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Live-Action Kaguya-sama: Love is War Film's 1st Trailer Streamed

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Film opens in Japan on September 6

The official website for the live-action film adaptation of Aka Akasaka's Kaguya-sama: Love is War (Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai - Tensai-tachi no Renai Zunōsen) manga began streaming the film's first full trailer on Saturday.

The film will open on September 6. Hayato Kawai (live-action My Love Story!!, Nisekoi) is directing the film. Yūichi Tokunaga (live-action Tonde Saitama, Princess Jellyfish series) is penning the script.

The film stars:

Additionally, voice actress Aoi Koga, who played Kaguya in the anime adaptation, will have a guest role in the live-action film version as a movie theater employee.

Viz Media is publishing the manga in English, and it describes the story:

All's fair when love is war!
Two geniuses. Two brains. Two hearts. One battle. Who will confess their love first…?!
Kaguya Shinomiya and Miyuki Shirogane are two geniuses who stand atop their prestigious academy's student council, making them the elite among elite. But it's lonely at the top and each has fallen for the other. There's just one huge problem standing in the way of lovey-dovey bliss—they're both too prideful to be the first to confess their romantic feelings and thus become the “loser” in the competition of love! And so begins their daily schemes to force the other to confess first!

The manga inspired a television anime adaptation that premiered on January 12 and aired for 12 episodes. Aniplex of America streamed the series on Hulu, Crunchyroll, and FunimationNOW.

Sources: Kaguya-sama: Love is War film's website, Comic Natalie


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