|Maku ga Agaru|
February 28, 2015
Maku ga Agaru (幕が上がる, The Curtain Rises) is a youth drama film directed by Katsuyuki Motohiro and featuring the members of Momoiro Clover Z, based on the debut novel of playwright Oriza Hirata. The film was released on February 28, 2015. Blu-Ray, Deluxe Edition Blu-Ray, DVD, and a documentary on the making of the film were all released in Japanese on August 5, 2015. Maku ga Agaru is the first feature film role for all five of Momoiro Clover Z members.
The story begin in the poor theater club at a prefectural city. A High school girl and the club president Saori lives out in a small city in the country. She adores plays and is in the theatrical club with fellow club members Yukko with princess personality, Garuru the moodmaker, the level headed Akemi-chan and the transfer student Nakanishi. The club adviser, Mizoguchi-sensei, actually know nothing about theater.
Their world has turned when they meet the new teacher, Yoshioka-sensei, a graduate from a college in Tokyo who also loves plays and known as "The Queen of Student Theater". Saori, together with the play club, decide to compete in a theater competition for the local area but Yoshioka tells them to aim higher and go for the national competition with the play "Night on the Galactic Railroad".
- Kanako Momota - Saori Takahashi (Saori). Theater club leader and director (3rd grade).
- Shiori Tamai - Yuko Hashizume (Yukko). Theater club main actress with princess-like personality (3rd grade).
- Ayaka Sasaki - Akemi Kato (Akemi-chan). Theater club member (2nd grade).
- Momoka Ariyasu - Etsuko Nakanishi (Nakanishi-san). Theater club member and a transfer student (3rd grade).
- Reni Takagi - Miki Saijo (Garuru). Theater club member and the moodmaker (3rd grade).
- Haru Kuroki - Misako Yoshioka (Yoshioka-sensei). New teacher and known as "The Queen of Student Theater".
- Muro Tsuyoshi - Mizoguchi-sensei. Theater club adviser.
- Kotaro Shiga - Takita-sensei. Language teacher.
- Michiko Shimizu - Saori's mother.
|Movie Featuring Section 3 Idols|
|Momoiro Clover Z||Shirome (2010) • Shimin Police 69 (2011) • Moteki (2011) • NINIFUNI (2012) • Akumu-chan the Movie (2014) • Maku ga Agaru (2015) • Dragon Ball Z: Fukkatsu no F (2015)|
|Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku||Joker Game Dasshutsu (2013) • Idainaru, Shurarabon (2014) • Tamako chan to Kokkubo (2015) • Haiiro no Karasu (2015)|
|Team Syachihoko||Danshi Koukousei no Nichijou (2013)|
|Akari Hayami||Cheerfu11y (2011) • Momose, Kotchi wo Muite (2014) • Wasurenai to Chikatta Boku ga Ita (2015)|