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    MURDER AT SHIJINSO Press Notes and High-Res Photos From Toho

    A university Mystery Club must solve a real-life crime in MURDER AT SHIJINSO. Photo courtesy of Toho. ©2019

    Source: Toho Co., Ltd. Official Site: yokoso-shijinsou.jp (Japan)

    A SCIFI JAPAN EXCLUSIVE

    Photo courtesy of Toho. ©2019

    Toho Co., Ltd. has provided SciFi Japan with press notes and high-res photos from MURDER AT SHIJINSO (??????, Shijinso no Satsujin), the feature film adaptation of the award-winning mystery novel by Masahiro Imamura. The movie is directed by Hisashi Kimura, who worked on the popular TRICK movie series and the television drama 99.9-CRIMINAL LAWYER- (99.9-???????-, 99.9 -Keiji Senmon Bengoshi-, 2016-18). MURDER AT SHIJINSO stars Ryunosuke Kamiki (THE GREAT YOKAI WAR, BIG MAN JAPAN, 20TH CENTURY BOYS 3: REDEMPTION, THE KIRISHIMA THING), a talented actor who, at the age of 26, already has a career spanning over 20 years. The heroine, a college student detective, is played by the popular actress Minami Hamabe (YO-KAI WATCH THE MOVIE 2016, MY LITTLE MONSTER, THE GREAT WAR OF ARCHIMEDES). STORY A college student who loves mystery novels joins his university’s Mystery Club to meet an academic requirement. The club goes on a trip to the mountains, staying at a boarding house in Shijinso. Shortly after their arrival they have to solve a real murder. CREDITS Japanese Release Date: December 13, 2019 (Nationwide Roadshow) Run Time: 119 Minutes Cast Yuzuru Hamura: Ryunosuke Kamiki Hiruko Kenzaki: Minami Hamabe Ayumu Shindo: Shono Hayama Mitsuru Shigemoto: Yuma Yamoto Sumie Nabari: Yui Sakuma Mifuyu Shigehara: Anna Yamada Takako Kudamatsu: Reika Oozeki Reika Hoshikawa: Riko Fukumoto Tobio Deme: Muga Tsukaji Rin Takagi: Eri Fuse Yuito Kanno: Tetsuhiro Ikeda Haruya Tatsunami: Yuki Furukawa Kanemitsu Nanamiya: Tokio Emoto Kyosuke Akechi: Tomoya Nakamura Crew Director: Hisashi Kimura Original Story: Murder at Shnjinso by Masahiro Imamura (Published by Tokyo Sogensha) Screenplay: Mitsuharu Makita Theme Song: “Saisei” by Perfume Production Company: "Murder At Shijinso" Film Partners Distributor (Japan): Toho ©2019 "Murder At Shijinso" Film Partners

    Photo courtesy of Toho. ©2019
    Photo courtesy of Toho. ©2019
    Photo courtesy of Toho. ©2019
    Photo courtesy of Toho. ©2019
    Photo courtesy of Toho. ©2019
    Photo courtesy of Toho. ©2019
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    Photo courtesy of Toho. ©2019
    Photo courtesy of Toho. ©2019
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    About Toho Co., Ltd.

    Founded in 1932 and headquartered in Tokyo, Toho Company, Ltd. is one of the leading entertainment conglomerates in Japan. Toho is best known worldwide as the producer of the Godzilla films, as well as most of the films by the world-renowned director, Akira Kurosawa. Besides film production, Toho also distributes Japanese films (earning the highest box office receipts for decades in Japan) as well as foreign films through its subsidiary, owns first class movie theaters throughout Japan, produces legitimate plays and musicals, and has more than 100 entertainment-related subsidiaries.

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