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'Touken Ranbu' Franchise Receives Live-Action Film

by sevenPocky
Mar 7, 2018 1:46 AM | 1 Comment
A live-action film has been decided to screen in Japanese theaters next year for the Touken/Ranbu franchise. Saiji Yakumo (Mars drama) will direct the film and Yasuko Kobayashi (Kakegurui) will pen the script. The film will be distributed by TOHO. Five cast members of the franchise's stage plays will reprise their roles (denoted with an asterisk).

Mikazuki Munechika: Hiroki Suzuki*
Yamanbagiri Kunihiro: Yoshihiko Aramaki *(Sengoku Night Blood)
Toushirou Yaken: Ryou Kitamura*
Hasebe Heshikiri: Masanari Wada*
Nihongou: Hiroaki Iwanaga (the Berserk series)
Toushirou Honebami: Fuuma Sadamoto
Yukimitsu Fudou: Taizou Shiina*
Uguisumaru: Tomoki Hirose

Touken Ranbu is an online collectible card game developed by Nitroplus and DMM Games that started on PC in January 2015, and also available on app game in March 2016. The game received multiple musical and stage adaptations as well as anime adaptations by two different studios. Studio ufotable animated Katsugeki/Touken Ranbu and was broadcast in Summer 2017 for 13 episodes. A movie adaptation for the series is also green-lit. Doga Kobo, on the other hand, animated Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru and its sequel Zoku Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru which is currently airing since January 12, both for 12 episodes.

Source: Comic Natalie

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lave acton has alwasy been adhore LA medium... it more surprise me it taken that long...

Mar 7, 2018 2:13 AM by Kuma

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