Live-Action Kyō no Kira-kun Film's Trailer Previews Theme Song
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The official website of the live-action film adaptation of Rin Mikimoto's shōjo manga series Kyō no Kira-kun (Today's Kira-kun) began streaming a trailer and new visual for the film on Tuesday. The video reveals and previews the film's theme song "Ima Made Kimi ga Naita Bun Torimodosou" (I'll Take Back All the Times You Cried) by Alexandros.
The visual reveals that Shōno Hayama (lower left in picture above) will play Yabe, and Yuna Taira (lower right) will play Rei. Miura Reiko and Ken Yasuda have also been cast for the film.
Taishi Nakagawa (upper left in picture above) and Marie Iitoyo (upper right) will star as Kira and Nino, respectively. Nakagawa starred as Kiyoshi in the live-action Prison School television series, as well as Ryōta Watari in the Your Lie in April live-action film. Iitoyo played Tsuruko in the live-action anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day special and Kira Asō in the live-action Mars television series and film.
The film opens in Japan on February 25. Taisuke Kawamura (live-action Kuragehime) will direct the film.
The story follows an eccentric girl named Nino who keeps a parrot on her shoulder and a carouser named Kira who passes his days with nonsense. Nino and Kira's houses are next to each other but they have never spoken, until one day Nino finds out Kira's secret and their fates intertwine.
Mikimoto launched the series in Bessatsu Friend in 2011, and ended the series in August 2014. Kodansha published the manga's ninth and final compiled volume in October 2014.
Mikimoto's shōjo manga series Kin Kyori Renai received a live-action film adaptation in October 2014.
Source: Comic Natalie