The official website of the Ajin film trilogy announced that the first installment, titled Shoudou (Impulse), will open in Japanese theaters in November 2015. The announcement also included the cast of the film and a second preview video featuring the cast of characters.
The films are adapted from the manga of the same name by Gamon Sakurai. In the manga, high schooler Kei Nagai becomes an immortal demi-human (ajin) and is hunted by the government for experimental purposes. North American publisher Vertical has been releasing the manga in English since 2014. The anime adaptation was announced in the July issue of good! Afternoon magazine.