Warner Bros. Japan began streaming a behind-the-scenes video for the live-action film of Toshio Sako‘s Usogui (The Lie Eater) manga on Friday. The video displays Ryūsei Yokohama and Shohei Miura having fun with their respective characters Baku Madarame and Ikki Sadakuni in a scene the place the characters are having fun with a high-stakes mannequin of the earlier maid recreation.

Live-Action Usogui Film Posts Behind-the-Scenes Video on Opening DayThe film opened on Friday. A companion live-action four-episode internet sequence titled Usogui -Kurama Ranko-hen/Kaji Takaomi-hen- (The Lie Eater -Ranko Kurama’s Story/Takaomi Kaji’s Story) began streaming on the dTV streaming service on the similar day.

The film stars Ryūsei Yokohama as a result of the protagonist Baku Madarame. Hayato Sano performs Baku’s confederate Takaomi Kaji. Hideo Nakata (Ring, Dark Water, L change the WorLd) is directing the film. B’z is performing the film’s theme music “Live.”

The live-action film was launched in 2016.

The story of Usogui follows an excellent gambler named Baku “Usogui” Madarame as he lays down his life as a result of the wager for various video video games.

Sako began the Usogui manga in 2006, and ended it in December 2017. The manga has 49 volumes. Sako launched a by-product manga titled Usogui -Rikkainin Yakō Hikoichi- (The Lie Eater: Referree Hikoichi Yakō) in Weekly Young Jump in October 2021, and ended it in November 2021. The major manga impressed an distinctive video animation (OVA) bundled with the manga’s twenty sixth amount in 2012.

Sources: Warner Bros. Japan‘s YouTube channel, Mainichi Shimbun’s Mantan Web