Daikichi: The Movie’s Trailer Released!

Daikichi: I’m being harassed by the sexiest man of the year- THE MOVIE: In Spain will be released this Fall on October 9th, 2021. The movie is based on the Japanese yaoi manga series written by Hashigo Surabi. The announcement video was released this Thursday. The theme song of the anime will be Kawari Yuku Mono Kawaranai Mono.

The film will be directed by Naoyuki Tatsuwa, whose famous works include Nisekoi- False Alarm and Gourmet Girl Graffiti. Yoshimi Narita is responsible for the screenplay. Minako Shiba, whose famous works include Black Butler and Senri Kawaguchi, is responsible for designing the characters. The music will be composed by Masaru Yokoyama, whose famous works include Fruits Basket and Horimiya. The film will be animated by Cloverworks and distributed by Aniplex.

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The story is about a successful and proud actor, Takato Saijyo, who has been the “Number one man I want to be hugged by” for five years. But to his surprise, he is informed that a young actor has replaced him in the sixth year. He is shocked to know that the actor who replaced him is Junto Azumaya, whom he advised last year! Both of them are now acting in a movie together, where Azumaya has the lead role. He is now filled with envy and bitterness, but he can’t do anything at all. But this is not the end of it. Azumaya confesses that he has been in love with Takato since the day he gave him advice.

The Daikichi movie cast will include Yuki Ono as Junta Azumaya, Hiroki Takahashi as Takato Saijyo, Kousuke Toriumi as Kazumi Usuka, Wataru Hatari as Kiyotaka Arisu, Takuya Sato as Chihiro Tyagi, Yuma Uchida as Ryo narumiya.

The TV Anime was premiered in Japan in October 2018. Aniplex America streamed it on Crunchyroll while it was being aired. The anime had 13 episodes.