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Live-Action Kiss Me at the Stroke of Midnight Film's Trailer Previews Theme Song

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Ryota Katayose, Kanna Hashimoto star in December 6 film

The official website for the live-action film of Rin Mikimoto's Kiss Me at the Stroke of Midnight (Gozen 0-ji, Kiss Shi ni Kite yo) manga. The video previews the film's theme song "One in a Million -Kiseki no Yoru ni-" (A Night of Miracles) by GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE.

The film will open in Japan on December 6. Takehiko Shinjō is directing the film, with a script by Haruka Ōkita.

The cast includes:

  • GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE's Ryota Katayose as Kaede Ayasa
  • Kanna Hashimoto as Hinana Hanazawa
  • Gōdon Maeda as Akira Hamabe
  • Arisa Yagi as Shū Uchida
  • Kenichi Endo as Shigeo Takahashi
  • Sae Okazaki
  • Katsuhiro Suzuki
  • Wakana Sakai

Kodansha Comics publishes the manga in English, and it describes the story of the first volume:

At school, Hinana is an honors student, respected by all her classmates. She's totally above things as juvenile as crushes and dating. Secretly, though, she has but one wish: To have a fairy-tale romance. One day, a super-hot celebrity named Kaede shows up at Hinana's high school to shoot a movie, and it becomes difficult to keep up her act. By pure chance—or y'know, fate!—Kaede reveals his own ridiculous personality to Hinana, and her ordinary life turns breathtakingly romantic! Or just really, really … weird?!

Mikimoto launched the manga in the magazine in 2015, and the 10th volume shipped on April 12. Kodansha Comics published the ninth English volume on August 27. The manga was nominated in the Best Shōjo Manga category for the 43rd annual Manga Awards.

Sources: Kiss Me at the Stroke of Midnight live-action film's website, Comic Natalie

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