Arashi’s “Pika☆nchi” Returns to Big Screen After 10 Yrs
After two movies, “Pika☆nchi LIFE IS HARD Dakedo HAPPY” in 2002 and “Pika☆☆nchi LIFE IS HARD Dakara HAPPY” in 2004, it was announced that Arashi will star in “Pika☆nchi” latest installment with “Pika☆★☆nchi LIFE IS HARD Tabun HAPPY (version 2.5)“.
In the said movie, Shun (Aiba Masaki), Bon (Matsumoto Jun), Takuma (Ninomiya Kazunari), Haru (Satoshi Ohno), and Chu (Sakurai Sho), will again meet after 10 years due to a certain incident. The five of them will talked about their life during those 10 years that they were separated.
As for doing this movie, Matsumoto commented that they want to do something foolish again for their 15th anniversary since debut while Ninomiya said that the movie was done on a whim so expect it was put on loosely.
V6‘s Inohara Yoshihiko also provided the movie’s draft with Kawahara Masahiko (Pika☆ nchi series, Hachimitsu to Clover) in script, and Kimura Hisashi (Kindaichi Shounen no jikenbo, ATARU) will direct the movie.
The movie will be screened exclusively at Tokyo Dome City Hall for four times a day starting on Aug 1st to 31st. 250,000 audiences are expected to be mobilized.