Hello Creators, long time no see! It's been awhile since I've written an article or two for my kick ass MP family - good to be back, sorry for being gone for so long I know you guys missed me like a bunch (y'all probably didn't even notice I wasn't here) but at least I comeback bearing marvelous news.
I'm sure you all have heard that the funny, music themed school manga Your Lie In April (Shigatsu was Kimi no Uso) by Naoshi Arakawa has a live action film has been stated to release in Japan on September 10th - date subject to change. While this news is great, there is always a little worry that our precious anime/manga won't be done justice in it's live action form.
First pictures of cast are crucial and so are first teasers, so guess what time it is? Oh yeah, teaser time and cast time! Last Friday TOHO opened a website for the film and posted the first teaser for Your Lie In April (Shigatsu was Kimi no Uso) live action film.
Kenton Yamazaki and Suzy Hirose will play the main characters Kousei Arima and Kaori Miyazono. As for the two friends, Anna Ishii is set to play Tsubaki and Taishi Nakagawa as Ryota Watari.
The film is directed by Takehiko Shinjo known for his work on such films as Paradise Kiss (2011) and Heavenly Forest (2006), for the script we have Yukari Tatsui (gamers the Brave, Strawberry Night).
Plot: "tells the life of Kousei Arima, a former child pianist. But after the death of his mother, Kousei is no long able to hear the beautiful sounds of his piano. Two years later he meets violinist, Kaori Miyazono, who brings color and life back into his life. Together along with their two friends, name and name they walk the path of music."
The manga was written/illustrated by Naoshi Arakawa and was later serialized in Kodansha's Monthly Shonēn Magazine from April 2011 to May 2015. Later on A-1 pictures produced a 22 episode anime than ran from October 2014 to March 2015. The only change I see (as of now) is the age difference to the characters. Being that the actors are older, they have changed the characters from being junior high students to second grade high school students.
Last year at the Anime Expo, Aniplex USA released that they will be dubbing the anime series. Directing the dub actors will Patrick Seitz and dubbing by Bang Zoom! Entertainment, so if your one of those people who like dub and wanna catch the anime before live action releases, then swing by the official website and pre-order yourself a copy. Believe me you won't regret it. On blu-ray 3/29!
Well that's it for now let me know what you thought of the trailer in comments below. If you've seen the anime already, do you think their doing a good job with adaption? Are you gonna watch it? I wanna know what you think! So pretty please leave me some comments! Thanks for reading and see ya'll soon!