The live-action movie "The Little Match Girl" (燐寸少女 マッチショウジョ) official web site launch has been lanuched. It will be starring SKE48 Team E member Sato Sumire (佐藤すみれ).
Kobayashi Yutaka, Honda Takafumi and voice actor Ono Kensho
The cast has been revealed on the official web site, includes Japanese male idol group "BOYS AND MEN" members Kobayashi Yutaka (小林豊) and Honda Takafumi (本田剛文), and voice actor Ono Kensho (小野賢章).
The movie will start filming at 6 February 2016, the director will be Uchida Hiroshi (内田浩), , with Ishikawa Kitaji (石川北二) penning the script. Hori Pro will produces the movies. and it will be released at 28 May 2016.
Official web site: http://matchgirl-movie.com/
Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/matchgirl_movie
Official Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/matchgirl_movie/
The movie is based on same name manga "The Little Match Girl", which is published on manga magazine "Young Ace", by manga artist Suzuki Sanami (鈴木小波).
The manga's leading character Rin is a girl who sells matches which could fulfill buyers' dreams by lighting the match, but the cost to make dream come true is their life length, Rin will appear on people with darkness in their hearts.
Note: Manga "The Little Match Girl" is motivated by same same short story “The Little Match Girl” written by Hans Christian Andersen.
SKE48 Team E member Sato Sumire