The record-breaking manga series of writer Io Sakisaka, Ao Haru Ride, is getting another live adaptation.

The production team has shared some glimpses from the series and has also announced all the cast and crew members involved.

Here, we have collected all the latest updates related to the series, and you’ll find everything you need to get started with the show. Keep reading to know more.

Ao Haru Ride Release Date

The live adaptation of Io Sakisaka’s Japanese manga series is set to release on September 22, 2023.

The series has been confirmed to have 8 episodes and will continue until November 10, 2023.

New episodes will be released every week on Friday. A second season of the series is also confirmed.

Ao Haru Ride Plot

The series is a live adaptation of the manga series named Ao Haru Ride by Io Sakisaka, which was published in 2011.

There is also a live-movie adaptation of the movie called Blue Spring Ride, which was released in 2014. Along with it, there is a 13-episode anime adaptation as well.

Ao Haru Ride

Here we follow Futaba Yoshioka. In middle school, Futaba used to like Kou Tanaka, a quiet and gentle boy. But then they lost contact once Kou moved away.

But now, after three years, he has appeared once again in front of her as Kou Mabuchi, and he is nothing like he used to be.

As they slowly start to open up once again, Futaba realizes what happened to him and starts to develop feelings for him once again.

Ao Haru Ride Cast And Crew

Here are all the cast and crew members involved in the making of this Japanese drama series.

Japanese Staff

  • Director – Kimura Mahito
  • Writer – Kuwamura Sayaka
  • Producer – Hashimoto Fumi
  • Composer – Yokoyama Masaru
  • Original Creator – Yokoyama Masaru
Ao Haru Ride

Japanese Cast

  • Deguchi Natsuki as Yoshioka Futaba
  • Sakurai Kaito as Mabuchi Kou
  • Shida Sara as Murao Shuko
  • Riko as Makita Yuri
  • Niihara Taisuke as Kominato Aya
  • Miyazato Sol as Uchimiya Haruhiko
  • Sota Ryosuke as Kikuchi Toma
  • Kanechika Daiki as Tanaka Yoichi

Where To Watch Ao Haru Ride?

It will be available to watch on the online streaming platform WOWOW and Netflix Asia. We are still waiting for more information on the airing schedule.

Is There A Trailer For Ao Haru Ride?

Yes, a short promotional clip of Ao Haru Ride is linked at the beginning of the post.

Author’s Note

That was everything about the Ao Haru Ride. The fans are expecting this series to be a rom-com slice of life.

While waiting for the series, why not catch up with manga, anime, or live-action movies? Let us know what you thought about it, and stay tuned with Geekopediahub for more updates.


What are some other works of Deguchi Natsuki?

Deguchi Natsuki is a Japanese actor and model. She has starred in 18/40, Silent Parade, The Promised Neverland, and more. She is mostly known for winning Miss Seventeen 2018 and becoming an exclusive model for the magazine.

Has Kuwamura Sayaka worked on any other series?

Yes, Japanese screenwriter Kuwamura Sayaka has worked on several other series including The Runaway, Hanayome Miman Escape Kanketsu-hen, Over Drive, R134/Shonan Promise and more.