Teaser trailer and posters added for movie “First Gentleman” starring Kei Tanaka & Miki Nakatani. Above are 12 character posters for the upcoming film and below is the first poster for the film. Today, supporting actors Shihori Kanjiya, Asuka Kudo, Airi Matsui, Houka Kinoshita, Takato Yonemoto, Kyusaku Shimada, Ainosuke Kataoka, Kimiko Yo, and Ittoku Kishibe have also been announced for the film. The film is based on 2013 novel “Sori no Otto First Gentleman” by Maha Harada (“Runway Beat“) and has Kei Tanaka playing Hiyori Soma. His wife Rinko Soma (Miki Nakatani) becomes the prime minister of Japan.
“First Gentleman” will be released September 23, 2021 in Japan.
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Hiyori (Kei Tanaka) is an ornithologist (expert on birds). His wife is Rinko (Miki Nakatani). She is the leader the minority opposition party. One morning, Hiyori is about to travel to an isolated island to watch birds on a 10 day trip. Before he leaves, Rinko asks him if she becomes the prime minister would he be inconvenienced. Hiyori then goes on his bird watching trip. During this time, he is completely isolated from the outside world. When he returns home, his wife Rinko is now the prime minister of the country. She is also the first ever female prime minister of Japan. Suddenly, Hiyori is now the first gentleman of the country. He decides to support his wife, but he finds himself caught up in unexpected circumstances.