The movie Gekijō-ban Utano☆Princesama♪ Maji Love ST☆RISH Tours hit Japanese theaters in September, where it played in more than a hundred different locations. If you don’t live in Japan and were feeling left out, there is some good news: the movie will have a limited release in America, thanks to HIDIVE. After a theatrical release on January 22-23, the movie will be made available on HIVIDE’s streaming services.
Here is a list, in alphabetical order by state, of the places where the movie will be playing in theaters:
Daly City, California
Mountain View, California
Lake Buena Vista, Florida
St. Louis, Missouri
Las Vegas, Nevada
New York, New York
San Antonio, Texas
The Colony, Texas
The Woodlands, Texas
West Jordan, Utah
Looking toward the movie’s cast, Takuma Terashima plays Otoya Ittoki, Kenichi Suzumura plays Masato Hijirikawa, Kishō Taniyama plays Natsuki Shinomiya, Mamoru Miyano plays Tokiya Ichinose, Junichi Suwabe plays Ren Jingūji, Hiro Shimono plays Shō Kurusu, and
Kousuke Toriumi plays Cecil Aijima.
This movie has been described as being a segment of “new theatrical film series.” It consists of ST☆RISH idol group concert footage, so it’ll be plenty of music, color, and pretty boys. It was produced by A-1 Pictures, with Elements Garden credited for music composition. Credit for being original creators goes to both Noriyasu Agematsu and Broccoli.
Do you live in or near to any of these locations where the movie can be seen?
Danica Davidson is the author of the bestselling Manga Art for Beginners with artist Melanie Westin, plus its sequel, Manga Art for Everyone, and the first-of-its-kind manga chalk book Chalk Art Manga, both illustrated by professional Japanese mangaka Rena Saiya. Check out her other comics and books at www.danicadavidson.com.