, and Tomohiro Kaku .
The mini-series’ story is set at Dory International Girls
Academy, where inexplicable incidents begin happening
one after another. Watanabe plays Kaori Isozaki, a kind-
hearted high school student, while Miyawaki plays Maki
Togawa, a mysterious and unsociable transfer student.
Bousman said that the series’ tone borrows from both
western and American films as well as Japanese horror.
Watanabe and Miyawaki appeared in costume with
Bousman at a press event on Wednesday.

Hulu Japan began streaming a teaser on Thursday for
its upcoming Crow’s Blood original mini-series . Darren
Lynn Bousman ( Saw II, III, IV ) is serving as executive
producer on the series. The teaser previews the series’
story.

The six-episode mini-series is set to premiere in July.
AKB48 member Mayu Watanabe (right in picture below)
and HKT48 member Sakura Miyawaki (left) star in the
series. The mini-series’ story is set at Dory
International Girls Academy, where inexplicable incidents
begin happening one after another. Watanabe plays
Kaori Isozaki, a kind-hearted high school student, while
Miyawaki plays Maki Togawa, a mysterious and
unsociable transfer student. Bousman said that the
series’ tone borrows from both western and American
films as well as Japanese horror.
The series will also feature other AKB48 group members,
as well as Japanese actors Tetsuya Bessho, Takahiro
Miura, Tomoharu Hasegawa, and Tomohiro Kaku .
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Bousman told ANN that he is serving as
executive producer on the series, and is not directing
the series.

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