The live-action film adaptation of Hiroyuki Ohashi‘s Zokki manga is getting a sequel titled ∞ Zokki Series. The 12-episode sequence will combine parts of a drama, documentary, and journey program.

The sequence will in all probability be pre-broadcast on the BS Japanext on April third. There will in all probability be event screenings inside the filming location of Aichi in May. The sequence will then begin streaming on Amazon Prime Video and completely different corporations in July.

Actors Naoto Takenaka, Takayuki Yamada, and Takumi Saitou are getting back from the film to direct the sequence. Takenaka will direct the story “Hirata-san” from the not too way back printed Zokki C, a sharp check out society by the perspective of a bookstore clerk. Yamada will direct “Kanshitо̄” (Watchtower) from Zokki B, a story a few man who shows one factor on a mysterious watchtower. Saitou will direct “Scene 1,” moreover from Zokki C, a story a few man and a woman in a ironmongery store.

The sequence may even attribute a “Ura Zokki” documentary part, which chronicles the sequence’ manufacturing, equally to the distinctive compilation film of the an identical establish. There may even be a model new “Travel Zokki,” a journey program that explores the attraction of their filming locations in Aichi. Rena Matsui and Fuku Suzuki, who had been inside the distinctive film, could be the vacationers. Matsui will also be narrating “Ura Zokki.”

The Zokki film had an advance screening in Gamagori metropolis in Aichi prefecture on March 2021, sooner than a wider opening in all of Aichi prefecture within the an identical month. Both preceded the film’s nationwide opening on April 2021.

The film first screened on the thirty third Tokyo International Film Festival, and on the fortieth Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival. Actors Takenaka, Yamada, and Saitou directed the film, with scripts by Yutaka Kuramochi.

The solid incorporates Riho Yoshioka, Fuku Suzuki, Shinnosuke Mitsushima, Yurina Yanagi, Sara Minami, Masanobu Andō, Pierre Taki, Yūsaki Mori, Jō Kujō, Mai Kiryū, Kumi Koda, Takehara Pistol, Yunho, Rena Matsui, Yūtarō Watanabe, Kōji Ishizaka, Ryūhei Matsuda, and Jun Kunimura.

The film had a companion film titled Ura Zokki that chronicled the film’s manufacturing.

The distinctive manga is a bunch of some of Ohashi’s earlier fast manga works that he beforehand printed independently, and accommodates many tales with humorous and pointed observations on life. Kanzen printed the manga in two collected volumes in 2017. Zokki C launched in March 2021.

Kenji Iwaisawa directed an anime film adaptation of Hiroyuki Ohashi‘s “ON-GAKU” manga titled ON-GAKU: Our Sound. The film opened in Japan in January 2020. GKIDS licensed the film in North America, and it screened as part of the Japan Cuts competitors in July 2020.

Source: Comic Natalie