‘Ao Haru Ride’ Live-Action Film Releases First Trailer

TOHO releases its first teaser trailer on Friday for the live-action film adaptation of Io Sakisaka’s Ao Haru Ride (Blue Spring Ride) manga. Tsubasa Honda plays Futaba Yoshioka, a girl who experienced her first love with a boy named Ko Tanaka, (Masahiro Higashide) while in middle school. However, after a misunderstanding, their relationship as friends ends when he transfers schools over summer vacation. In high school, her world is turned around once again when she meets Kō again, this time under the name of Kō Mabuchi.

Set to be released on Dec 13, the film is directed by Takahiro Miki (Solanin, Hidamari no Kanojo, Bokura Ga Ita) with the script written by Tomoko Yoshida (Gaku, Kanojo wa Uso o Ai Shisugiteru).

You can check out the teaser trailer and other info below the cut.

The trailer’s narration:

Blue Spring is… the radiance of the moment. Blue Spring is… sweet, dazzling. Blue Spring is… fragile, painful, fleeting. Blue Spring is… always making mistakes.

Other cast for the film includes Yua Shinkawa as Shūko Murao, Ryo Yoshizawa as Aya Kominato, Izumi Fujimoto as Yūri Makita, Yū Koyanagi as Yōichi Tanaka, Yudai Chiba as Tōma Kikuchi, and Mitsuki Takahata as Yū Narumi.