Based on the manga series by Takano Ichigo, Orange Manga (finally!) comes to life in a live-action, teen fantasy drama. The movie, which was released on December 12, 2015 in Japan, was directed by Kojiro Hashimoto and Produced by Toho.
One day, 16-year old Takamiya Naho, receives a letter from herself ? ten years into the future. As Naho reads the letter, she learns about events that will happen, which coincidentally starts on the day she meets a new transfer student- Naruse Kakeru.
Set within the beautiful Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture in Japan, this time-travel story encompasses love, friendship, and living life without regrets to its fullest. ?
Starring Tao Tsuchiya, who is known for her role as Makimachi Misao in the films Rurouni Kenshin ? Kyoto Inferno and Rurouni Kenshin ? The Legend Ends, she plays Orange?s main protagonist, 16-year old Naho Takamiya. She is joined by Kento Yamazaki, who recently played L in the TV adaptation of Death Note, who will be playing Naruse Kakeru. Tsuchiya and Yamazaki are joined by a talented supporting cast made up of the following actors:
- ????????Ryo Ryusei (Ouran High Host Club) as Hiroto Suwa
- ????????Hirona Yamazaki (Kangoku Gakuen / Prison School) as Takako Chino
- ????????Dori Sakurada (The Werewolf Game: The Beast Side) as Saku Hagita
- ????????Kurumi Shimizu (Far Away, So Close) as Azusa Murasaka
- ????????Erina Mano (The Next Generation Patlabor: Shuto) as Rio Ueda
- ????????Shingo Tsurumi (Deadman Inferno) as K?ji Nakano
- ????????Yoko Moriguchi (Kageri Yuku Natsu) as Miyu Naruse
- ????????Reiko Kusamura (7 Days of Himawari and Her Puppies) as Hatsuno Naruse
As you can see, the cast of Orange live ? action drama is known to frequent drama movies and series and make fans cry. Make sure to have a box of tissue (and maybe even someone to hug) beside you as this movie is definitely a tear-jerker. Stream Orange Movie with english – subs here for free.
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