On the 24th, Hey! Say! JUMP’s Yamada Ryosuke attended the mega-hit stage greeting for the movie “Assasination Classroom” held at the TOHO Roponggi Cinema Hills. His first movie starring role is a mega-hit, mobilizing 2.2 million people and grossing 2.5 billion yen as of April 23.
At the event, the movie sequel Ansatsu Kyoushitsu~Sotsugyo Hen~ (Assassination Classroom ~Graduation Edition~) was also announced. The movie will hit cinemas in 2016. A banner was revealed announcing the sequel and was met with great cheers from the venue “Congratulations!” Yamada, who just learned of the sequel decision commented that the office really like suprises.
The trailer for the sequel will be played nationwide starting Saturday’s screenings after the endroll. In addition, the movie will be shown overseas, focusing in Asian countries such as Korea, Hongkong, Taiwan, Singapore among others.