Live-Action March comes in like a lion Films' 1st Still Features Ryunosuke Kamiki as Rei
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The official Twitter account for the two live-action films of Chika Umino's March comes in like a lion (Sangatsu no Lion) manga revealed a still from the films on Saturday. The still reveals Ryunosuke Kamiki in costume as Rei Kiriyama.
The two films will open in Japan on March 18 and April 22, respectively. Kamiki and director Keishi Ōtomo previously worked together on the live-action Rurouni Kenshin films. Ōtomo directed the films, and Kamiki played the character Sōjirō Seta.
The story of the March comes in like a lion manga follows a solitary shōgi player named Rei and his relationships with a neighboring family. He becomes acquainted with Akari, and two young girls, Hinata and Momo, who also have a large number of cats. A television anime adaptation of the manga will premiere on NHK on October 8. Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Bakemonogatari director Akiyuki Simbo directing the anime at SHAFT.
Source: Comic Natalie