Earlier today, Warner Bros. Japan revealed another character promotional video for the upcoming live-action version of Tokyo Revengers. This specific promo highlights Takemichi and Atsushi (Akkun).
The video is the third such one that has been released in the lead-up to Tokyo Revengers live-action, with previous clips focusing on Takemichi and Naoto and Takemichi and Hinata. This will continue all the way up until the film’s release next month, serving to let fans get to know the cast a bit beforehand.
Toyko Revengers’ live-action cast list includes the following:
- Takumi Kitamura as Takemichi Hanagaki
- Mio Imada as Hinata Tachibana
- Yuki Yamada as Ken Ryūgūji
- Nobuyuki Suzuki as Masataka Shimizu
- Yosuke Sugino as Naoto Tachibana
- Shotaro Mamiya as Tetta Kisaki
- Hayato Isomura as Atsushi Sendō
- Ryō Yoshizawa as Manjirō Sano
English publisher Kodansha Comics is publishing describes the story of Tokyo Revengers with the following description:
Watching the news, Takemichi Hanagaki learns that his girlfriend from way back in middle school, Hinata Tachibana, has died. The only girlfriend he ever had was just killed by a villainous group known as the Tokyo Manji Gang. He lives in a crappy apartment with thin walls, and his six-years-younger boss treats him like an idiot. Plus, he’s a complete and total virgin … At the height of his rock-bottom life, he suddenly time-leaps twelve years back to his middle school days!! To save Hinata, and change the life he spent running away, hopeless part-timer Takemichi must aim for the top of Kanto’s most sinister delinquent gang!!
Tokyo Revengers’ live-action adaptation will open in Japan on July 9. There is no word yet on an English Dub or Sub translation or whether it will be coming to any western platforms like Netflix.
For more information on the film, be sure to head over to the Warner Bros. website for it, linked here.
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