Hot Road

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Hot Road
Hot road manga cover.jpg
Cover of the first tankōbon volume as published by Shueisha
ホットロード
Manga
Published by Shueisha
Demographic Shōjo
Imprint Margaret Comics
Magazine Bessatsu Margaret
Original run January 1986May 1987
Volumes 4
Live-action film
Directed by Takahiro Miki
Written by Taku Tsumugi
Studio Shochiku
Released
  • August 16, 2014 (2014-08-16)
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Hot Road (ホットロード) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Taku Tsumugi (紡木たく). It was adapted into a live action film that was released on 16 August 2014.[1][2]

Characters[edit]

Film[edit]

The theme song is Yutaka Ozaki's "Oh My Little Girl".

Reception[edit]

The film was number-two on its opening weekend, behind Stand By Me Doraemon, with ¥389 million in Japan.[3] It earned a total of ¥2.47 billion (US$22.9 million) at the Japanese box office, becoming the 9th highest-grossing Japanese film released that year in the country and the 15th highest-grossing film of the year in the country.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Taku Tsumugi's Hot Road Shōjo Manga Gets Live-Action Film". Anime News Network. 2013-10-17. Retrieved 2013-11-13. 
  2. ^ "Live-Action Hot Road Film's Trailer Streamed". Anime News Network. 2014-05-30. Retrieved 2014-05-31. 
  3. ^ Kevin Ma (2014-08-19). "Doraemon takes second weekend in Japan". Film Business Asia. Retrieved 2014-08-23. 
  4. ^ "2014年 (平成26年) 全国映画概況" (PDF). eiren.org (in Japanese). Motion Picture Producers Association of Japan, Inc. Retrieved October 31, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Japan Yearly Box Office 2014". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved October 31, 2015. 

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