Movie about a deadly class reunion will be released in Spring of 2016
AKB48 member Minami Minegishi will be starring in the leading role in Joshikou ("Girls' High School"), an upcoming murder mystery about a class reunion that goes terribly awry. This will be Minegishi's 1st time in the lead acting role of a film.
Minegishi stars as Katsuki Takahashi, 1 of 6 young women who gather at their school for a class reunion, only to find the school decrepit and abandoned. When the power fails, a shot rings out in the darkness, and one of the group is killed. The survivors receive a text message challenging them to solve the murder, but the text claims to be from Natsumi Shirakawa, and Natsumi Shirakawa has been dead for over 7 years...
Joshikou is directed by Koki Yamamoto and also stars Riho Takada and Erina Nakayama. The film is scheduled to be released in Japan in the Spring of 2016.
Paul Chapman is the host of The Greatest Movie EVER! Podcast and GME! Anime Fun Time.