Live-Action Your Lie in April Film\'s English-Subtitled Trailer Posted
began streaming an English-subtitled trailer for the live-action film adaptation of
The film opened in Japan on September 10. The film earned 245 million yen (about US$2.40 million) by selling 200,000 tickets to rank #3 in its opening weekend.
live-action series\' L) played main character Kōsei Arima, while
live-action film\'s Suzu) played heroine Kaori Miyazono. E-girls all-female pop group member Anna Ishii played Kōsei\'s childhood friend Tsubaki Sawabe, and Taishi Nakagawa (
live-action series\' Minami) played Ryōta Watari. Other cast members included
as Kōsei\'s mother Saki Arima, and Yuka Itaya as Hiroko Seto, Saki\'s colleague and Kōsei\'s guardian.
live-action romance film director Takehiko Shinjō directed off scripts by
performed the film\'s theme song "Last Scene."
In the original manga\'s story, the two characters are junior high school students, but Kōsei and Kaori are second-year high school students in the film. Yamazaki (right in visual above) and Hirose (left) began practicing piano and violin about half a year before the start of filming.
A television anime series adaptation of Arakawa\'s manga premiered in 2014.
as it aired in Japan. The company released the series with an English
, with the first Blu-ray Disc released on March 29, and the second volume released on May 31.
Arakawa\'s original shōnen manga follows Kōsei Arima, a former child prodigy who lost his ability to play the piano when his mother died. His daily life is monochrome, but it begins to gain color when he meets a female violinist by chance. Kaori Miyazono is an audacious go-getter who is overflowing with personality. Enchanted by the girl, Kōsei starts to move forward with his own legs at the age of 14.
published the 11th and final compiled volume in Japan in May 2015, which shipped with an
episode. The series won the Best Shōnen Manga category in
is releasing the manga in North America, and released the 10th volume on November 1.
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