The live-action series will air every Thursday at 0:59 on the Mainichi Broadcasting System (MBS) from February 3, 2022.
The Sweat and Soap manga is serialized in Kodansha’s Morning manga magazine.
“Asako Yaeshima is a timid office worker at Lilia Drop, a toiletry company. Asako loves the company, because she is ashamed about her sweating problems and body odor, and the scent of the soap produced by the company is the only thing capable of undermining her insecurities. However, when Kotaro Natori, the company’s lead product developer, approaches her and gets a deep whiff, he states that he loves Asako’s smell and finds her inspirational. As the two continue to meet for work, Asako begins to care less about being sniffed by Kotaro, and they start a romantic relationship.”
The main cast includes:
- Kanta Sato as Koutarou Natori
- Yuno Ohara as Asako Yaeshima
The film will be directed by Shuhei Shibue and Yuki Kumagai.