Tsubasa Honda (GTO, Andō-Roid ~A.I. knows Love?
) and Masahiro Higashide (Amachan, Gochisōsan
) will star in the live-action film
of Io Sakisaka
manga Ao Haru Ride
. Honda personally wanted to look more like the story's heroine Futaba, so she gave herself 20-centimeter (about eight-inch) hair extensions.
The story revolves around Futaba Yoshioka, a girl who was in love with a boy named Kō Tanaka (played by Higashide) in middle school. However, after a misunderstanding, their relationship as friends ends when he transfers schools over summer vacation. In high school, her world is turned around once again when she meets Kō again, this time under the name of Kō Mabuchi.( Collapse )