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Live-Action Ai Ore! Film's Preview Video Streamed

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Korean idols DGNA perform theme; film of Mayu Shinjo's manga to open in August

The Movie Collection website began streaming a preview video for the live-action film adaptation of Mayu Shinjo's Ai Ore! Love Me! (Ai o Utau yori Ore ni Oborero!) shōjo romance manga on Monday. The 100-second trailer features the film's theme song "Ikenai 1-2-3" by the Korean male idol group DGNA.

DGNA member Karam stars as Akira Shiraishi, the male "princess" of an all-boys school. Actress Ito Ōno (High School Debut) plays Mizuki Sakurazaka, the female "prince" of her all-girls school and the lead guitarist in an all-girl rock band. Akira wants to join Mizuki's band Blaue Rosen when the band's lead singer moves overseas, but first he has to overcome Mizuki's suspicious misgivings.

"Ikenai 1-2-3" is DGNA's first theme song for a Japanese film. The film itself will open in Japan on August 25.

Viz Media published the third and final volume of Ai o Utau yori Ore ni Oborero! under the title Ai Ore in North America last November. Viz also publishes the Ai-Ore! Danshikō no Hime to Joshikō no Ōji sequel (under the same Ai Ore title), and the company published the third volume in that series last week. Viz Media has also published and Shinjo's Sensual Phrase manga.

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