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Live-Action Hōzuki-san Chi no Aneki Film's Cast Announced

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Momoko Tani stars as Haru in September film adapting Rei Igarashi's manga


The cast and staff for the live-action film adaptation of Ran Igarashi's Hōzuki-san Chi no Aneki manga was announced on Saturday. The staff of the film also announced that the film will open in Japanese theaters in September.

The cast will star:

Momoko Tani as Haru Hōzuki

Tomoya Maeno as Gorō Hōzuki

Kayo Satō as Ai Mizuno

Yukie Kawamura, Hitomi Yoshizaki, Shingo Mizusawa, and Fuyuki Moto will also star in the film.

Rikya Imaizumi will direct the film from scripts by himself and Shō Kataoka. Junichi Soga will score the soundtrack, and Takashi Hamazaki will perform the film's main theme titled, "Kazouku." (family)

Hōzuki-san Chi no Aneki is a brother-sister romantic comedy that follows the daily life of Gorō Hōzuki, a high school boy with an older sister named Haru who is unrelated by blood. Gorō is mortified when the self-centered and lustful Haru plays pranks on him. Igarashi published the four-volume manga in Kadokawa Shoten's Young Ace magazine between 2009-2011. A spinoff series, Hōzuki-san Chi no Aneki: Nano Branch, launched in the 4-Koma Ace magazine in 2011. An anime adaptation of the original manga was announced in 2011, but has yet to air.

Source: [Comic Natalie]


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