Toho has released the full trailer 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. Now in high school, she is set to “reset” her image & life by being as unladylike as possible. However, her world is turned around once again when she meets Kō again, this time under the name of Kō Mabuchi.
As previously reported, Ikimonogakari will be in charge of the theme song for the movie. Titled “Kirari”, the song can be previewed from the trailer.
Ao Haru Ride will be released in Japan on December 13th.
Additional co-stars include Yua Shinkawa as Futaba’s classmate Shuko Murao who’s in love with Ko’s older brother “Tanaka-sensei”, Ryo Yoshizawa as an outgoing boy named Aya Kominato who has a crush on Shuko, Izumi Fujimoto as a girl named Yuri Makita who likes Ko, and Yu Koyanagi as Ko’s older brother Yoichi Tanaka.