Kento Nakajima and Alice Hirose play leads in adaptation of Hiromu Arakawa's manga
The second part of the anime adaptation of Hiromu Arakawa's popular manga Silver Spoon is planned for winter 2014, but after that, a live-action movie hits Japan in the spring with protagonist Yugo Hachiken played Kento Nakajima, a member of Johnny & Associates' boys idol group Sexy Zone, and Alice Hirose as Aki Mikage.
Get a look at the new teaser for the film, opening March 7th.
The film is directed by 38-year-old Keisuke Yoshida who had been working for the films by a famous cult director Shinya Tsukamoto (Tetsuo, Bullet Ballet, Nightmare Detective) as a lighting engineer for years and made his directorial debut with a high school girls drama film Namanatsu in 2006. It shot in Obihiro-city, Hokkaido this summer.
Yugo Hachiken: Kento Nakajima(Sexy Zone)
Aki Mikage: Alice Hirose
Ichiro Komaba: Tomohiro Ichikawa
Ayame Minamikujo: Haru Kuroki
The Principal: Ryuhei Ueshima (Dachou Club)
Ichiko Fuji: Kazue Fukiishi
Komaba's mother: Naomi Nishida
Hachiken's father: Mitsuru Fukikoshi
Aki's uncle: Sho Aikawa
Aki's father: Riki Takeuchi
Aki's grandfather: Renji Ishibashi
Yoshiyuki Nakajima: Shido nakamura