The shooting has already begun in Chichibu-city
Fuji TV today launched the official page for the upcoming live-action TV drama adaptation of A-1 Pictures' popular anime series Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai./Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day, with the first photo of the six main cast and Chichibu Bridge featured in the anime in the background. The shooting has already started in Chichibu-city, Saitama Prefecture, where the anime story also took place.
The TV special (probably about two-hour long) is scheduled to be aired in the Golden Time block (19:00~23:00) during this year.
Jinta "Jintan" Yadomi: Nijiro Murakami (18-year-old son of singe UA)
Meiko "Menma" Honma: Minami Hamabe (14-year-old/Sorairo Monogatari, April Fools)
Naruko "Anaru" Anjo: Airi Matsui (18-year-old/Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches, GTO)
Atsumu "Yukiatsu" Matsuyuki: Jun Shison (20-year-old/Ressha Sentai ToQger)
Chiriko "Tsuruko" Tsurumi: Marie Iitoyo (17-year-old/Flowers for Algernon)
Tetsudou "Poppo" Hisakawa: Yuuta Takahata (21-year-old/NHK's ongoing 92nd asadora Mare)
You canc heck their close-up photos on Oricon Style.