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“Initiation Love” to be released on Blu-ray and DVD on December 2nd


The Blu-ray release of “Initiation Love” starring Matsuda Shota, Maeda Atsuko and Tsutsumi Yukihiko will be released on December 2nd.

The Blu-ray and DVD release will come with an “Initiation Love x Zip!” short movie, making of, stage greeting, interview collection and more.

Movies in Japan: “Initiation Love” starring Matsuda Shota and Maeda Atsuko


Currently in theaters is the romantic love story “Initiation Love” starring Matsuda Shota, Maeda Atsuko and Kimura Fumino.

Based on the novel of the same title by Inui Kurumi, the setting for “Initiation Love” is in the 1980’s in which Takkun (portrayed by Matsuda) is a university student living in Shizuoka, who begins dating Mayu (portrayed by Maeda Atsuko), who works as a dental hygienist.

Takkun finds a job in Tokyo but still tries to maintain his long distance relationship with Mayu but life for Takkun isn’t easy when he meets Ishimaru Miyako (portrayed by Kimura Fumino).

The movie version features a special ending written by Inui, so if you enjoyed the novel, make sure you to check out the movie!