The official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of So Yayoi’s fantasy web manga ReLIFE today released a 30-second trailer and also confirmed 19-year-old singer-songwriter Sonoko Inouesings the ED theme song “Sakura” used in the clip. The song is a cover of Foue-member Japanese rock band Ketsumeishi’s 14th single song originally released in February 2005. Shochiku will distribute the film from April 15, 2017.
The manga featuring 27-year-old protagonist Arata Kaizaki who experiences his second high school life
by the ReLife Project has been published on NHN comico’s “comico” website since October 2013 and its
English edition has been also available on Crunchyroll.
43 year-old Takeshi Furusawa, well known for his live-action film adaptation works based on popular shoujo
manga series, such as Kyo, Koi o Hajimemasu (Kanan Minami/2012) and Clover (Toriko Chiya/2014), is
attached to direct on a screenplay by Kumiko Asou (Wakakozake). 18-year-old Taishi Nakagawa (Kiyoshi in
Prison School) portrays the protagonist Arata Kaizaki at age of both 17 and 27. 18-year-old Yuuna Taira
(Akane Sawa in Aozora Yell) is cast as the main heroine Chizuru Hishiro.
Main poster visual
Manga tankobon 1st and 6th volume covers
Source: “ReLIFE” live-action film official website