Liar Game: Season 2
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|Liar Game: Season 2
|Genre||Drama, Live Action, Psychological|
|Directed by||Hiroaki Matsuyama|
|Country of origin||Japan|
|No. of episodes||9 episodes|
|Producer(s)||Shimuta Toru (志牟田徹)|
|Original network||Fuji Television (Japan)|
|Original release||10 November 2009 – 19 January 2010|
|Preceded by||Liar Game|
|Followed by||Liar Game: The Final Stage|
Liar Game: Season 2 (ライアーゲーム シーズン2?) is the second season of the Japanese television drama series Liar Game, adapted from a popular manga, known as the Liar Game. In April 2009, a second season of the drama adaptation and a live action movie were announced. The second season began airing in November 2009 and concluded on January 19, 2010. The movie, known as the Liar Game: The Final Stage debuted on March 6, 2010.
|Erika Toda||Kanzaki Nao (18)||Honest + Naive College Student|
|Shota Matsuda||Akiyama Shinichi (26)||"Genius Swindler"
Ex-convict for bankrupting MLM Company
|Soichiro Kitamura||Fujisawa Kazuo||Nao's former teacher (now retired)|
|Kosuke Suzuki||Fukunaga Yuji||A flamboyant beautician involved in the Liar Game|
|Rinko Kikuchi||Katsuragi Ryo||A psychology professor who was classmates with Akiyama Shinichi|
Liar Game Tournament
|Shigeo Kiyama||Solario (voice)||Liar Game main dealer|
|Michiko Kichise||Eri||Liar Game coordinator|
|Ikkei Watanabe||Tanimura Mitsuo||Cop with gold front tooth in Kanzaki Nao's city|
Continuing from last season, the naive Kanzaki Nao (Erika Toda) and "genius swindler", Akiyama Shinichi (Shota Matsuda), go back to their normal routines until Nao receives an invitation from LGT to resume the Liar Game and compete for entrance to The Final Stage. Besides Kanzaki and Akiyama, the flamboyant Fukunaga (Suzuki Kosuke) returns to the Liar Game and a mysterious but talented psychology professor, Katsuragi Ryo, (Rinko Kikuchi) enters the Liar Game as a new character.
Awards and nominations
- 13th Nikkan Sports Drama Grand Prix (Fall 2009): Best Actress - Toda Erika
- "Liar Game Manga Made into 2nd TV Drama Season, Film". Anime News Network. April 23, 2009. Retrieved October 2, 2009.
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