TOHO started streaming the primary 5 minutes from the live-action movie of Kiminori Wakasugi‘s Kappei comedy manga on Wednesday. The movie will open on March 18.


Hakusensha describes the manga:

Kappei is a martial artist dwelling in a secluded and remoted small island, amongst many younger males coaching vigorously with their Master to outlive the July 1999 apocalypse predicted by Nostradamus — which by no means got here. The Master lastly gave up in 2011, disbanded the martial artwork camp, and despatched members again to modern-day Japan. With no information of the trendy world, Okappei arrives in Tokyo and begins a brand new life: as a hero with out antagonists.

The forged consists of:
(Top row, left to proper in picture above)

  • Moka Kamishiraishi as Haru Yamase
  • Hideaki Ito as Kappei
  • Daigo Nishihata as Keita Iruma

(Bottom row, left to proper in picture above)

  • Yūsuke Ōnuki as Mamoru
  • Kōji Yamamoto as Masayoshi
  • Yukiyoshi Ozawa as Hideo
  • Arata Furuta as Shihan

The forged additionally consists of:

  • Fuku Suzuki as Takechi
  • Yūki Kura as Yagi
  • Nana Asakawa as Kumiko
  • Taiiku Okazaki as Horita
  • Kanade as Mirei
  • Matenrō comedy duo members Anthony and Ōtony
  • Jun Hashimoto and Yūki Morinaga as police duo Yanagida and Teruo
  • Mandy Sekiguchi as Kazuya

The movie strikes the story’s time interval to 2022. Takashi Hirano (Dororo, Library Wars live-action movies) is directing the movie, with a script by Yuichi Tokunaga (Kaguya-sama: Love is War live-action movie). Koji Endo is composing the movie’s music. Takanori Ishikawa that includes Momoiro Clover Z is performing the movie’s theme track “Tekketsu†Gravity” by (Iron Blood†Gravity).

Wakasugi (Detroit Metal City, All Esper Dayo!) launched the unique manga in Hakusensha‘s Young Animal journal in 2011 after ending his Detroit Metal City manga in the identical journal. The manga led to 2014. Hakusensha printed six compiled e-book volumes for the manga.

Source: Comic Natalie