劇場 / Gekijou / Theatre (Lead)

Release date: 17 April 2020
Director: Yukisada Isao
Screenwriter: Horai Ryuta
Music: Sokabe Keiichi
Distributors: Shochiku, Aniplex
Production management: Yoshimoto Kogyo
Official site: gekijyo-movie.com
Official twitter @gekigyo_movie

Synopsis:

Based on the novel of the same name by Matayoshi Naoki, “Gekijou” is a love story that spans a total of 7 years. It tells of the main character Nagata who aims to be a playwright, and his lover Saki who supports him in the pursuit of his dream.

Cast:

Yamazaki Kento as Nagata
Matsuoka Mayu as Saki

Trailer (30s):

Notes:

  • Film was announced on 16 July 2019.
  • Filming started in early June 2020 and most of the scenes were filmed in the Shimo-Kitazawa area.
  • Kento grew out beard/moustache for the first time in his life for this role.
  • First 30s teaser trailer was released on 16 January 2020.