HOT GIMMICK Info and Photos From Toei
Source: Toei Co., Ltd.
Official Site: hotgimmick-movie.com (Japan)
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Toei Co. has provided information and photos from HOT GIMMICK (ホットギミック ガールミーツボーイ, Hotto Gimikku Gāru Mītsu Bōi). The live action adaptation of Miki Aihara’s popular manga Hot Gimmick is written and directed by Yuki Yamato, a filmmaker who has an established reputation for depicting the emotions of adolescent girls in the films THAT GIRL IS DANCING BY THE SEASIDE (あの娘が海辺で踊ってる, Ano ko ga Umibe de Odotteru, 2012) and DROWNING LOVE (溺れるナイフ, Oboreru Naifu, 2016).
High school girl Hatsumi Narita (Miona Hori) lives a quiet life with her kind older brother Shinogu (Shotaro Mamiya) and the rest of her family. One day however, Ryoki Tachibana (Hiroya Shimizu), who lives in the same apartment complex, learns she has bought a pregnancy test kit for her younger sister and so in order to keep this a secret, Hatsumi begins obeying orders from Tachibana day after day.
Japanese Release Date: June 28, 2019 (Roadshow)
Running Time: 119 Minutes
Hatsumi Narita: Miona Hori
Ryoki Tachibana: Hiroya Shimizu
Azusa Odagiri: Mizuki Itagaki
Shinogu Narita: Shotaro Mamiya
Akane Narita: Hiyori Sakurada
Subaru Yagi: Kaisei Kamimura
Rina Katsuragi: Riho Yoshioka
Director: Yuki Yamato
Original Story: Miki Aihara
Screenwriter: Yuki Yamato
Producers: Naoya Takahashi, Umihiko Yamao, Ryo Kawata, Ryo Nagai, Tsutomu Hirabayashi
Cinematographer: Keisuke Imamura
Sound Recording: Kazuhiko Tomita
Editor: Kenichi Hirai
Production Company: Hot Gimmick Production Committee
Distributor (Japan): Toei
©Miki Aihara, Shogakukan/2019 Hot Gimmick Production Committee
About Toei Company, Ltd.
Established in 1951, Toei Company is not only producing and distributing films, but is also one of the major exhibitors in Japan. The company owns two film studios located in Tokyo and Kyoto. The films produced cover a wide range of genres, exceeding 20,000 titles.