Takenouchi Yutaka to star in 'Nishino Yukihiko no Koi to Bouken' film adaptation
The women who will be involved in love relationships with Takenouchi's character will be played by actresses Ono Machiko, Narumi Riko, Kimura Fumino, Honda Tsubasa, Aso Kumiko, Agawa Sawako, and Nakamura Yurika. It will be directed by Iguchi Nami and is scheduled to open in theaters sometime in February of 2014.
The story of 'Nishino Yukihiko no Koi to Bouken' revolves around a man named 'Nishino Yukihiko', who wanders around looking for true love. The story is told from the perspectives of different women that he is involved with. Nishino is handsome, hardworking, good in bed, and is without a question kind to women. Although he is popular with women, the women are always the ones who leave him in the end.
In the movie, Ono will play Nishino's superior, Narumi and Kimura will play his neighbors, Honda will play his ex-girlfriend, Aso will play the married woman he fell in love with 10 years ago, Agawa will play a housewife who falls in love with him at a cooking school, and Nakamura will play a 15-year-old girl who holds the key to the story.
Regarding the cast, Takenouchi commented, "They are all wonderful people... It was a very happy movie set." He also shared his thoughts on his role, "As a man myself, there are many things about Nishino Yukihiko that I am having a hard time understanding. As such, since we had a lot of women on set, I received many opinions from them starting with our director. One way or another, I am trying to understand Nishino Yukihiko, who is the ideal man to women."
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