It was announced recently that the manga Ya Boy Kongming! (Paripi Koumei) by Yuto Yotsuba and Ryo Ogawa will be adapted into a live-action Japanese drama. Preview visuals was released along with the confirmation that the drama will air on Fuji TV in the fall of 2023. The main character, the genius military strategist Zhuge Kongming, will be played by actor Osamu Mukai.
The story of Ya Boy Kongming! describes the famous military strategist Zhuge Kongming from the Three Kingdoms period, who suffered a devastating blow from the failure of five northern expeditions and the worsening of his illness, eventually passing away at the age of 54. However, he unexpectedly reincarnates in modern-day Shibuya, Japan, where he meets the singer-songwriter Eiko Tsukimi. From there, he begins to act as her strategist in order to help her achieve her dream.