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.jpgTonde Saitama-Gackt.jpgTonde Saitama-Yusuke Iseya.jpgTonde Saitama-Masaki Kyomoto.jpg
Fumi NikaidoGacktYusuke IseyaMasaki Kyomoto
Momomi HakuhodoRei AsamiSho AkutsuDuke Saitama
Tonde Saitama-Shotaro Mamiya.jpgTonde Saitama-Ryo Kato.jpgTonde Saitama-Tsubasa Masuwaka.jpgTonde Saitama-Kumiko Takeda.jpgTonde Saitama-Akaji Maro.jpg
Shotaro MamiyaRyo KatoTsubasa MasuwakaKumiko TakedaAkaji Maro
young man of Saitama PrefectureNobuo ShimokawaOkayoKeiko HakuhodoSojyuro Saionji
Tonde Saitama-Naoto Takenaka.jpgTonde Saitama-Akira Nakao.jpgTonde Saitama-Brother Tom.jpgTonde Saitama-Kumiko Aso.jpgTonde Saitama-Haruka Shimazaki.jpg
Naoto TakenakaAkira NakaoBrother TomKumiko AsoHaruka Shimazaki
Kanagawa Prefecture governorKenzo HakuhodoYoshiumi SugawaraMaki SugawaraManami Sugawara
Tonde Saitama-Ryo Narita.jpg
Ryo Narita
Haruto Igarashi