CLOSEST LOVE TO HEAVEN: Live-Action Adaptation of Kyo no Kira-kun
Source: Showgate Inc.
Official Site: kirakun.jp (Japan)
A SCIFI JAPAN EXCLUSIVE
Kira, I want to be with you forever.
Distributor Showgate Inc. has provided information and photos from their upcoming release, CLOSEST LOVE TO HEAVEN (きょうのキラ君, Kyo no Kira-kun). The film is based on the manga series Kyo no Kira-kun (Today’s Kira) by Rin Mikimoto.
Nino falls in love with Kira, a heartthrob of the whole class. Introverted Nino finds it hard to interact with people, but when she learns Kira’s secret, the two quickly become close. Though uncertain about the new feelings she is experiencing, Nino does her best to make Kira smile, despite his big secret.
What will happen to Nino’s first love? Their invaluable “365 days” have begun, joined by classmate Yabe and Kira’s childhood friend Mio.
Japanese Theatrical Release: Saturday, February 25, 2017 (Nationwide Roadshow)
Running Time: 109 Minutes
Yuiji Kira: Taishi Nakagawa
Ninon “Nino” Okamura: Marie Iitoyo
Mio Yahagi: Yuna Taira
Kazuhiro Yabe: Shono Hayama
Mr Kira: Kohki Okada
Kanon Okamura: Rieko Miura
Takahiro Okamura: Ken Yasuda
English Teacher: Yohei Kawakami (Alexandros)
Mr. Okame: Shigeo Takahashi (Savanna)
Director: Taisuke Kawamura
Original Story: Kyo no Kira-kun by Rin Mikimoto (Bessatsu Friend)
Writer: Chieko Nakagawa
Music: Harumi Fuki
Production: ‟CLOSEST LOVE TO HEAVEN” Film Partners (Kansai Telecasting, Hakuhodo DY music & pictures, Pony Canyon, Avex Pictures, Kodansha, Media Mix Japan)
© 2017 ‟CLOSEST LOVE TO HEAVEN” Film Partners
About Showgate Inc./Hakuhodo DY music & pictures Inc.
Established in 1990, Showgate Inc. (aka Hakuhodo DY music & pictures Inc.) develops, produces and distributes a wide range of film and animation titles. They also handle worldwide sales of Japanese features and animation.