Wotakoi: Love Is Hard for Otaku (film)

Wotakoi: Love Is Hard for Otaku (ヲタクに恋は難しい, Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii) is a 2020 Japanese romantic comedy film based on the webmanga series of the same name,[1] directed by Yuichi Fukuda and distributed by Toho. It stars Mitsuki Takahata as Narumi and Kento Yamazaki as Hirotaka. It was released in Japanese theaters on February 7, 2020.[2][3][4]

Wotakoi: Love Is Hard for Otaku
Wotakoi- Love Is Hard for Otaku poster.jpg
Film poster
Japaneseヲタクに恋は難しい
HepburnWotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii
Directed byYūichi Fukuda
Produced by
  • Hiroki Wakamatsu
Written byYūichi Fukuda
Based onWotakoi: Love Is Hard for Otaku
by Fujita
Starring
Music by
Cinematography
  • Tetsuya Kudō
  • Yasuyuki Suzuki
Edited by
  • Eri Usuki
Production
company
Distributed byToho
Release date
  • February 7, 2020 (2020-02-07)
Running time
122 minutes
CountryJapan
LanguageJapanese

PlotEdit

Narumi Momose is a female office worker who hides her fujoshi otaku lifestyle. At her new workplace she meets her old childhood friend Hirotaka, a handsome and capable company man who is a game otaku. The two seem perfect for each other, but love is difficult for otaku.

CastEdit

ProductionEdit

On July 26, 2018, a video promoting the sixth volume of the manga revealed that a live-action movie adaptation was in production.[7]

On September 18, 2018, the lead actors were announced: Mitsuki Takahata and Kento Yamazaki to play Narumi and Hirotaka.[8]

First filming began on October 3, 2018 at Sake Dojo Jinya Nakamoto store.[9][10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ヲタクに恋は難しい (in Japanese). Retrieved 2018-10-05.
  2. ^ "ヲタクに恋は難しい". eiga.com (in Japanese). Retrieved September 18, 2018.
  3. ^ 高畑充希×山崎賢人、福田雄一監督作「ヲタクに恋は難しい」で初共演!歌うラブコメに挑戦. eiga.com (in Japanese). Retrieved 2018-10-05.
  4. ^ "高畑充希と山崎賢人「ヲタ恋」実写版で歌って踊る!監督は"ミューヲタ"福田雄一". 映画ナタリー. 株式会社ナターシャ. September 18, 2018. Retrieved September 18, 2018.
  5. ^ 山﨑賢人 映画「ヲタクに恋は難しい」主演決定! (in Japanese). Retrieved 2018-10-05.
  6. ^ "内田真礼、映画『ヲタ恋』で"声優アイドル"本人役出演 鷺巣詩郎×及川眠子のオリジナル曲歌う". ORICON NEWS. Retrieved 2019-12-27.
  7. ^ "Fujita's Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku Manga Gets Live-Action Film". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2018-10-05.
  8. ^ "Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku Live-Action Film Casts Mitsuki Takahata, Kento Yamazaki". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2018-10-05.
  9. ^ 【山崎賢人×高畑充希】ヲタクに恋は難しいの撮影場所(ロケ地)神奈川. geino (in Japanese). 2018-10-03. Retrieved 2018-10-05.
  10. ^ 実写映画『ヲタクに恋は難しい』ロケ地&撮影場所、キャスト、あらすじ!【山﨑賢人×高畑充希】 (in Japanese). Retrieved 2018-10-05.

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