Ito who worked with Okubo for the first time in this movie, commented that his impression of her had changed completely as she was very serious about her acting. Upon hearing this, Okubo thanked Ito for his compliment and said that she also enjoyed working with him this year. Despite Okubo's appearance time in the movie being rather limited, she joked that she insisted on attending the event. The cast also commented to the audience that this heartwarming movie features a lot of cute cats and hoped that everyone can watch it for themselves in the cinemas.
Sources: Eiga.com / Oricon