Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Morikawa Aoi, Kitamura Takumi & Sato Kanta to star in new real-life adaptation movie "Koi to Uso"

Morikawa Aoi, DISH//'s Kitamura Takumi and Gekidan EXILE's Sato Kanta will be starring in the new real-life adaptation movie "Koi to Uso" (Love & Lies" based on the same-titled manga by Musao which is currently serialised in manga mobile app "Manga Box". This is the first Manga Box work to be made into a movie and it has achieved sales of more than 900,000 copies for its 5 volumes published so far. The movie will be shown in cinemas this autumn.

The movie directed by Furusawa Takeshi describes how the heroine Nisawa Aoi who lives in a world where there is no freedom to love. In this era where the Japanese government collects and analyses the genetic information of its citizens, it decides the best marriage partner for everyone based on their genetic traits so as to reverse the tide on its shrinking population. However, the heroine is faced with the ultimate dilemma of choosing between two men i.e. her childhood friend Shiba Yuuto (Kitamura) who has been holding a torch for her and Takachiho Sosuke (Sato) who is chosen as her best marriage partner by the government.

Sources: / Yomiuri Hochi

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