Liar Game: Season 2

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Liar Game: Season 2
(ライアーゲーム シーズン2)
Genre Drama, Live Action, Psychological
Directed by Hiroaki Matsuyama
Starring Erika Toda
Shota Matsuda
Country of origin Japan
Original language(s) Japanese
No. of episodes 9 episodes
Production
Producer(s) Shimuta Toru (志牟田徹)
Location(s) Japan
Release
Original network Fuji Television (Japan)
Original release 10 November 2009 – 19 January 2010
Chronology
Preceded by Liar Game
Followed by Liar Game: The Final Stage
External links
Website

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.[1] 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.

Cast[edit]

Players[edit]

Cast Role Description
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[edit]

Cast Role Description
Shigeo Kiyama Solario (voice) Liar Game main dealer
Ryoko Yuui Dealer
Michiko Kichise Eri Liar Game coordinator
Ikkei Watanabe Tanimura Mitsuo Cop with gold front tooth in Kanzaki Nao's city

Plot[edit]

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.

Reception[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

  • 13th Nikkan Sports Drama Grand Prix (Fall 2009): Best Actress - Toda Erika

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Liar Game Manga Made into 2nd TV Drama Season, Film". Anime News Network. April 23, 2009. Retrieved October 2, 2009.