[Qoo News] Nogizaka46 Idols Joins Live-Action Film of Manga “Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!”


A live-action film is confirmed for Sumito Ōwara’s (大童澄瞳) adventure comedy “Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!” (映像研には手を出すな!). Nogizaka46 idol group members Asuka Saitō (齋藤飛鳥), Mizuki Yamashita (山下美月), and Minami Umezawa (梅澤美波) also confirms to join the movie that will premiere in Japan next summer.


The live-action film will be directed by Tsutomu Hanabusa (英勉), who is known to have directed Kakegurui – Compulsive Gambler (賭ケグルイ) and Real Girl (3D彼女).

Asuka Saitō (齋藤飛鳥)will play as the protagonist, Midori Asakusa, while Mizuki Yamashita (山下美月) as her schoolmate Tsubame Mizusaki (水崎ツバメ) and Minami Umezawa (梅澤美波) as Sayaka Kanamori (金森さやか).


About Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!

The adventure comedy manga was launched in Shogakukan’s Gekkan Spirits magazine in September 2016. Shogakukan has published three compiled volume and will release the fourth compiled volume on 10th May, 2019.

The manga follows Midori (浅草みどり), Tsubame (水崎ツバメ), and Sayaka (金森さやか), an energetic trio of first-year high school girls who come together in the Eizouken (Video Research Club) to turn their anime dreams into a reality.


The manga has won champion in My Best Manga Grand-Prix 2017 and the ninth place in Manga Taishō (マンガ大賞) 2018.

A TV anime adaption, with Devilman Crybaby director Masaaki Yuasa (湯浅 政明) directing the anime at his Science SARU studio, will premiere on January, 2020

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