Anime Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! Live-Action News

Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! 09/25 Live-Action Trailer Released

The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected the entertainment industry globally. It resulted in premieres getting delayed, shoots stopping midway, and productions coming to a halt.

Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! Live-Action Film was initially slated to release in Japanese theatres on May 15 but was delayed due to the pandemic.

The official Twitter account and website for the Live-action film had informed fans that it would premiere on September 25 and released an exclusive video for the announcements.

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Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!

The official website for the Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! Live-Action Film released a full trailer for the September 25 film yesterday.

Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!

Mbichike & participating theatres will also begin the sale of MoviTicke Cards on Friday. These cards retailing at 1500 yen will be accompanied by one of three randomly distributed animation flipbooks (for Asakusa, Mizusaki, and Kanamori)

Other retailers offering advanced tickets for the live-action film are also offering a list of promotional material.

  • 7-Eleven Japan’s 7net service is selling advance ticket passes with an acrylic keychain
  • Rakuten Ticket service sells the advance ticket passes with one of the three student ID cards from the series.

The Live-Action film will see a returning cast and staff from the TV show it inspired in April 2020, with Tsutomu Hanabusa as the director.

The Nogizaka46 idol group members Minami Umezawa, Asuka Saitō, and Mizuki Yamashita star in the film as Sayaka Kanamori, Midori Asakusa, and Tsubame Mizusaki respectively. They also perform the film’s theme song “Fantastic Sanshoku Pan” (Fantastic Three-Filling Bun).

Other cast members include

Sakurako KonishiStudent Council President Tōru Dōtonbori
Ema GraceStudent Council Secretary Sowande Sakaki
Riko FukumotoAttack Squad Leader Hisashi Ashima
Ryō MatsuzakiStudent Council Treasurer Shunya Ō
Masayuki DeaiAsakasa
Masahiro TakashimaFujimoto-sensei
Minami HamabeHaruko, Weather Club Member
Mizuki ItagakiOno, Member of the Robot Club that has requested Eizouken to make an anime
Hiyori SakuradaDōmeki, an audio club member who wants to collaborate with Eizouken on anime production
Eiji AkasoKobayashi, Robot Club Member
Yura SomenoTakanashi, Member of the Robot Club
Yuki KamedaAzuhata, Member of the Robot Club
Mirai Kawazu, Member of the Weather Club
Wakana MatsumotoTsubame’s mother
Sō YamanakaTsubame’s father

Meanwhile, if you want to know more about the anime counterpart of Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken, do check my post on season 2: Everything you need to know about Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! Season 2.

About Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!

Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Sumito Ōwara. It has been adapted into an anime and a tv series. 

Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! Live Action Film releases on 25 September
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The anime television series adaptation released on January 5, 2020, with 12 episodes, last one being aired on March 22, 2020. It follows the lives of three high-school girls trying to make an anime of their very own.

The main cast consists of the nerdy Midori Asakusa, the exuberant Tsubame Mizusaki, and the deadpan Sayaka Kanamori.

Source: Twitter, Official Website

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