Trailer: ‘The Innocent Game’

By   |  Oct 13, 2023

‘The Innocent Game’ (法廷遊戯 / Houtei Yugi) is a 2023 Japanese mystery drama directed by Yoshihiro Fukagawa.

Based on a novel by Ritsuto Igarashi, the film revolves around a trio of aspiring law students who participate in a school game that quickly turns deadly. The cast includes Ren Nagase, Hana Sugisaki, Takumi Kitamura, Akira Emoto, and Katsuhisa Namase.

Synopsis: Kiyoyoshi Kuga (Ren Nagase) attends law school, aiming to work in the legal field as a lawyer. His childhood friend Mirei Orimoto (Hana Sugisaki) also attends the same school. One day, a leaflet making accusations about the past of Kiyoyoshi and Mirei is distributed by an anonymous person. Soon, unpleasant cases take place around them. Kiyoyoshi talks to Kaoru Yuki (Takumi Kitamura), who is an extremely smart classmate and in charge of the mock trials. These three people chase after the truth, but they face an unexpected situation. [Source: AsianWiki]

‘The Innocent Game’ opens across Japan on November 10, 2023.

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