Hey! Say! JUMP's Yamada Ryosuke to star in new movie "Ansatsu Kyoshitsu"
Hey! Say! JUMP's Yamada Ryosuke will be starring in his first leading role in a movie when he appears in the new movie "Ansatsu Kyoshitsu" (Assasination Classroom) which will be shown in cinemas from March 2015. The movie is based on the manga by Matsui Yusei which has released 10 volumes and accumulated sales of 10 million copies to date. The story is set in a famous junior high school where the worst class in the standard i.e. class 3E has a new form teacher who appears in a octopus-form, boasts of various special powers and declares that it will destroy the world in one year. The students in the class are tasked by the government to kill their form teacher and resort to various ways to do so including using guns. Among them, Yamada plays an ordinary student Shiota Nagisa who will have to play a part in eliminating their form teacher. Co-stars include Shiina Kippei who plays the class' assistant form teacher and Suda Masaki who also plays a student in class 3E.