Cherry Magic! Thirty Years of Virginity Can Make You A Wizard?! starring Eiji Akaso of Kamen Rider Build wins an award at the 58th Galaxy Awards.
Based on a josei manga by Yuu Toyota, the Japanese television drama Cherry Magic! Thirty Years of Virginity Can Make You A Wizard?! won the “My Best TV Award 15th Grand Prix.” The show began airing on Japanese televisions on October 9, 2020. Running for 12 episodes (plus 2 specials), the show ended on December 24, 2020. It quickly became a hit and was even distributed overseas through services like Crunchyroll. Having been commended for its writing and central love story that “transcends gender,” the award was decided by 780 votes that were placed between April 2020 to March 2021.
Chery Magic Thirty Years of Virginity Can Make You A Wizard stars Eiji Asako as protagonist Adachi Kiyoshi. Eiji Akaso is most known to tokusatsu fans for his role in Kamen Rider Build as Ryuga Banjo (Kamen Rider Cross-Z). He also starred in season 2 of Kamen Rider Amazons that same year in the supporting role of Hiroki Nagase. Akaso is also slated to appear in Takashi Miike’s upcoming film The Great Yokai War: Guardians, releasing sometime this year.
The 58th Galaxy Awards ceremony will broadcast via the Broadcast Criticism Roundtable’s official YouTube channel on June 2.