Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Supporting cast line-up of new movie "Sakamichi no Aporon" announced

The supporting cast line-up of new movie "Sakamichi no Aporon" starring Hey! Say! JUMP's Chinen Yuri has been announced. The movie is based on the same-titled manga by Kodama Yuki and features Chinen as the lead character Nishimi Kaoru who is a shy 1st-year senior high school student and has to move to Sasebo, Nagasaki to live with his relatives after his father passed away. He meets his classmates Kawabuchi Sentaro (Nakagawa Taishi) who is feared by others for appearing to be a scary delinquent and Mukae Ritsuko (Komatsu Nana) who is Sentaro's childhood friend and comes into contact with jazz piano which he grows to love. On the other hand, Kaoru finds himself caught in a love triangle as Ritsuko is love with Sentaro who is in turn in love with Fukahori Yurika, a 2nd-year student in the same school.

Dean Fujioka will be playing the role of Katsuragi Junichi who is a trumpet performer and deeply admired by Sentaro who sees him as an elder brother. He will be performing the famous jazz hit "But Not For Me" in the movie. Fujioka commented that he is very happy to be able to play such a character in this movie which incorporates his favourite music. In addition, Mano Erina will be playing Fukahori Yurika who is Sentaro's love while Nakamura Baijaku will be Mukae Tsutomu, the father of Ritsuko who owns a record shop where Sentaro and Kaoru perform at.

"Sakamichi no Aporon" will be shown in cinemas next year.

Sources: Eiga.com / Oricon

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