Poster and trailer added for live-action film “Brave: Gunjyo Senki” starring Mackenyu Arata, Hirona Yamazaki, Haruma Miura, & Kenichi Matsuyama. Movie is based on manga series “Gunjyo Senki” by Masaki Kasahara and directed by Katsuyuki Motohiro (“Bayside Shakedown“). The film follows a high school that gets zapped by lightning and travels back in time to the Sengoku Period. Meanwhile, the movie’s theme song has been revealed as “Hourglass” by rock band Uverworld.” The theme song “Hourglass” plays during the main trailer.
“Brave: Gunjyo Senki” will be released March 12, 2021 in Japan.
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Students, including Aoi Nishino (Mackenyu Arata), take part in class and sports activity at a prestigious high school. Aoi Nishino is a member of the school’s archery club. He practices archery studiously and doesn’t socialize much with the other students. His childhood friend Haruka Seno (Hirona Yamazaki) is also a member of the archery club, but she worries about Aoi Nishino. One day, thunder strikes the school grounds. After that, the ordinary lives of the students changes drastically. Many samurai descend on the school grounds. It appears that the entire school has traveled back in time to the Sengoku period. Making things worse, they realize that they are in the time right before the Battle of Okehazama takes place.