The first of the two trailer posts for the weekend where Japan finally gets to experience 12 Years a Slave (congrats go to the filmmakers for winning big at the Oscars) there are lots of adaptations of feel-good books, anime and what not. In this first trailer post we have the live-action Silver Spoon and Doraemon but more interesting is The Court of Zeus from Gen Takahashi.
Japanese: 銀の匙 Silver Spoon
Romaji: Gin no Saji Shiruba Supun
Running Time: 111 mins.
Release Date: March 07th, 2014 (Japan)
Director: Keisuke Yoshida
Writer: Ryo Takada (Screenplay), Hiromu Arakawa (Manga)
Starring: Kento Nakajima, Alice Hirose, Tomohiro Ichikawa, Haru Kuroki, Kazue Fukiishi, Mitsuru Fukikoshi, Sho Aikawa, Riki Takeuchi, Renji Ishibashi
Hiromu Arakawa is famous amongst anime and manga fans for Full Metal Alchemist but what some may not realise is that she has created other titles like Silver Spoon which has become a favourite amongst anibloggers. I’ve read that she grew up on a farm which explains why she created a farm story… Anyway, the movie adaptation has some great named in the cast like Haru Kuroki, Mitsuru Fukikoshi and Sho Aikawa.
Yugo Hachiken (Nakajima) is an ace at studying and believes that he can attend any school around the country and succeed. Then he heads to Ooejo agricultural high school and finds that he’s completely lost while his classmates, who are from farming families, are totally fine. They know what they want to do with their lives while Yugo flounders. To succeed, Yugo begins to get to know the other students and rural life. As he must studies harder and interacts with others more, he grows as a person.
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