In the list of Japanese musical films there are 10 movies that you can watch in 2019. The films are: Dance with Me, Honeybees and Distant Thunder, Walking Man, Love Live! Sunshine!!, My Promise To Nakuhito, Prince of Legend, Shonen Tachi, Chikai no Finale, Chia danshi!!, and Maji Love Kingdom. Please read the storyline of each of these films and don’t forget the schedule can change at any time!
Dance with Me (Dansu Wizu Mi)
Dance with Me (Dansu Wizu Mi) is Japanese Comedy drama Musical movie centered on Shizuka Suzuki (Ayaka Miyoshi) who works at a big trading company. One day, she is hypnotized by someone, and the consequently, every time she hears music, even if it’s a ringtone from a cellphone, he can’t help but sing even dance. After realizing the ridiculousness, Shizuka Suzuki went to meet the person who had hypnotized her to stop the spell attached to her, but he was not there.
Dance with Me (Dansu Wizu Mi) is produced by Altamira Pictures, and distributed by Warner Bros.. Written and directed by Shinobu Yaguchi. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Ayaka Miyoshi, Yu Yashiro, Chay, Takahiro Miura, Tsuyoshi Muro, and Akira Takarada. Reportedly this film aired in Japan in 2019.
Honeybees and Distant Thunder (Mitsubachi to Enrai)
Honeybees and Distant Thunder (Mitsubachi to Enrai) is Japanese Drama Musical Romance movie based on the Riku Onda’s novel of the same name published in 2016 by Gentosha. The story revolves around 4 young pianists: Aya Eiden (Mayu Matsuoka), Akashi Takashima (Tori Matsuzaka), Masaru C Revy Anatoru (Win Morisaki) and Jin Kazama (Oji Suzuka) who compete in the preliminary round of an international piano competition with all the shortcoming and encouragement they have.
Aya Eiden was known as a child prodigy for playing the piano, but her mother, who understood her the most, passed away. Aya Eiden then stopped playing the piano at the age of 13. Now, at the age of 20, Aya Eiden decides to take part in the international piano competition.
Akashi Takashima (Tori Matsuzaka) graduated from a music university, but he now works at a musical instrument store. He enrolls in the international piano competition as a last challenge due to his age.
Masaru C Revy Anatoru (Win Morisaki) attends the Juilliard School. He is favored to win the preliminary round. 16-year-old Jin Kazama (Oji Suzuka) is unknown and appears in the competition. He has a recommendation letter from a late pianist who was recognized as the best in the world.
Honeybees and Distant Thunder (Mitsubachi to Enrai) is distributed by Toho. Directed by Kei Ishikawa, with Riku Onda and Kei Ishikawa was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Mayu Matsuoka, Tori Matsuzaka, Win Morisaki, and Suzuka Oji. Reportedly this film aired in Japan in 2019.
Walking Man is Japanese Drama Musical movie based on real life experiences of rapper Anarchy. The film is centered on Atomu (Shuhei Nomura) who was raised by his mother in a poor environment. He is now a young adult, but he stutters and has timid personality. To support himself, Atomu works part-time for a used junk collecting company. Until Atomu finds inspiration in rap music and his life changes.
Walking Man is distributed by Avex Pictures. Directed by Anarchy, with Mitsuru Uda as producer. Meanwhile, Aki Kajiwara was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Shuhei Nomura. Reportedly this film aired in Japan in 2019.
Love Live! Sunshine!! The School Idol Movie Over The Rainbow
Love Live! Sunshine!! The School Idol Movie Over The Rainbow is Japanese Anime Drama Comedy Musical Sci-fi Idol Youth movie as a spin-off of Love Live! which was launched in April 2015 with music CDs and anime music videos, followed by a manga version in 2016. This anime revolves around a group of nine schoolgirls who become idols in order to save their school from shutting down, just like the idol group from the original series.
Love Live Sunshine!! is set in Uchiura, Numazu, Shizuoka where one of its schools, the seaside Uranohoshi Girls’ Academy, is planned to be shut down and merged with another high school in Numazu. Chika Takami, a girl who lacks desires, is inspired by µ’s to gather friends and form her own school idol group called Aqours. To prevent their school from shutting down, Aqours enters the “Love Live” school idol contest which has become more competitive since µ’s won. When Kanan and Dia disappear while visiting Mari on Italy, Chika and the rest of the Aqours have no choice but to reach the “Belpaese” themselves and search for them.
