Updated: Sep 25, 2018
The official website for the live-action movie 'Waiting for Spring' ( Harumatsu Bokura) manga released a new poster of the movie.
Based on author Anashin's sweet, romantic manga, Waiting for spring tells a story of about high-school freshman's quest to make friends. Mizuki is a shy girl who’s about to enter high school and vows to open herself up to new friendships. The drama unfolds as she becomes friends with the four stars of the boys’ basketball team, when they drop by the café where she works, the five quickly hit it off. Soon she’s been accidentally thrust into the spotlight, and envied by insecure girls. In the mist of this drama will she expand her mission to include … love?
Bring the story to life is the beautiful ensemble cast Tao Tsuchiya will play the lead role of Mitsuki Haruno. Yūta Koseki will play Mitsuki's childhood friend Aya Kamiyama. Takumi Kitamura, Yū Inaba, Hayato Isomura and Yōsuke Sugino will play the basketball team's "four kings" Towa Asakura, Rui Miyamoto, Kyōsuke Wakamiya, and Ryūji Tada respectively.
The film is directed by Yūichirō Hirakawa (live-action Erased, Rookies the Movie: Graduation) and is writing by Satoko Okazaki (Tiger & Bunny, Yanyan Machiko). Office Crescendo is producing the film, and Warner Brothers Japan is distributing. The film is scheduled for release on 14th Dec in Japan.
Waiting for spring manga was nominated in Kodansha's 41st Manga Awards last year, and the American Library Association's.