Not only is the tear jerker, AnoHana, getting a live-action adaptation, but another tear-inducing anime, Your Lie in April, is getting one as well, and it is about to hit the big screen, which means prepare your tissues ladies and gentlemen!

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Based on Naoshi Arakawa’s bestselling music manga, Your Lie in April has induced tears in fans with its beautiful music and tragic setting.

Its live-action movie adaptation will star Kento Yamazaki, who is known to fans as L in the live-action Death Note drama series, and he will be playing Kousei Arima. Suzu Hirose, who played Chihayafuru: Shimo no Ku’s Chihaya, will be playing the film’s tragic female lead, Kaori Miyazono, while Japanese pop singer and E-Girls group member, Anna Ishii, will be playing Kousei’s childhood friend, Tsubaki Sawabe. Finally, rounding out the main cast will be Taishi Nakagawa, ho will be playing Ryouta Watari.

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Takehiko Shinjou will be directing the movie, while Strawberry Night live-action series’ Yukari Tatsui will be writing the scripts. The movie is slated for release sometime in 2016.

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