Here’s the first teaser poster for upcoming movie “To Those Who Were Not Protected” (literal title) starring Takeru Satoh & Hiroshi Abe. Movie is based on novel “Mamorarenakatta Monotachi e” by Shichiri Nakayama and directed by Takahisa Zeze. Captions on the poster asks “Why…did you kill?,” “And [Murder for 10 years] took place.,” and “What..will you protect?”
The teaser poster also reveals that “To Those Who Were Not Protected” will be released autumn, 2021 in Japan.
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: 9 years after the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, two murder cases take place in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture. The two victims are assumed to have been murdered by the same person. Both of the victims were tied all over their body and starved to death. Yasuhisa Tone (Takeru Satoh) emerges as a suspect in the murders. Yasuhisa Tone was just recently released from prison. In his past, he committed arson and injured someone to protect his acquaintance. Detective Seiichiro Tomashino (Hiroshi Abe) discovers a common link between the two victims and chases after Yasuhisa Tone.