MISSIONS of LOVE ??
Missions of Love
The school's most popular boy, Shigure (Yuta Koseki) is forced into obeying "love missions" given by Yukina (Tina Tamashiro) after she finds out and takes advantage of his secret side. "Do this to me." "Do that to me." One after the other, her undeniable missions gradually grow extreme. The love missions Yukina keeps coming up with is only to build material to write her romance novel, but before she knows, her plot turns into real feelings...
Starring in the role of Yukina is Tina Tamashiro, who has over a million followers on twitter and gains the support from a wide group of women. Following her movie appearances in "Policeman and Me", "Ankoku Joshi", "Sagrada Reset 1&2" last year, she finally lands her first lead role for a feature film. Co-starring as Shigure is Yuta Koseki who is staying active with productions including "Anonymous Noise", "Laughing Under the Clouds", and the TV drama "Okusama wa Toriatsukai Chui". Playing Yukina's childhood friend and Shigure's love rival is Kanta Sato (Gekidan EXILE) who appeared in "Itazura na Kiss THE MOVIE". Anna Yamada who starred in "Liverleaf" plays Mami, Shigure's childhood friend and girl who has always had a crush on him. Hisame, Shigure's half-brother and Yukina's rival as a writer is played by Daichi Kaneko, who gained attention for his roles in "Gyakou no Koro", and "Narratage".
Featuring a young cast filled with today's stars!
Toru Yamamoto of "Good Morning Everyone!!" and "Cats Don't Come When You Call" takes the director's chair. The screenplay is written by Ayako Kitagawa who gained attention for her witty lines in the "Onna kudoki Meshi" series and went on to write the original script for the movie "Mashiro no Koi" (2017). Music is handled by Rita-iota, who also worked on the TV drama series "Tokyo Dogs". The duo's sound consisting of a crossover of rock and EDM make for a sublime soundtrack. Singing the main song is Polkadot Stingray, who continue to create buzz through their un-rookie like branding style, ever since their major debut "Zenchi Zennou" shook the charts. "ICHIDAIJI (xx ver.)" is the title of the original song written by Shizuku (Vo./Gr.).
Drawing a line between typical sweet romance movies, comes a heart-beating, rock-infused, extreme-mission love story!
A web novelist who doesn't know anything about love meets the school's most popular, but crafty boy. Blackmailed to take part in drastic love missions...
Yukina Himuro (Tina Tamashiro) is a popular web novelist. Responding to her readers' request, she begins writing a love story, but she has no experience in that field. As Yukina is scratching her head, her cousin Akira Shimotsuki (Kanta Sato) suggests her to take part in a fake relationship. But she feels bad about deceiving someone else.
Only then, she finds out of the secret side of the school's most popular boy Shigure Kitami (Yuta Koseki). She does not feel bad about deceiving Shigure who proclaims relationships are just a way to train how to control others. Yukina decides to use Shigure's weakness to her advantage. And so begins their scripted missions of love!
"Fall in love with me if you don't want your secrets to be revealed!"
Shigure feels hesitant but listens to Yukina. They slowly hold hands in a classroom aglow the setting sun.
"His palm transmitted a sweet warmth. As they clasped hands, their body heat slowly melted together." With elements of real-life experiences, Yukina's novel gains a strong following. A battle begins between her rival, Hisame Kitami (Daichi Kaneko) who writes under the name Dolce, in which the winner to get the most number of votes from readers will have their story made into a movie.
Yukina's missions gradually escalate - hugging in the nurse's office, a gentle bite on the neck, kissing on the lips... Thanks to these affairs, her novel continues to gain strong attention, although Mami Mizuno (Anna Yamada) who has feelings for Shigure, is doubtful of their relationship. Yukina is enjoying her success, but is alarmed by a comment she receives from her reader. "Real relationships are more painful."
Yukina who still doesn't understand the pain of love goes to meet Shigure to give him another mission. However this ends in failure, as Shigure tells her that he cannot love anyone. Yukina is rejected and her heart is left with a deep scar. Feeling pain in her heart for the first time, Yukina is perplexed from a feeling she has never experienced before.
As voting day draws nearer, Dolce's words strike Yukina. "Novels based on real life experiences will sooner or later hit a dead end." Still, Yukina is determined to write the ending to her romance in her own original way.
What happens to Shigure when his past is revealed, the love square involving Akira and Mami, and the outcome of the competition between Dolce... And what is Yukina's final mission given to Shigure...?