The official website of Warner Bros. Japan for the live-action film Tokyo Revengers, based on Ken Wakui’s manga, released a new promotional video this Wednesday, June 2nd, highlighting the characters Takemichi and Naoto. For the seven weeks leading up to the film’s release, a new character video will be released every week.
The anime film’s release date has been rescheduled for July 9th, after being delayed due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic in Japan. Check out the new trailer for the Tokyo Revengers live-action film below.
The film was supposed to be released on October 9, 2020. The film’s release in Japan was pushed back due to the spread of the new Coronavirus disease COVID-19. Tokyo Revengers live-action production had already ceased in April. The film is directed by Tsutomu Hanabusa (Live-action film Kakegurui, Miseinen dakedo Kodomo ja Nai).
The newly announced cast includes:
- Takumi Kitamura as Takemichi Hanagaki
- Yuki Yamada as Ken Ryūgūji
- Yosuke Sugino as Naoto Tachibana
- Nobuyuki Suzuki as Masataka Shimizu
- Hayato Isomura as Atsushi Sendō
- Shotaro Mamiya as Tetta Kisaki
- Ryō Yoshizawa as Manjirō Sano
Gordon Maeda (left in the image below) will play Takashi Mitsuya, the leader of the Tokyo Manji Gang’s second squad. Hiroya Shimizu (right) will play Shji Hanma, a mysterious delinquent who collaborates with Kisaki in secret.
Hinata Tachibana, the film’s heroine, will be played by Mio Imada.
Other cast members include Kazuki Horike as Takemichi’s street mate, Haruki “Pa-chin” Hayashida, and Yoshiki Minato as the Moebius gang’s leader, Nobutaka Osanai.