Nodame hits Seoul, encounters Sweet Potato
The director and stars of the movie Nodame Cantabile: The Movie II Takeuchi Hideki, Ueno Juri, and Tamaki Hiroshi were in Seoul for a press conference and the debut of the film. This second movie continues the story of Nodame (Ueno) and Chiaki (Tamaki) from the wildly popular Jdorama Nodame Cantabile which is based on the popular manga of the same name by Ninomiya Tomoko. The press conference was held at the Seoul Lotte Cinemas on September 2nd at 2:00 PM, check out some pics from the press conference.
The stars expressed their gratitude to Korean fans for their support of the dorama and movies and how they enjoyed their trip to Korea. They also expressed their concerns of the typhoon heading towards Seoul during their visit
At the press conference, Ueno Juri also revealed that the day before (Sept 1st) she met Jung Yong-hwa and his virtual wife Seohyun, the Sweet Potato Couple, at their house for a taping of We Got Married. The producers of the show set up the meeting due to the fact that Yong-hwa had said in the past that Juri was his “ideal type” and Seohyun is a big fan of Nodame Cantabile, she even has the mangas at their house. Reports are that the three had an enjoyable time together and talked a lot about Nodame Cantabile. The episode of We Got Married that will include this meeting will be aired on September 11th.
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