Ryosuke Yamada (‘Hey! Say! JUMP’) is cast for the lead role in horror-mystery film “Kiokuya.” The film is based on 2015 novel “Kiokuya” by Kyoya Origami and directed by Yuichiro Hirakawa (“Erased“). Also cast in major supporting character roles are Kyoko Yoshine, Misako Renbutsu and Kuranosuke Sasaki. The film follows a young man played by Ryosuke Yamada who finds his missing fiance played by Misako Renbutsu. But she does not remember him at all. Is her memory loss related to the urban legend “Kiokuya?”
Filming begins December, 2018 and finishes January, 2019. “Kiokuya” will be released sometime during 2020 in Japan.