Yama Wayama “Let’s Go Karaoke!” Will be made into a live-action movie in 2023. The director is Nobuhiro Yamashita, and the script is Akiko Nogi.
“Let’s Go Karaoke!” Is a story about the strange friendship between Satomi Oka, the director of the chorus club of Morioka Junior High School, and Kyoji Narita, the assistant to the young head of the 4th festival Hayashigumi. Satomi, the director of the chorus club, is invited to karaoke by a yakuza mad child and asked for a singing lesson.
Satoshi is reluctant to teach singing to mad children, but … After being distributed as a doujinshi in 2019, a book was released by KADOKAWA in September 2020. It has been ranked in various manga awards such as 5th place in the female edition of “This manga is amazing! 2021” and 3rd place in the Manga Award 2021, and the cumulative circulation has exceeded 500,000.
Vayama, who says that the film was drawn from his longing for Japanese cinema, said, “I originally loved the works of director Nobuhiro Yamashita and screenwriter Akiko Nogi so that they will be reborn as a fusion. I’m looking forward to “Let’s Go Karaoke!” In addition, director Yamashita said, “I’m looking forward to being able to create my roots,” men staring at each other, “with the best lineup.”
Furthermore, it is clear that an audition for the fundamental role of Satoshi will be held. We are recruiting men from 12 to 16 years old, regardless of professional or amateur. The application period is from June 13th to July 15th.
Source: Anime News Network