Congratulations to Seung Gi on his first movie debut! Not only did he recently win the popularity award on June 18th in Korea for Love Forecast; the movie was also screened at the Hawaii International Film Festival this past April. Love Forecast will also be screened this coming August 15th and 17th in Japan’s Shin-Okubo Film Festival held from August 14th (Fri) to the 22nd (Sat). A total of 17 Asian movies are being shown with a majority of them from Korea.
As a side note, Shin-Okubo is located in Shinjuku, Tokyo. It has a high concentration of Koreans living there and is known as “Tokyo’s Korea Town”. Here is a link to learn more about Shin-Okubo.
Tickets are 2,000 Yen or approximately $16 US to watch all 17 movies. Tickets to watch individual movies are 500 Yen or approximately $4 US if purchased for an available seat on the same day. Tickets must be purchased in advance per movie. Here is a trailer for the movies that will be screened. Love Forecast starts at the 1:47 mark.
Link to movies and screening times: http://p-shinokubofilm.herokuapp.com/screens
Link to homepage: http://shinokubofilm.com/
Japanese to English translation by Elise, Lee Seung Gi Forever