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Live-Action '4-Gatsu no Kimi, Spica.' Film Opens April 5

posted on by Karen Ressler

The official website for the live-action film adaptation of Miwako Sugiyama's 4-Gatsu no Kimi, Spica. romance manga announced on Thursday that the film will open in Japanese theaters on April 5.

The film stars FANTASTICS from EXILE TRIBE member Taiki Sato as Taiyō Udagawa, and Haruka Fukuhara as Sei Saotome. The musical group FANTASTICS from EXILE TRIBE is performing the film's theme song. Kentaro Otani (live-action NANA, NANA 2, Black Butler) is directing the film, with a script by Natsuko Ikeda. Ryo Yoshimata (Shin Megami Tensei Devil Children, After the Rain) is composing the music for the film.

The manga centers on Sei Saotome, a high school girl who has just failed an exam, and began going to a prep school to study for her next one. She can't keep up with her studies, and talking to her friends is awkward, so she thinks this is the end of her high school life. However, she meets two boys: Mizuki, a silent and handsome boy who likes astronomy; and Taiyō, a foul-mouthed prodigy who is at the top of his class. Both are planning to enter the astronomy club, and they invite her. Sei's everyday life is still spent trying to find a place to belong, but it is about to to become brighter.

Source: 4-Gatsu no Kimi, Spica film's website, Comic Natalie


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