Love Live! Sunshine!! The School Idol Movie Over The Rainbow is produced by Sunrise, and directed by Kazuo Sakai, with Jukki Hanada was applies as writer. Voices for the main characters in the film include: Arisa Komiya, Rikako Aida, Anju Inami, Nanaka Suwa, Ai Furihata, Shuka Saito, Kanako Takatsuki, Aina Suzuki, and Aika Kobayashi. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on January 4, 2019.
Ai Uta: Yakusoku no Nakuhito (My Promise To Nakuhito)
Ai Uta: Yakusoku no Nakuhito is Japanese Comedy Drama Romance Musical Idol Youth movie based on the song Ai Uta by pop rock group GReeeeN. Tells the story of Toru Norimiya who became an adult without having the courage to love, which changed after he was reunited with Takuya Sato and a poetry.
He meets his old friend Tatsuya (Hiroki Iijima) and he happens to find a poem which changes his fate. Due to these two things, Toru gains the courage to face love. He meets a girl Nagi (Kaya Kiyohara) who is part of his fate. In fact Nagi also has a secret.
Ai Uta: Yakusoku no Nakuhito is produced by Happinet, and distributed by Toei (Japan). Directed by Yasuhiro Kawamura, with Kentaro Koike as producer. Meanwhile, GReeeeN and Masashi Shimizu was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Ryusei Yokohama, Kaya Kiyohara, Hiroki Iijima, Yuri Nakamura, Tony Nomaguchi, and Riko Narumi. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on January 25, 2019.
Prince of Legend
Prince of Legend is Japanese Action Drama Musical School Youth movie based on television series of the same name aired on NTV in 2018. The story revolves around a school that has a competition every three years where they choose a ‘Prince of Legend’. 14 males students including Kanade Suzaku (Ryota Katayose) take part in the competition.
Suzaku Kanade is the scion of the Suzaku Group who is a bilingual “straight A” student with good looks and great athletic abilities. He is deemed a “celebrity prince” with graceful manners. One day, through his father’s introduction, Kanade meets “bad boy prince” Kyogoku Takato who is a charismatic figure among the bad boys in the downtown area.
Kanade and Takato who live in completely different worlds and have totally opposite personality start to compete for an “important thing”.
However, Takato’s little brother Kyogoku Ryu, student-union president prince Ayanokoji Aoi, dance prince Red – Tendo Koki, teacher prince Yuki Riichi, and beautician prince Sagasawa Haru also join the competition.
Prince of Legend is distributed by Toho (Japan). Directed by Hayato Kawai and Kentarô Moriya, with Naoto Fujimura and Mio Morita as producers. Meanwhile, Yûko Matsuda was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Ryota Katayose, Hiroki Iijima, Akihisa Shiono, Nobuyuki Suzuki, Ichiuma Kawamura, and Reo Sano. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on March 21, 2019.
Eiga Shonen Tachi (Boys)
Eiga Shonen Tachi (Boys/Juveniles) is Japanese Action Musical movie depicted with a story depicting the resistance, trouble, conflict born due to the youth of boys and the original songs. Revolves around boys who have deep wounds in their hearts and are held in juvenile prisons with each circumstance – they can only refuel themselves by fighting, they will have their clubs in each of the red, green and blue teams A pair, I was repeating a fight.
One day, a newcomer arrives in prison. He did not openly open to anyone without being distracted, he will meet friends who can believe for the first time here and nurture friendship. However, an incident occurred as a result of a ruthless president’s appointment.
Eiga Shonen Tachi (Boys/Juveniles) is directed by Katsuhide Motoki, with Johnny Kitagawa as producer. Meanwhile, Katsumi Ishikawa was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film include: jeshi, Kyomoto taiga, Yugo Kochi, Matsumura hokuto, morimoto shintaro, tanaka itsuki, iwamoto akira, fukasawa tatsuya, watanabe shota, abe ryohei, miya dateryota, sakuma daisuke, Nishihata Daigo, Mukai koji, seimon Yoshiki, kojima ken, muro ryuta. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on March 29, 2019.
