Kento Yamazaki is cast for the lead role in movie “Onmyoji Zero.” Also cast for the film are Shota Sometani, Nao, Masanobu Ando, Nijiro Murakami Rihito Itagaki, Jun Kunimura, Kazuki Kitamura, and Kaoru Kobayashi. The film will have Kento Yamazaki play Seimei Abe, who was a prominent onmyoji during his life (921-1005 AD). Meanwhile, the first teaser trailer and poster has been added on AsianWiki.
“Seimei Abe” will be released April 19, 2024 in Japan.
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Set in the Heian period, Seimei Abe (Kento Yamazaki) is a young student at Onmyoryo. The school raises students to become an onmyoji, who protect the city from curses and evil spirts. Seimei Abe is well known as a genius in the field of magic. Unlike his fellow students, who all aspire to become an onmyoji, Seimei Abe doesn’t any interest in becoming an onmyoji. One day, he is asked by Noble Hiromasa Minamoto (Shota Sometani) to solve a strange phenomenon that hits royal family member Yoshiko (Nao). Seimei Abe and Hiromasa Minamoto work together to unravel the strange phenomenon.