By Takehiko SHINJO

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Romance - Completed 2019

A superstar actor and an ordinary girl fall in love ?!
A Cinderella miracle that every girl dreams about—

Based on a popular manga of the same title whose trade paperback sold over 2.6 million copies.

    • Year of production
    • 2019
    • Genres
    • Romance
    • Countries
    • JAPAN
    • Languages
    • Duration
    • 113 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Takehiko SHINJO
    • Writer(s)
    • Haruka OHKITA
    • Synopsis
      In Roman Holiday (1953), it was a princess and a reporter. In Pretty Woman (1990), a millionaire and a prostitute. In Notting Hill (1999), a successful actress and a dowdy bookshop owner. There are numerous timeless romantic masterpieces that remain popular even today about fateful lovers from different backgrounds. As one in a lineup of the 2020 New Year’s films, another fantastic romance movie about “love between unequals” is released!
      It is based on a successful manga series by Rin Mikimoto still running on Bessatsu Friend (Kodansha). Ryota Katayose, the main vocals for GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE, plays the superstar actor Kaede Ayase. Katayose’s SNS accounts are said to be ones of the most influential of all Asian celebrities’, and his popularity and activities are expanding both domestic and abroad. In the role of Hinana is Kanna Hashimoto, who boasts a massive following of teenagers. She challenges herself to deliver a realistic performance as an ordinary girl who falls in love with a celebrity. And Gordon Maeda, an up-and-coming actor enjoying the spotlight these days who made his first appearance in a drama series, No Side Game on TBS, landed the role of Akira Hamabe, Hinana’s childhood friend.
      A fateful encounter between a superstar and an ordinary girl. The attractive people who surround the lovers that face various obstacles, misunderstandings, and a heartbreaking farewell... The exhilarating & intoxicating & enchanting story will make your heart flutter like a rollercoaster ride! This winter, the curtain rises on a fantastic, romantic Cinderella love story straight out of the

      Hinana Hanazawa (Kanna Hashimoto) has a reputation for being super serious and no-nonsense. But contrary to popular belief, she is, in fact, a daydreamer who fantasizes about falling in love with a knight in shining armor, fairy-tale fashion. One day, Kaede Ayase (Ryota Katayose), a superstar actor, comes for a film shoot. Hinana, who participates in the shoot as an extra, notices Kaede ogling the girls’ booties! Truth be told, he has “butt” fetish! Although Hinana is caught off guard by the revelation, she finds herself drawn to the unpretentious and kind Kaede. On the other hand, Kaede also starts falling for Hinana’s straightforwardness... A clandestine romance between an actor and an ordinary girl. A secret that they have to protect at all costs!! Hinana and Kaede, who lead completely different l ives, must face one unexpected obstacle after another. Then one day, Akira Hamabe, Hinana’s childhood friend who has always been in love with her, declares war on Kaede. What does fate have in store for these youth in love?!
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