MURDER AT SHIJINSO Press Notes and High-Res Photos From Toho
Source: Toho Co., Ltd.
Official Site: yokoso-shijinsou.jp (Japan)
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Toho Co., Ltd. has provided SciFi Japan with press notes and high-res photos from MURDER AT SHIJINSO (屍人荘の殺人, Shijinso no Satsujin), the feature film adaptation of the award-winning mystery novel by Masahiro Imamura. The movie is directed by Hisashi Kimura, who worked on the popular TRICK movie series and the television drama 99.9-CRIMINAL LAWYER- (99.9-刑事専門弁護士-, 99.9 -Keiji Senmon Bengoshi-, 2016-18).
MURDER AT SHIJINSO stars Ryunosuke Kamiki (THE GREAT YOKAI WAR, BIG MAN JAPAN, 20TH CENTURY BOYS 3: REDEMPTION, THE KIRISHIMA THING), a talented actor who, at the age of 26, already has a career spanning over 20 years. The heroine, a college student detective, is played by the popular actress Minami Hamabe (YO-KAI WATCH THE MOVIE 2016, MY LITTLE MONSTER, THE GREAT WAR OF ARCHIMEDES).
A college student who loves mystery novels joins his university’s Mystery Club to meet an academic requirement. The club goes on a trip to the mountains, staying at a boarding house in Shijinso. Shortly after their arrival they have to solve a real murder.
Japanese Release Date: December 13, 2019 (Nationwide Roadshow)
Run Time: 119 Minutes
Yuzuru Hamura: Ryunosuke Kamiki
Hiruko Kenzaki: Minami Hamabe
Ayumu Shindo: Shono Hayama
Mitsuru Shigemoto: Yuma Yamoto
Sumie Nabari: Yui Sakuma
Mifuyu Shigehara: Anna Yamada
Takako Kudamatsu: Reika Oozeki
Reika Hoshikawa: Riko Fukumoto
Tobio Deme: Muga Tsukaji
Rin Takagi: Eri Fuse
Yuito Kanno: Tetsuhiro Ikeda
Haruya Tatsunami: Yuki Furukawa
Kanemitsu Nanamiya: Tokio Emoto
Kyosuke Akechi: Tomoya Nakamura
Director: Hisashi Kimura
Original Story: Murder at Shnjinso by Masahiro Imamura (Published by Tokyo Sogensha)
Screenplay: Mitsuharu Makita
Theme Song: “Saisei” by Perfume
Production Company: “Murder At Shijinso” Film Partners
Distributor (Japan): Toho
©2019 “Murder At Shijinso” Film Partners
About Toho Co., Ltd.
Founded in 1932 and headquartered in Tokyo, Toho Company, Ltd. is one of the leading entertainment conglomerates in Japan. Toho is best known worldwide as the producer of the Godzilla films, as well as most of the films by the world-renowned director, Akira Kurosawa. Besides film production, Toho also distributes Japanese films (earning the highest box office receipts for decades in Japan) as well as foreign films through its subsidiary, owns first class movie theaters throughout Japan, produces legitimate plays and musicals, and has more than 100 entertainment-related subsidiaries.