It has been announced that the manga "Gin no Saji
" will be adapted to a live action movie, set to be released to theaters in spring 2014. Nakajima Kento, from idol group Sexy Zone, was cast as the protagonist Hachiken Yugo. Hirose Arisu was cast as the heroine Mikage Aki. The movie is directed by Yoshida Keisuke and filming started this month in Obhiro
, Hokkaido, which is also where the manga is based on.
The manga started serialization in Shounen Sunday in 2011 and has won various awards including the Manga Taishou
in 2012. Eight volumes have been published so far with a currently airing TV anime adaptation
that started in July 2013.
Official movie website: http://www.ginsaji-movie.com/
Source: Cinema Today