Shosuke Murakami-directed film hits Japanese theaters February 18, 2017
The official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Matcha Hazuki's Isshukan Friends./One Week Friends manga today confirmed that popular Japanese duo Sukima Switch provides their 2nd single song released in March 2004, "Kanade," as its theme song. The song was also previously sung by voice actress Sora Amamiya, who played the main heroine Kaori Fujimiya, as the ED song for the TV anime aired in 2014.
The new version of "Kanade" features the original singing voice of Sukima Switch's vocalist Takuya Ohashi and newly recorded music by the band. In the original 2004 recording, drums and strings were digitally programmed. The song will be featured in the ending of the film.
The film directed by Shosuke Murakami (Densha Otoko, Akai Ito) will be released in Japan on February 18, 2017.
The two members of Sukima Switch visited Mimamidaira High in Tokyo where the film was shot.
"Kanade" short MV sung by Sora Amamiya for the TV anime
Teaser trailer for the film
Teaser poster visual
© Matcha Hazuki/Square Enix, Movie "One Week Friends" Production Committe