Aozora Yell Live-Action Film's 3 Ads Preview Themes of Love, Youth, Cheering
posted on by Jordain Haley-Banez
TOHO film's official YouTube channel streamed three new commercials on Wednesday for the live-action film of Kazune Kawahara's Aozora Yell (Yell for the Blue Sky) manga. The first ad is a "youth" version, the second is a "love" version, and the third is a "cheering" version. These three themes are illustrated in each trailer. The film debuted in Japanese theaters on Saturday.
The film's main cast includes: Tao Tsuchiya (live-action Ouran High School Host Club's Renge Hōshakuji, Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends' Makimachi Misao, pictured center) as Tsubasa Ono, Ryōma Takeuchi (Kamen Rider Drive's Shinnosuke Tomari/Kamen Rider Drive, right) as Daisuke Yamada, and Shōno Hayama (live-action Tsuri Baka Nisshi's Shintaro Tsuozumi, younger brother of Tsuchiya's character in Mare television series, left) as Aki Mizushima.
Additional cast for the film includes:
Fujiko Kojima as Hitomi Kasuga
Airi Matsui as Himari Wakita
Yūna Taira as Akane Sawa
Yuki Yamada as Kōta Usui
Mirai Shida as Yūka Mori
Takahiro Miki (live-action Blue Spring Ride, live-action Solanin) is directing the film, and TOHO Pictures is producing the film. whiteeeen is performing the theme song “Kiseki ~Mirai e~” (To the Wonderful Future).
The story of the manga centers on Tsubasa, a girl who saw an inspirational brass band performance at the finals of the Japanese high school baseball championships one summer. Tsubasa vows to join the band when she enters high school, and she happens to meet a certain boy there.