The live-action movie of Your Lie in April will be screened across Japan in September 10, 2016. The teaser video shows leading actors Suzu Hirose and Kento Yamazaki!
Suzu Hirose, a rising star in dramas, movies and commercials, is cast as the heroine Kaori Miyazono, a free-spirited violinist with a strong personality. The actress went famous with Umimachi Diary (Seaside Town Diary).
Kento Yamazaki plays Kōsei Arima, a genius pianist who finds himself attracted to Kaori. Yamazaki is also a popular actor who has appeared in TV drama NHK Renzoku Terebi Shōsetsu (NHK serial TV novel), Mare, and the movies Heroine Shikkaku (No Longer Heroine) and Orange – Orenji.
Both actors have won the Japan Academy Prize for Newcomer of the Year in the 39th Japan Academy Prize.
Anna Ishii in E-girls acts as Tsubaki Sawabe, one of Kōsei’s childhood friends who is in love with him. Ishii plays the lead in the movie Girls Step. Taishi Nakagawa who is heading the cast in Minami-kun no Koibito (Minami’s sweetheart) plays the role of Ryōta Watari.
The movie Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso (Your Lie in April) is based on the manga series written and illustrated by Naoshi Arakawa. The series was serialized in Monthly Shōnen Magazine (published by Kōdansha). From 2014 to 2015, its TV anime adaptation was aired in Noitamina, a Fuji Television midnight programming block devoted to anime.