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