On Monday, Mizonokuchi Law Office released a statement regarding director Yutaka Yamamoto
's filing. According to Mizonokuchi, Yamamoto has no money to pay a debt of over one hundred million yen that Ultra Super Pictures
requested. The reason the company requested this payment is unknown.
Regarding the movie Hakubo
, scheduled to premiere in Fukushima movie theaters on May 24, Yamamoto's lawyer explained that the debt does not affect it, though production may be delayed. Yamamoto will concentrate on completing it for a May 24 premiere.
Yamamoto directed Fractale
, the Senyuu.
, the Wake Up, Girls!
franchise, and more when he was working with Ultra Super Pictures, which owns studio Ordet
Though the Internet is shocked about Yamamoto's filing of "self bankruptcy," he denies it.
Source: Yamamoto's Line Blog