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Monday, March 09, 2009

Inoue Mao
Boku no Hatsukoi calling for extras





My love has a time-limit....

Story
Main character Mayu's first love Takuma is expected to die before he turns 20 because of an illness. Mayu is devoted in providing support for Takuya. Takuya's love is awakened and he starts to distance himself from her. Hearts brushing against each other... feelings not conveyed... the chagrin of youth... the frustration of youth, weariness...
Takuma, burdened with a time limit, and his childhood friend Mayu, yearning for each other, growing up through the pain, a heartrending yet beautiful love story.

Boku no Hatsukoi wo Kimi ni Sasagu (I dedicate my first love to you)
Release : Autumn 2009

Extras Recruitment
Filming Period : Mid-March to end of April
Filming Locations : Tokyo, Kanagawa, Gunma, Nagano.
Extras needed : Role of high school students, junior high school students, parents, teachers, passers-by.
The roles most required are of high school students and parents but they will only take part during spring vacation and weekends. High school students and younger are not allowed to participate in weekday filming.
Minors are welcome, with the consent of guardians.

So Mao is going to play a high school role mostly? I think Mao's look has matured a little but maybe it's just her styling team. Is there an official English title to the manga? Toho is recruiting extras here.

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On Monday, March 09, 2009 9:07:00 PM, Anonymous atskv9 wrote...

Thanks :D I wonder if they would accept some random gaijin in their movie as a passers-by... Too bad I'm not in one of those prefectures :( Glad things are starting to move for this film.

 

On Tuesday, March 10, 2009 6:48:00 AM, Blogger unleashthegeek wrote...

You could just give it a shot :]
You're in Japan now ? It looks like they're starting off in Kiryu City, Gunma, from the 19th to 22nd March.

 

On Tuesday, March 10, 2009 11:42:00 AM, Anonymous atskv9 wrote...

Yeah I am. Lol, I guess I have a decision to make that weekend of filming in Gunma... go there or my original plans of Tokyo :/ Well atleast I know that if I go to Tokyo, Mao won't be there *cries*

 

On Wednesday, March 11, 2009 1:53:00 AM, Blogger unleashthegeek wrote...

Have fun in Japan! :)

Here's a breakdown on the filming in Gunma. There's no guarantee that Mao will be there but with so many days, she must have a few scenes right?

19th March 7:30~17:00 3rd Year Middle School ~ 3rd Year High School. 25 male and female needed.

20th March 7:30~17:00 Same as above

21st March 7:30~17:00 Same as above

22nd March 10:00~17:00 Same as above

22nd March 10:00~17:00 30-50 year olds (role of students' guardians) 25 male and female.

Deadline for application 14th March. And participants will receive a special souvenir.

You can apply directly for the Gunma spots (info here) or the Toho link in the post.

Go for it ! o(^_^)○

 

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