The official website for the live-action film adaptation of Ai Kozaki‘s Asahinagu sports manga began streaming a trailer for the film on Tuesday. The video previews the film’s story, showing how the naginata team is affected by the loss of their upperclassman and ace Maharu Miyaji.
Those who pre-purchase a ticket for the film starting on Friday will get one of eight available variant covers for the manga’s first to eighth volume, which depict the film’s cast emulating the poses of their respective characters on the cover.
The film will open in Japan on September 22.
The cast members include:
Nanase Nishino as Asahi Tōjima Mai Shiraishi as Maharu Miyaji Reika Sakurai as Shōko Yasomura Sayuri Matsumura as Sakura Konno Marika Itō as Eri Nogami Erika Ikuta as Nene Ichidō Yuzu Higuchi as Jun Sagae Hinako Kitano as Tsugumi Matobayashi Yūki Morinaga as Natsuyuki Miyaji Kazue Tsunogae as Director Yoda Miu Tomita as Fumino Ookura Yūna Miyata as Eiko Misu Kaori Matsuda as Makoto Andō Tomoya Nakamura as Kobayashi Sensei Noriko Eguchi as Jukei Kana Nakada as Asahi’s classmate 1 Yūri Saitō as Asahi’s classmate 2 Kiyo Matsumoto as Saori Mizuno Maya Okano as Akiko