Noburo Iguchi, director of the live action series says he would regret it for the rest of his life if he didn´t take this opportunity. The live action will be aired in a late night timeslot on the MBS and TBS TV channels, Noburo Iguchi is also the man responsible for the fantastic trash fest that is Machine Girl (the images say enough) Gothic Lolita Battle Bear and a ton of AV movies, most of them with extreme fetishes, Final Pussy actually winning a SOD award.
According to the mangaka Akira Hiramoto, he couldn´t believe it and wondered if he was serious. Cast has yet to be announced, but the series is set to air in October.
In related news, the raunchy franchise has also themed up with the chain restaurant LockUp, featuring big breast coasters and special menus, the manga currently has 6 million copies in print. To give you some perspective, the trailer of the Machine Girl movie looks absolutely bloody fantastic and one hundred percent trashy.