Kodoani.com – Kadokawa announced on Friday that the manga Let’s Go Karaoke by Yama Wayama ! (Karaoke Iko!) is adapting a film that will hit theaters in 2023. Nobuhiro Yamashita (Linda Linda Linda , live-action Cream Lemon film) is directing the film, with a script by Akiko Nogi (INU-OH, Library Wars, live-action I am a Hero).
The staff is holding an audition for the lead role Satomi Oka. Male students (with or without professional experience) between the ages of 12 and 16 can apply between June 14 and July 15.
Nothing worries Satomi Oka more than the upcoming final choir competition of his high school career — until he’s caught by a stranger from the shadows asking, “Let’s Go Karaoke! As a yakuza, Kyouji Narita is not easily frightened, but a terrifying prospect leads him to seek Satomi’s help. The boss is holding a karaoke contest, with the loser forced to get a tattoo to be selected and applied by the boss himself! Oka has attended many vocal training sessions over the years, but never sang live karaoke with gangsters!!
Wayama released the manga as a doujin publication in 2019, and Kadokawa published it in September 2020. The manga came in at number three in the 14th Manga Taisho awards in 2021. The manga has 500,000 copies sold. release.