Live-Action Shiratori Reiko de Gozaimasu! Film's Trailer Reveal Theme, Insert Songs

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Boys and Men perform theme song "Forever and Always," insert song "With..."

The official website of the live-action film adaptation of Yumiko Suzuki's Shiratori Reiko de Gozaimasu! (I Am Reiko Shiratori!) romantic comedy manga began streaming a trailer for the film on Wednesday. The video reveals and previews the film's theme song "Forever and Always," and an insert song, "With...," both performed by the Boys and Men idol group, whose members are also cast members in the film.

Tetsuya: I want to introduce you to my parents, so I was wondering if you could come with me, Reiko.
Reiko: Isn't that a proposal!?
Text: The super popular manga Shiratori Reiko de Gozaimasu! that has sold over 17 million copies got its first TV drama in 20 years, and is now being adapted into a film!
Narrator: First came the TV series, and now a movie!
Reiko: I am Reiko Shiratori.
Text: Reiko finally goes to Tetsuya's parents' house!
Mother: Let's have hotpot. Put a handfull in...
Tetsuya: I think she's nervous.
Reiko's Father: Marriage!? I will never allow it!
Reiko: It's almost like Romeo and Juliet!
Text: The world-class rich girl who is in love with Tetsuya - Reiko Shiratori
Text: The normal college student who is Reiko's boyfriend - Tetsuya Akimoto
Tetsuya: The two of us are able to overcome any wall that stands before us!
Reiko: Our love will be even stronger than it is now!
Text: Currently daydreaming...
Narrator: However, the one who appeared in front of her...
Business: It's a pleasure to meet you.
Narrator: Was Kiriu, an elite man who has no interest in anything but business.
Text: The cool and elite son of an established family - Kiichi Kiriu
Tetsuya: What-?
Kiriu: Marry me.
Text: Reiko and a political marriage!?
Kiriu: If you marry me, I'll merge my company with the Shiratori Group.
Reiko's Father: The Shiratori Group is on the verge of collapse. Please understand, Reiko...
Text: She will have to choose either love or reality...
Tetsuya: Reiko. Let's get married.
Reiko: Tetsuya... I can't go...
Tetsuya: I won't let this happen.
Reiko: Love isn't enough to let us do what we want.
Maid: My lady is doing this to save the Shiratori Group!
Tetsuya: I don't know what to do either!!
Text: It can't be overcome with just feelings
Man: I've learned for the first time that this kind of love exists.
Narrator: That world-class rich girl is powered up on the movie screen!
Narrator: Do you believe in a soulmate?
Narrator: Shiratori Reiko de Gozaimasu! The Movie

The film will open on June 11 in Japan.

The film's cast includes:

    Top row, left to right:
  • Mayuko Kawakita as Reiko Shiratori
  • Masaru Mizuno as Tetsuya Akimoto
  • Yutaka Kobayashi as Kiryū
  • Yukihisa Tamura

    Bottom row, left to right:
  • Ikumi Hasamitsu
  • Tatsunori Tsujimoto
  • Shunsuke Tanaka
  • Masato Yoshihara

Most of the cast are reprising their roles from the live-action television series adaptation of the manga, except for Kobayashi and Hasamitsu, who will appear only in the film. Mizuno, Kobayashi, Tamura, Tsujimoto, Tanaka, and Yoshihara are all members of the Boys and Men idol group.

The manga follows the rich, beautiful, and stuck-up Reiko Shiratori, who has been in love with her friend Tetsuya Akimoto since childhood.

The television series premiered in Japan on January 14, and ended on March 17. Crunchyroll streamed the series with English subtitles as it aired in Japan under the title "Shiratori Reiko." The series had 10 30-minute episodes.

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