As the old saying goes, when there’s smoke, there’s fire. Yamapi’s movie rumor is now confirmed!
It was announced that Yamashita Tomohisa will star in “Kinkyori Renai” live movie adaptation.
Written by Mikimoto Rin, the said manga sold 180 million copies in total that depicts the love story between a genius high school girl and a handsome tsundere teacher. Yamapi plays the role of Sakurai Haruka, the handsome tsundere teacher whose known for being popular among women, have huge confidence and pride, and has never been in love.
Rising actress Komatsu Nana plays the role of genius high school girl named Kururugi Uni. Komatsu Nana became popular for her appearance in NTT Docomo’s “d video”.
The said movie have started filming from March to April of this year and is now in editing works.
“I decided to play the role of a tsundere teacher because I never had a role like this. I was also puzzled at first on how to portray the character but because I had talks with the director, I became Haruka,” Yamapi shared.
Joining them, are: Mizukawa Asumi, Johnny’s WEST Kotaki Nozomu, Yamamoto Mizuki, and Arai Hirofumi.
Directed by Kumazawa Naoto (Kimi ni Todoke movie), “Kinkyori Renai” will hit the theaters this October.