ITO-KUN A TO E Info and High-Res Images
Source: Showgate Inc.
Official Site: ito-kun.jp (Japan)
A SCIFI JAPAN EXCLUSIVE
Distributor Showgate Inc. has provided information and photos from ITO-KUN A TO E (伊藤くん A to E), a new live-action film based on the novel of the same name by author Asako Yuzuki. The movie opens in Japanese theaters on January 12th.
In 2017, the story was adapted as a television series that aired on TBS and MBS. The cast and crew of the show — including director Ryuichi Hiroki (KABUKICHO LOVE HOTEL, WOLF GIRL & BLACK PRINCE, POLICEMAN AND ME) and stars Masaki Okada (CONFESSIONS, VILLAIN, AKKO-CHAN: THE MOVIE, STRAYER’S CHRONICLE) and Fumino Kimura (LOVE FOR BEGINNERS, SCANNER) — have returned for the film.
Okada plays Seijiro Ito, an egotistical young man who is seeing Rio Yazaki (Kimura), a struggling television writer. When Yazaki. When Yazaki learns that Ito is also dating Tomomi Shimabara (Nozomi Sasaki), Shuko Nose (Mirai Shida), Satoko Aida (Elaiza Ikeda) and Miki Jinbo (Kaho), she realizes she’s found the hook for her screenwriting comeback.
Japanese Theatrical Release: Friday, January 12, 2018 (Nationwide Roadshow)
Seijiro Ito: Masaki Okada
Rio Yazaki (E): Fumino Kimura
Tomomi Shimabara (A): Nozomi Sasaki
Shuko Nose (B): Mirai Shida
Satoko Aida (C): Elaiza Ikeda
Miki Jinbo (D): Kaho
Kentarou Kusumi: Tomoya Nakamura
Shinya Tamura: Kei Tanaka
Director: Ryuichi Hiroki
Original Story: Ito-kun A to E by Asako Yuzuki (published by Gentosha)
Producer: Kei Haruna
Theme Song: “Joker” by Takahito Uchisawa
Production: DREAMAX Television
© 2018 “Ito-kun A to E” Film Partners
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