Prison School (
The live-action adaptation of Prison School by production studio ROBOT with MBS and directed by Noboru Iguchi, is nine episodes in length, airing from October 26th, 2015 to December 21st 2015. The first episode premiered on MBS in Japan at 24:50 JST on July 10th, 2015 & underwent airing on TBS, YTS, TBC and BSS subsequently. In the North American region, Funimation have licenced uncensored simulcasting of the live-action adaptation in subtitled form. The season has been licensed for uncensored simulcasting in Japan online by Niconico. The season will be released in three DVD and Blu-ray three-episode volumes and in boxset form on December 25th, 2015. The boxset is a limited "director's cut" edition of the series including bonus content - not limited to a behind-the-scenes commentary, a production interview booklet and themed merchandise.
|Episode 1||October 26, 2015|
|Episode 2||November 2, 2015|
|Episode 3||November 9, 2015|
|Episode 4|| ||November 16, 2015|
|Episode 5|| ||November 23, 2015|
|Episode 6||November 30, 2015|
|Episode 7|| ||December 7, 2015|
|Episode 8||December 14, 2015|
|Episode 9||December 21, 2015|
- Production Studio: ROBOT
- Distribution: Stardust Pictures
- Production Management: MBS
- Chief Director: Noboru Iguchi
- Assistant Director: Ryouichi Ito
- Series Composition:
- Ayako Kitagawa
- Noboru Iguchi
- Production Director: Hiroyuki Ito
- Music Producer: Hirohiko Fukuda
- Managing Producer: Tatsuya Iwakura
The staff of the live-action production crew are listed here.
- Casting Direction: Keiichi Anda
- Cinematographer: Yasutaka Nagano (JSC)
- Lighting Technician: Atsushi Kodama
- Sound Technician: Mitsuhiro Yamaguchi
- Production Designer: Masanao Ikeda
- Set Decoratior: Daigo Kaneko
- Video Editor: Tsuyoshi Wada
- VFX Supervisor: Tsuyoshi Kazuno
- Action Choreographer: Isao Karasawa
- Makeup Artists: Ryouta Takakuwa & Kei Sato
- Costume Designer: Miho Yoshida
- Taishi Nakagawa as Kiyoshi Fujino
- Tokio Emoto as Takehito Morokuzu
- Masato Yano as Shingo Wakamoto
- Galigaligalixon as Reiji Andou
- Daiki Miyagi as Jouji Nezu
- Masahiro Takashima as the Chairman
- Hirona Yamazaki as Mari Kurihara
- Asana Mamoru as Meiko Shiraki
- Aoi Morikawa as Hana Midorikawa
- Rena Takeda as Chiyo Kurihara
- Yuuko Araki as Anzu Yokoyama
- Yufu Terashima as Mayumi Tanaka
The opening theme of the live-action adaptation is "Urge" (衝動 Shōdō) by Japanese rock band HaKU, released on 18th November, 2015 to Universal Music Japan. The theme song of the live-action adaptation is "Searchlight" (サーチライト Sāchiraito) by Japanese rock band Good On The Reel, released on 2nd December, 2015 to Universal Music Japan. The opening theme was featured in all three promotional videos and the theme song was also featured in the TV commercial for the live-action series.
- Opening Theme: "Urge" by HaKU
- (Yuuki Tsujimura, Hiroshige Fujuki, Miyoshi Haruna & Shinya Hasegawa)
- Vocals: Yuuki Tsujimura & Miyoshi Haruna
- Music Lyrics & Composition: Yuuki Tsujimura
- Theme Song: "Searchlight" by Good On The Reel
- (Takashihiro Chino, Ryouta Imaruoka, Okazaki Kohei, Tomohiro Usami, Makoto Takahashi)
- Vocals: Takashihiro Chino & Ryouta Imaruoka
- Music Lyrics & Composition: Takashihiro Chino
The promotional content for the full cast is listed here.
- When film & live-action director Noboru Iguchi was informed of the planned Prison School series, he expressed enthusiasm for the opportunity to adapt the manga series.
- The live-action adaptation was promoted by gravure posters of the main female cast in Weekly Young Magazine 2015 Issue No.47.
- The live-action series was promoted by prison-themed restuarant "The Lockup" in Shibuya, Tokyo to serve a special drink selection inspired by the Underground Student Council actors.
- The actors portraying Hana and Kiyoshi of the cast are from Stardust Promotion, who are affiliated with the film distribution company of the live-action series.
- The theme song was used as the ending of the live-action series from the second episode.