Philippine television channel Kapamilya Channel revealed in an advert on Wednesday that it will air the live-action film adaptation of Naoshi Arakawa‘s Your Lie in April (Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso) manga in the Philippines this Saturday at 11:00 p.m.

The film opened in Japan in September 2016 and earned 245 million yen (about US$2.40 million) by selling 200,000 tickets to rank #3 in its opening weekend. Pioneer Films opened the film in the Philippines in December 2016. ABS-CBN‘s now-defunct Asianovela Channel beforehand aired the film in September 2018.

Kento Yamazaki (Orange live-action film’s Kakeru, Death Note live-action sequence’ L) carried out principal character Kōsei Arima, whereas Suzu Hirose (Chihayafuru: Shimo no Ku‘s Chihaya, Umimachi Diary live-action film’s Suzu) carried out heroine Kaori Miyazono. E-girls all-female pop group member Anna Ishii carried out Kōsei’s childhood pal Tsubaki Sawabe, and Taishi Nakagawa (Ao Oni ver.2.0’s Hiroshi, Minami-kun no Koibito ~My Little Lover live-action sequence’ Minami) carried out Ryōta Watari. Other solid members included Rei Dan as Kōsei’s mother Saki Arima, and Yuka Itaya as Hiroko Seto, Saki’s colleague and Kōsei’s guardian.

Boku no Hatsukoi wo Kimi ni Sasagu and Kiyoku Yawaku live-action romance film director Takehiko Shinjō directed off scripts by Strawberry Night live-action sequence scriptwriter Yukari Tatsui. Ryo Yoshimata composed the film’s music. Ikimono-gakari carried out the film’s theme tune “Last Scene.”

Arakawa’s distinctive manga follows Kōsei Arima, a former infant prodigy who misplaced his means to play the piano when his mother died. His each day life is monochrome, nevertheless it begins to understand coloration when he meets a female violinist by probability. Kaori Miyazono is an audacious go-getter who’s overflowing with character. Enchanted by the lady, Kōsei begins to rediscover his love for piano when Kaori invites him to be her accompanist for a contest.

The manga debuted in Kodansha‘s Monthly Shonen Magazine in 2011, and ended in February 2015. Kodansha printed the eleventh and shutting compiled amount in Japan in May 2015, which shipped with an OVA episode. The sequence acquired the Best Shōnen Manga class in Kodansha‘s thirty seventh Annual Manga Awards in 2013. A television anime sequence adaptation of Arakawa’s manga premiered in 2014. HERO TV aired the anime from April to May 2016.

Source: Anime Pilipinas’ YouTube channel