The staff of the live-action film adaptation of Aka Akasaka’s Kaguya-sama: Love is War have now revealed several new cast members. And yes folks, this includes the one you all have been waiting for, the actress for Chika Fujiwara!

The new cast members include:

(top row, left to right)

  • Natsumi Ikema as Nagisa Kashiwagi
  • Nana Asakawa as Chika Fujiwara
  • Yuutarou as Tsubasa

(bottom row, left to right)

  • Mayu Hotta as Ai Hayasaka
  • Masahiro Takashima as Miyuki’s father
  • Jiro Sato as Shouzou Tanuma/Narrator

Meanwhile, King & Prince idol group member Shou Hirano and Kanna Hashimoto will star as the two protagonists, Miyuki Shirogane and Kaguya Shinomiya respectively. Hayato Sano (live-action 3D Kanojo Real Girl’s Tsuttsun) will be playing the student council treasurer, Yuu Ishigami, for the film. 

Hayato Kawai (live-action My Love Story!!, Nisekoi) is directing the film, with Yuuichi Tokunaga writing the scripts. Principal photography has now begun, and is scheduled to go on until the end of April. It is set to premiere in Japan on 6 September 2019.

Aka Akasaka’s Kaguya-sama: Love is War manga follows the student council of a prestigious academy. Its top student is Miyuki Shirogane, who is also the school’s student council president. He is in love with his Vice President, Kaguya Shinomiya, the school’s #2-ranked student and heiress to the Shinomiya business empire. Actually, both of them like each other, but can neve confess because of sheer pride. To them, whoever confesses loses, so they do a series of “battles” to get the other to confess their love for one another.

source: Comic Natalie