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    YOU SHINE IN THE MOONLIGHT Press Notes and High-Res Photos From Toho

    Photo courtesy of Toho. © 2019 “You Shine in the Moonlight” Film Partners

    Source: Toho Co., Ltd. Official Site: kimitsuki.jp (Japan)

    A SCIFI JAPAN EXCLUSIVE

    Toho Co., Ltd. has provided SciFi Japan with press notes and high-res photos from YOU SHINE IN THE MOONLIGHT (?????????, Kimi wa Tsukiyo ni Hikarikagayaku). Based on the Dengeki Award-winning novel by Tetsuya Sano, the film is a touching romance between a high school girl suffering from an incurable illness and her classmate. YOU SHINE IN THE MOONLIGHT reunites director Sho Tsukikawa and actor Takumi Kitamura from LET ME EAT YOUR PANCREAS.

    Photo courtesy of Toho. © 2019 “You Shine in the Moonlight” Film Partners

    STORY Takuya (Kitamura) meets Mamizu (Mei Nagano), who is hospitalized with an incurable `luminescene disease` that illuminates her body as she approaches death. Since Mamizu can`t leave the hospital, Takumi fills her bucket list and tells her about his experiences. Gradually he falls for Mamizu, but she is near the end of her life. CREDITS Japanese Release Date: March 15, 2019 (Nationwide Roadshow) Running Time: 101 Minutes Cast Mamizu Watarase: Mei Nagano Takuya Okada: Takumi Kitamura Akira Kayama: Shoma Kai Naruko: Honoka Matsumoto Mio Imada: Riko Hirabayashi Nurse Okazaki: Yuka Ritsu: Tomoko Ikuta Kyoko: Kyoko Hasegawa Makoto: Mitsuhiro Oikawa Crew Director: Sho Tsukikawa Executive Producer: Akihiro Yamauchi Producer: Akira Kanbe Original Story: You Shine in the Moonlight by Tetsuya Sano (Media Works Bunko/KADOKAWA) Screenplay: Sho Tsukikawa Cinematography: Hiroo Yanagida Lighting: Yasushi Miyao Editor: Naoya Bando Theme Song: "Mitsu no Tsuki -for the film-" by Sekai no Owari Production Company: 2019 “You Shine in the Moonlight” Film Partners Production Studio: Toho Pictures Distribution (Japan): Toho International Sales: Toho © 2019 “You Shine in the Moonlight” Film Partners

    Photo courtesy of Toho. © 2019 “You Shine in the Moonlight” Film Partners
    Photo courtesy of Toho. © 2019 “You Shine in the Moonlight” Film Partners
    Photo courtesy of Toho. © 2019 “You Shine in the Moonlight” Film Partners
    Photo courtesy of Toho. © 2019 “You Shine in the Moonlight” Film Partners
    Photo courtesy of Toho. © 2019 “You Shine in the Moonlight” Film Partners
    Photo courtesy of Toho. © 2019 “You Shine in the Moonlight” Film Partners
    Photo courtesy of Toho. © 2019 “You Shine in the Moonlight” Film Partners
    Photo courtesy of Toho. © 2019 “You Shine in the Moonlight” Film Partners
    Photo courtesy of Toho. © 2019 “You Shine in the Moonlight” Film Partners
    Logo courtesy of Toho. © 2019 “You Shine in the Moonlight” Film Partners

    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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