Get your tissues ready, because you might be tearing up a lot later this year as Kodansha’s Comic Plus twitter page made one very important announcement, and it concerns the live-action film adaptation of Naoshi Arakawa’s beautiful musical manga, Your Lie in April, which now has a release date, and it will be slated for September 2016.
— 講談社コミックプラス (@ComicPlus) January 29, 2016
ts live-action movie adaptation will star Kento Yamazaki, who is known to fans as L in the live-action Death Note drama series, and he will be playing Kousei Arima. Suzu Hirose, who played Chihayafuru: Shimo no Ku’s Chihaya, will be playing the film’s tragic female lead, Kaori Miyazono, while Japanese pop singer and E-Girls group member, Anna Ishii, will be playing Kousei’s childhood friend, Tsubaki Sawabe. Finally, rounding out the main cast will be Taishi Nakagawa, who will be playing Ryouta Watari.
Takehiko Shinjou will be directing the movie, while Strawberry Night live-action series’ Yukari Tatsui will be writing the scripts. The movie is already guaranteeing that the tears might start flowing, so better be ready when it hits theaters in Japan this September.
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Your Lie in April live-action movie is slated for September