Aoi Utano to Star in ‘Ya Boy Kongming’ Spin-off Drama ‘Ya Boyz Guan & Zhang’


Ya Boyz Guan & Zhang, a spin-off of the drama series Ya Boy Kongming, is currently airing on Fuji TV. The first three episodes will be available on the FOD streaming service on November 1, and actress Utano Aoi will appear in the series.

In the original story, Zhuge Kongming, a famed military strategist from the Three Kingdoms period in China, is reincarnated as a young man in present-day Shibuya. Soon after, he meets a young girl at a nightclub and devises a magical plan to help her achieve her dream of becoming a singer. The drama is an adaptation of the popular manga series Ya Boy Kongming! which has sold over 1.6 million copies. The series is serialized in Kodansha’s Weekly Young Magazine.

Utano Aoi will reprise her role from the original series, playing Ichika, the guitarist of the masked idol unit AZALEA.

Ya Boyz Guan & Zhang (Spin-off Drama)
Streaming Date: 3 episodes will be available on FOD following the terrestrial broadcast of Episode 6 on November 1, 2023
Starring: Win Morisaki, Rikako Yagi, Yuki Takao, Chiaki Matsunobu, Utano Aoi, Futaba Mori, Kenjiro Tsuda (Vocals), Dean Fujioka (Narration), Tomoaki Honma, Togi Makabe
Original Work: Ya Boy Kongming! by Yuto Yotsuba/Art by Ryo Ogawa (Serialized in Kodansha’s Weekly Young Magazine)

Ya Boyz Guan & Zhang Stream Page