The film was sold to Golden Harvest for Hong Kong and Macau; Serenity picked up Taiwanese rights, and Encore acquired rights for Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei. Bids for the film came in directly following the film's market screening.
The Handsome Suit tells the story of a homely restaurant owner who tests out a special suit that transforms him into an attractive male model. The film is directed by Tsutomu Hanabusa and stars Shosuke Tanihara, Muga Tsukaji and Keiko Kitagawa. Asmik Ace releases the film locally on November 1.
As reported on Screendaily.com in July, Asmik Ace is producing French-Vietnamese director Tran Anh Hung's upcoming adaptation of Haruki Murakami's novel Norwegian Wood. The company also co-produced Isshin Inudo's Goo Goo, The Cat with Korea's CJ Entertainment, released this September.
Jean Noh contributed to this report