Fly Me To The Saitama [BR-RIP]

  • Movie: Fly Me To The Saitama
  • Romaji: Tonde Saitama
  • Japanese: 翔んで埼玉
  • Director: Hideki Takeuchi
  • Writer: Mineo Maya (manga), Yuichi Tokunaga
  • Producer: Hiroki Wakamatsu, Shinya Furugori
  • Cinematographer: Sohei Tanikawa
  • Release Date: February 22, 2019
  • Runtime: 107 min.
  • Genre: Comedy / Based on a Comic
  • Distributor: Toei
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©

People from Saitama Prefecture are persecuted and, because of this, they hide the fact that they are from there. In Tokyo, Momomi Hakuhodo (Fumi Nikaido) is a male high school student and the son of the Tokyo governor. Physically, Momomi Hakuhodo looks like a girl. One day, he meets mysterious male transfer student Rei Asami (Gackt). They are attracted to each other, but Rei Asami is from Saitama Prefecture.


  1. Based on manga series “Tonde Saitama” by Mineo Maya (published from 1982 to 1983 in Japanese shojo manga magazine Hana to Yume).
  2. Filming began March 21, 2018 and takes place in the Kanto region including Saitama Prefecture.
  3. Character posters for live-action film “Tonde Saitama.”


Tonde Saitama-Fumi Nikaido.jpg Tonde Saitama-Gackt.jpg Tonde Saitama-Yusuke Iseya.jpg Tonde Saitama-Masaki Kyomoto.jpg
Fumi Nikaido Gackt Yusuke Iseya Masaki Kyomoto
Momomi Hakuhodo Rei Asami Sho Akutsu Duke Saitama
Tonde Saitama-Shotaro Mamiya.jpg Tonde Saitama-Ryo Kato.jpg Tonde Saitama-Tsubasa Masuwaka.jpg Tonde Saitama-Kumiko Takeda.jpg Tonde Saitama-Akaji Maro.jpg
Shotaro Mamiya Ryo Kato Tsubasa Masuwaka Kumiko Takeda Akaji Maro
young man of Saitama Prefecture Nobuo Shimokawa Okayo Keiko Hakuhodo Sojyuro Saionji
Tonde Saitama-Naoto Takenaka.jpg Tonde Saitama-Akira Nakao.jpg Tonde Saitama-Brother Tom.jpg Tonde Saitama-Kumiko Aso.jpg Tonde Saitama-Haruka Shimazaki.jpg
Naoto Takenaka Akira Nakao Brother Tom Kumiko Aso Haruka Shimazaki
Kanagawa Prefecture governor Kenzo Hakuhodo Yoshiumi Sugawara Maki Sugawara Manami Sugawara
Tonde Saitama-Ryo Narita.jpg
Ryo Narita
Haruto Igarashi