New trailer released for Masaki Suda & Kenta Kiritani’s film “Hibana: Spark”

A brand new trailer has been released for the upcoming film “Hibana: Spark” starring Masaki Suda and Kenta Kiritani. 

The film is based off of the novel “Hibana” written by Naoki Matayoshi. Published in March 2015, it was an instant success winning the famed “153rd Akutagawa Award”.  Last year the film was adapted into a Netflix drama series which starred Kento Hayashi and  Kazuki Namioka.

Masaki Suda plays the role of “Tokunaga”, a rookie comedian who is very unpopular. While attempting to increase his popularity Tokunaga crosses paths with “Kamiya” (Kenta Kiritani) who is a senior comedian. Kamiya’s style of comedy is quite racy, not afraid to liberally use foul language. However, he undeniably has very strong comedic timing and has crafted his humor well. Tokunaga is drawn to this and asks Kamiya to become his mentor. Kamiya accepts the offer, and regularly coaches Tokunaga while the two drink.

Slowly but surly Tokunaga starts to gain popularity as a duo with his partner Obayashi (Masaki Miura). While Tokunaga begins to raise, Kamiya falters and has to come to terms with many of his own personal issues. He falls into dept and then suddenly disappears.

“Hibana: Spark” will hit Japanese theaters nationwide on November 23rd. Watch the trailer below!

(via natalie)

  • Comments

    • Dalooshe

      I love their chemistry <33 But I still want that au momotaro ad movie!!!

    • serina

      I wish sometani shota had been cast in this, I love kiritani kenta but I can’t watch anything with suda anymore, he’s everywhere, I hope this overexposure does not hurt his career.

    • Matcha

      Masaki, you bastard!

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    • angel223_

      Suda Masaki is becoming Yamazaki Kento version 2.0

    • SnowDrop

      I’m a bit torn about this. On the one hand, I really like the story so I’m interested in seeing this but…I adored Hayashi and Namioka in the series so much I’m not sure I can enjoy any other actors in those roles :/