The official web site for the live-action Eiga Touken Ranbu movie revealed on Tuesday that the sequel movie is titled Eiga Touken Ranbu: Reimei (Touken Ranbu the Movie: Dawn), and can now open in 2023. (The movie was beforehand slated to debut in 2021.)

Hiroki Suzuki, Yoshihiro Aramaki, Masanari Wada, and Fūma Sadamoto return as Mikazuki Munechika, Yamanbagiri Kunihiro, Heshikiri Hasebe, and Honebami Tōshirō respectively. The new forged members embody:

  • Mizuki Umetsu as Yamanbagiri Chōgi
  • Takamichi Satō as Higekiri
  • Ryōsuke Yamamoto as Hizamaru
  • Reo Honda as Ichigo Hitofuri
  • Eito Konishi as Horikawa Kunihiro
  • Yūki Tamaki as Kogarasumaru

Saiji Yakumo (live-action Mars) is as soon as once more directing the movie, with a script by Hideyuki Kobashi and Jin Haganeya. Filming is slated to start in April.

The Touken Ranbu franchise‘s first live-action movie opened in Japan in January 2019. The movie ranked at #5 in its opening weekend.

The Touken Ranbu “sword personification training game” takes well-known swords from Japanese historical past and interprets them as bishōnen. Nitroplus designed the characters and state of affairs. The recreation launched in Japan in January 2015.

The franchise has impressed the Katsugeki: Touken Ranbu tv anime sequence and an upcoming anime movie, in addition to the Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru spinoff’s two anime sequence, an upcoming anime movie trilogy, and a compilation anime movie. The franchise has additionally impressed two live-action movies, a sequence of stage musicals and a sequence of stage performs, in addition to numerous manga.

Johren launched the unique Touken Ranbu browser recreation in English in April 2021, and launched the smartphone model of the sport in August 2021.

Source: Live-action Touken Ranbu movie’s website, Mainichi Shimbun’s Mantan Web