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itazurana Kiss THE MOVIE in High School
Having sold over 35 million copies and TV-dramatized in various territories, the comic "ITAZURA NA KISS" is finally coming to the big screen for the first time. Including a new episode that has never been revealed in comics before, this romantic comedy is played by rising stars Kanta SATO as Naoki and Reina VISA as Kotoko.
High school senior Kotoko is hopeless at school for grades, but she has a crush on a gorgeous-looking genius Naoki ever since the freshman year. Though Kotoko gathers the courage to confess her love, he bluntly rejects her miserably in public. By a trick of fate, Kotoko's house is collapsed, and Mr. Irie, a childhood friend of Kotoko's father, invites them to live with his family. And now she learns that the son of Mr. Irie is the love of her life, Naoki...
About the Original Comic
Serialized in 1990s at Bessatsu Margaret and 35 million copies sold (total of 23 volumes), the original comic "Itazura na Kiss" was TV-dramatized locally in Japan (Mischievous Kiss), Taiwan (惡作劇之吻 / It started with a Kiss), Korea (장난스런 KISS / Playful Kiss) and Thailand (Kiss Me รักล้นใจนายแกล้งจุ๊บ) and adapted into animations and stage plays over the years, and it has exploded in popularity in Asian territories. The comic has been read and loved as the bible for girls around the world to this day.
Kanta SATO "HiGH&LOW THE STORY OF S.W.O.R.D."
Reina VISA "Corpse Party"
Original Comic by: Kaoru TADA
Written & Directed by: Minoru MIZOGUCHI
Release in Japan
Part 1 (High school) - Fall 2016 (102 min / Vista / 5.1ch)
Part 2 - TBC
China, Hong Kong and Taiwan
ASIA Pictures Entertainment Inc.
Rest of the World