Your Lie in April Live-Action Film's New Clip Shows Kōsei, Kaori's On-Stage Performance

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Kento Yamazaki, Suzu Hirose star in film opening on September 10

The official website of the live-action film adaptation of Naoshi Arakawa's Your Lie in April (Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso) manga began streaming a new clip from the film on Wednesday featuring Kaori (played by Suzu Hirose) and Kōsei (played by Kento Yamazaki) performing Camille Saint-Saëns' "Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso" on stage.

The film will open in Japan on September 10.

The film also stars E-girls all-female pop group member Anna Ishii as Kōsei's childhood friend Tsubaki Sawabe and Taishi Nakagawa (Ao Oni ver.2.0's Hiroshi, Minami-kun no Koibito ~my little lover live-action series' Minami) as Ryōta Watari. Other cast members include Rei Dan as Kōsei's mother Saki Arima, and Yuka Itaya as Hiroko Seto, Saki's colleague and Kōsei's guardian. Masahiro Komoto and Hirotaro Honda also have roles in the film.

Boku no Hatsukoi wo Kimi ni Sasagu and Kiyoku Yawaku live-action romance film director Takehiko Shinjō is directing off scripts by Strawberry Night live-action series scriptwriter Yukari Tatsui. Ryo Yoshimata is composing the film's music. Ikimono-gakari will perform the film's theme song "Last Scene."

In the original manga's story, the two characters are junior high school students, but Kōsei and Kaori will be second-year high school students in the film. Yamazaki and Hirose began practicing piano and violin about half a year before the start of filming.

Source: Comic Natalie

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