Meet Alice Hirose as Eru in "Hyouka" Live-Action Film Theme Song MV

Kento Yamazaki-starring film hits Japanese theaters November 3

Cinema Today's official YouTube channel has posted a four-minute full music video for "Iolite," the theme song for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Honobu Yonezawa's mystery novel Hyouka, written/performed by two-member unit Itowokashi. But instead of the artists, 22-year-old actress Alice Hirose, who is cast as the main heroine Eru Chitanda, performs in the clip by lip-syncing.


The Hyouka live-action film is directed by 41-year-old Mari Asato (Real Onigokko 3-5, Zero The Movie), also starring 23-year-old Kento Yamazaki as the male protagonist Houtarou Oreki. The Kadokawa Daiei Studio-produced film is set for a release in Japan on November 3, 2017. 


"Iolite" full MV


Alice Hirose with the two members of Itowokashi (via: Hirose's official Twitter)




Full trailer featuring the theme song


Main poster visual



Hyouka is Yonezawa's debut novel published in October 2001, and the first volume of his Koten-bu/Classic

Literature Club series that has printed over 2.05 million copies in total so far. Under the title "Hyouka," the

series' episodes were adapted into a 22-episode TV anime by Kyoto Animation in 2012.


TV anime "Hyouka" key visuals


Source: Cinema Today


©2017 "Hyouka Production Committee"

©Honobu Yonezawa・KADOKAWA SHOTEN CO., LTD./The graduates of the classic club of the Kamiyama high school


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