Some supporting cast details have finally been revealed for the “Yamikin Ushijima-kun” movie that was announced last August. AKB48’s Oshima Yuko (23) has been cast as the heroine of the story, playing a young woman who has to shoulder her mother’s debt.
Starring Yamada Takayuki (28), “Yamikin Ushijima-kun” was a 2010 television drama adaptation of a manga by Manabe Shohei. Yamada plays a ruthless loan shark named Ushijima, and the story depicts the unfortunate lives of the people he collects from.
Oshima plays Suzuki Mirai, who begins working part-time at a “dating cafe” in order to pay off part of her mother’s debt. Hayashi Kento (21) plays the greedy and ambitious Jun, a leader of an event group who will do anything to get ahead in life.
The movie is set for an August 25 release date.