Ryosuke Yamamoto (山本涼介) was recently announced to appear in the upcoming film JK ☆ ROCK. Yamamoto previously portrayed Makoto Fukami/Kamen Rider Specter in Kamen Rider Ghost.
In the film, Yamamoto wears visual rock makeup and clothing. Yamamoto discussed playing the guitar for the first time, expressing that his fingernails broke and his fingers were covered in bandages. He practiced playing guitar all day. Yamamoto watched videos of MIYAVI to learn how to be more charismatic and cool on-stage.
Yamamoto will star alongside Shodai Fukuyama (福山翔大), who also appeared in episodes 7 and 8 of Kamen Rider Ghost. Fukuyama takes on the leading role.
In the film, the lead character, played by Fukuyama, suddenly decides to disband his band “JoKers.” He decides to teach music for beginners at a girl’s high school. During the story, he helps his students grow through music.
The movie also stars Hirotaro Honda (本田博太郎), who portrayed Riku Kagami in Kamen Rider Kabuto. Additional actors include Masahiko Nishimura (西村まさ彦) and Reiko Takashima (高島礼子).
Directing the film is Shunji Muguruma (六車俊治監督), who’s previous directing work includes two episodes of Kamen Rider Agito.
JK ☆ ROCK is scheduled for release on April 6, 2019.
Article Sources: Oricon