Sound! Euphonium Movie: The Finale of Oath (Gekijoban Hibike! Euphonium: Chikai no Finale)
Sound! Euphonium Movie: The Finale of Oath is Japanese Anime Drama Musical movie as a sequel to the 2018 anime film Liz and the Blue Bird directed by Naoko Yamada, based on the Ayano Takeda’s novel series, Sound! Euphonium (Hibike! Yufoniamu) was first published by Takarajimasha in 2013. This anime is set in Kumiko’s second year as a high school student and a member of the band club, and she will act as a mentor of sorts for a new generation of “juniors” who will be joining the club.
In a previous note Sound! Euphonium (Hibike! Yufoniamu) novel has been adapted into a manga published by Takarajimasha from 2014 to 2015, the 2015 Anime television series produced by Kyoto Anime, the 2016’s Anime film “Sound! Euphonium: The Movie – Welcome to the Kitauji High School Concert Band” directed by Tatsuya Ishihara, 2016’s anime television series” Sound! Euphonium 2″ which consists of 13 episodes, 2017’s anime films directed by Tatsuya Ishihara and Taichi Ogawa, and 2018 Anime films” Liz and the Blue Bird” directed by Naoko Yamada.
Sound! Euphonium Movie: The Finale of Oath is produced by Kyoto Anime, and distributed by Shochiku Company (Japan). Directed by Tatsuya Ishihara, with Jukki Hanada and Ayano Takeda was applies as writers. Voices for the main characters in the film include: Atsumi Tanezaki, Nao Toyama, Konomi Fujimura, Yuri Yamaoka, Shiori Sugiura, and Tomoyo Kurosawa. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on April 19, 2019.
Cheer Boys!! (Chia danshi!!)
Cheer Boys!! is Japanese Comedy drama Musical Sports movie adaptation of the Ryo Asai’s novel of the same name published on October 5, 2010 by Shueisha. The story follows Haruki Bando (Ryusei Yokohama), a first grade university student. He has been doing judo since he was little, but an injury causes him quit the sport. His childhood friend Kazuma Hashimoto (Masaki Nakao) also quit judo and asks Haruki Bando to form cheerleading group “Breakers” with him.
Disheartened with judo, Haruki with Kazuma Hashimot finally tried to create “BREAKERS”, an unprecedented boys’ cheerleading team. Those that came to join all were very characteristic in nature: argumentative Mizoguchi, voracious Ton, frivolous Kansai boys Gen and Soichiro, and Sho, who has cheerleading experience.
Cheer Boys!! is distributed by Bandai Visual and Pony Canyon. Directed by Hiroki Kazama, with Ryo Asai and Yuichi Toyone was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Ryusei Yokohama, Masaki Nakao, Kodai Asaka, Toshiki Seto, Shogo Iwaya, and Ken Sugawara. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on May, 2019.
Uta no Prince-sama: Maji Love Kingdom
Uta no Prince-sama: Maji Love Kingdom is Japanese Anime Comedy Musical Romance movie based on a visual novel series published by Broccoli for the first time in 2010. The story follows Haruka Nanami who had a dream to become a composer and one day wrote a song for her favorite idol. Then she enters the Saotome Academy, a prestigious performing arts school. If successful there, she’ll be able to join the Shining Agency after graduation. Haruka Nanami who dreamed of becoming a composer and someday wrote songs for his favorite idols.
However, it won’t be so easy when Haruka is already surrounded by potential idols and composers. On top of that, her homeroom teacher is a current idol, the headmaster was a record-breaking singer, and the academy itself is an eccentric place where anything could possibly happen.
In the end, right at the graduation, two students are to be teamed up by the choice, one will take the role of the idol and the other should be the composer. After being paired up, they will sing a song that was both composed, written and sung by them. If successful, they will join and take the spot as the new Shining Agency debut artists. In addition, romance is strictly prohibited at their school.
Uta no Prince-sama: Maji Love Kingdom is produced by A-1 Pictures, and distributed by Shochiku. Directed by Takeshi Furuta and Tomoka Nagaoka, with Noriyasu Agematsu/Broccoli was applies as writer. Voices for the main characters in the film include: Takuma Terashima, Kenichi Suzumura, Kishou Taniyama, Mamoru Miyano, Junichi Suwabe, Hiro Shimono, Kousuke Toriumi, Showtaro Morikubo, etc.. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on June 14, 2019 .