Kaguya-sama: Love Is War (film)

Kaguya-sama: Love Is War (Japanese: かぐや様は告らせたい ~天才たちの恋愛頭脳戦~, Hepburn: Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai - Tensai-tachi no Ren'ai Zunōsen) is a 2019 Japanese film adaptation of a manga series of the same name by Aka Akasaka. It is directed by Hayato Kawai, distributed by Toho. On February 21, 2019, Shueisha announced that a live-action film adaptation for the series is in production. The film was premiered in Japan on September 6, 2019. Sho Hirano was announced for the role of Miyuki Shirogane, and Kanna Hashimoto was announced for the role of Kaguya Shinomiya. Hayato Kawai will direct the film, Yūichi Tokunaga wrote the screenplay, and principal photography was conducted for March to April 2019.[2][3][4] The teaser visual poster was unveiled on May 3, 2019.[5]

Kaguya-sama: Love Is War
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Theatrical release poster
Japaneseかぐや様は告らせたい ~天才たちの恋愛頭脳~
HepburnKaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai - Tensai-tachi no Ren'ai Zunōsen
Directed byHayato Kawai
Written byYūichi Tokunaga
Based onKaguya-sama: Love Is War
by Aka Akasaka
Music byKoji Endo
Distributed byToho
Release date
  • September 6, 2019 (2019-09-06)
Running time
120 minutes
Box office¥2 billion
($18.44 million)[1]


Student council president Miyuki Shirogane and vice-president Kaguya Shinomiya appear to be the perfect couple. Kaguya is the daughter of a wealthy conglomerate family, and Miyuki is the top student at the school and well-known across the prefecture. Although they like each other, they are too proud to confess their love as they believe whoever does so first would lose. The story follows their many schemes to make the other one confess.



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  2. ^ "かぐや様は告らせたい 天才たちの恋愛頭脳戦". eiga.com (in Japanese). Retrieved February 22, 2019.
  3. ^ Antonio Pineda, Rafael (February 21, 2019). "Kaguya-sama: Love is War Manga Gets Live-Action Film in September". Anime News Network. Retrieved February 21, 2019.
  4. ^ "平野紫耀主演で「かぐや様は告らせたい」実写映画化!ヒロインは橋本環奈". ステージナタリー. February 21, 2019. Retrieved February 21, 2019.
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  6. ^ Hodgkins, Crystalyn (May 13, 2019). "Live-Action Kaguya-sama: Love is War Film Casts Hayato Sano". Anime News Network. Retrieved May 14, 2019.
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  8. ^ "平野紫耀×橋本環奈の実写『かぐや様』にアニメ版かぐや役の古賀葵が出演". Cinra.net. Retrieved June 17, 2019.

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