Masaki Suda and Fukase (Sekai no Owari) are cast in movie “Character.” The film is scripted by Takashi Nagasaki and directed by Akira Nagai. Fukase from pop band “Sekai no Owari” will make his acting debut in the movie. Masaki Suda will play main character Keigo Yamashiro. He is a manga writer, but he’s stuck in the role of an assistant due to his inability to create evil characters. He then comes across a murder scene.
“Character” will be released June, 2021 in Japan.
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Keigo Yamashiro (Masaki Suda) aspires to become a popular manga writer. He has a natural gift for drawing, but, due to his nice personality, he has problems creating villain characters. Because of this, Keigo Yamashiro seems stuck as a manga writer’s assistant. Following a request by his manga master, Keigo Yamashiro visits a home to sketch a happy family. There, Keigo Yamashiro discovers four dead members of the family and an unknown man.
Keigo Yamashiro lies to the police that he did not see the murderer. He then begins to draw the murderer as a villain in his manga “34.” The manga is a hit and Keigo Yamashiro achieves popularity as a manga writer. Meanwhile, cases similar to incidents found in his 34 manga occur in real life. The murderer then appears in front of Keigo Yamashiro.