On Tuesday, Aug 18 the official website for the live-action film of Kyoko Okazaki‘s Georama Boy Panorama Girl manga began streaming a trailer for the film. The trailer reveals the film’s November 6 opening date, and it also shows how the main leads’ relationship evolves from an unusual first meeting.
Anna Yamada (live-action Saki) will play Shibuya Haruko, and Jin Suzuki will play Kanagawa Kenichi in his first starring role for a film.
The manga’s romance story centres on the relationship between ordinary high school girl Haruko and Kenichi, a boy who suddenly quit school.
Natsuki Seta (live-action Tokyo Alice, Setoutsumi series) is directing the adaptation and writing the script.
Okazaki serialized the manga in Magazine House‘s Heibon Punch magazine from February to October 1988, when the magazine suspended publication. Magazine House released the manga’s compiled book volume in April 1989.
Okazaki’s Helter Skelter manga inspired a live-action film in July 2012, her River’s Edge manga inspired a live-action film in February 2018, and her Chiwawa-chan manga inspired a live-action film in January 2019.