‘Teiichi: Battle of Supreme High’ is an upcoming live-action Japanese adaptation of the manga series ‘Teiichi no Kuni’ by Usamaru Furuya.
Directed by Akira Nagai, the story follows the struggles of a high school student after he gets into an elite private boys’ school in Shōwa-era Japan. The cast includes Masaki Suda, Shuhei Nomura, Ryoma Takeuchi, Shotaro Mamiya, Jun Shison, and Yudai Chiba.
Synopsis: Teiichi Akaba (Masaki Suda) is a student at a prestigious private male high school known for producing important politicians and bureaucrats. His dream is to become the prime minster and make his own country. To help achieve his dream, he wants to become elected as his school’s student council president. The elected student president receives privileges and a better chance for promotions later in the political & bureaucrat world. A power struggle takes place surrounding the student election.
‘Teiichi: Battle of Supreme High’ opens across Japan on April 29, 2017.