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sdsichero wrote:Oh yisss...
5月24日公開映画『キカイダー REBOOT』より、キカイダー＆ハカイダーの新ビジュアルが解禁！ 初代ジローを演じた伴大介さんの出演も決定！
EDIT: Movie's webpage is live: http://kikaider.jp/
Whoa! That looks really cool! When does this start?
In addition, Daisuke Ban, who starred as the protagonist Jiro in the original series, will join the film's cast.
Jingi Irie (Risō no Musuko, Take Five) will replace Jiro in the new film and Aimi Satsukawa (Nezumi, Edo wo Hashiru; True Love) will play Dr. Komyoji's daughter Mitsuko. Other cast members will include Kazushige Nagashima, Hirotarō Honda, and Ryūji Harada.
The film's story will take place in a future where the "Ark Project" uses robots to solve problems that the Japanese government can't solve with human power alone. When robot engineering expert Nobuhiko Komyoji dies, his rivals steal his plans and start causing chaos until a conscious robot Jiro (Kikaider), created by Komyoji, appears as the hero.
An event held at the Yoshimoto Kogyo Tokyo headquarters on Wednesday announced that Japanese comedian Tekken's three-minute "manga" animation titled Furiko (Pendulum) will be adapted into a live action film starring kabuki and film actor Shidou Nakamura (Death Note's Ryuk). Though overjoyed by the news, Tekken admits he had not previously been informed of this.
Pendulum, originally a manga "flip book" animation with over 1,620 hand-drawn images by Tekken, depicts the story of a married couple through the years. The animation attracted over 3 million views on YouTube since its initial in release on a Japanese variety show in 2012. After watching the video that same year, British rock group MUSE used Pendulum as the official music video for their song "Exogenesis: Symphony Part 3 (Redemption). Panelist at the 42nd Japan Cartoonist Awards held by the Japan Cartoonists Association of Manga Creators honored Tekken for last May for Pendulum, lauding the short as "a work that shows us the new potential of manga."
May 24th can't you read?
misac wrote:Speaking of pics, here's some updates from the Chroma Squad game.
The official website for the Ressha Sentai TōQGer television series announced on Monday that the Ressha Sentai TōQGer Vs. Kamen Rider Gaim Haru Yasumi Gattai Special (Train Sentai TōQGer Vs. Kamen Rider Gaim Spring Vacation Combining Special) will air on March 30 from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. According to the website, this will be the first full-fledged "dream" television special matchup between the Super Sentai and Kamen Rider franchises. (The two franchises have had film crossovers, and the casts of Samurai Sentai Shinkenger and Kamen Rider Decade co-starred in two episodes in each others' series.)
This will be the first time that the Ressha Sentai TōQGer and Kamen Rider Gaim casts are co-starring together. Plus, three Showa-era Kamen Riders — the original Kamen Rider 1, Kamen Rider 2, and Kamen Rider V3 — will also appear in the special, and the heroes will "confront a new, strongest-ever enemy!"
A new live-action super sentai parody show titled Kanpai Senshi After V (Cheers! Warriors After Five) will premiere on April 7. The show follows the Golden Warriors Treasure Five members who battle an evil organization around Akihabara. The comedy-drama picks up "after hours" when the members have a beer after fighting evil all day. The show was shot at the real Nijyu-maru Akihabara sake bar.
The series stars Ryota Murai (Kamen Rider Decade) as the red warrior, Kazuki Kato (Kamen Rider Kabuto) as the blue warrior, singer You Kikkawa (Kirarin Revolution, Sengoku Collection) as the pink warrior, Akihiro Kimura (one half of the Buffalo Goro comedy duo, live-action Moyashimon) as the aging yellow warrior, and stand-up comedian Tsubasa Tobinaga (one half of the Rubber Girl comedy duo) as the green warrior. Toru Hosokawa (Polar Bear's Café scripts) is directing the series.
A Wednesday press conference at Tokyo's Akagi Shrine announced that Masayuki Ochiai (Parasite Eve, Shutter, live-action TV The Girl Who Leapt Through Time) will write and direct a new Juon/The Grudge horror film. Juon: Owari no Hajimari (The Grudge: Beginning of the End) will begin shooting on Tuesday and will open in Japanese theaters on June 28.
Nozomi Sasaki (Tenshi no Koi, Dohyo Girl) will star as a schoolteacher named Yui who goes to investigate her student's home after he is absent. The student, Toshio Saeki (Kai Kobayashi), lives in a house hiding a horrific secret. Yui must relive the horrors that took place there 10 years ago and find the truth hiding in the home.
Ultraman production company Tsuburaya Productions filed for a trademark for "Ultraman Victory" in Japan on January 21. The company's most recent series, Ultraman Ginga, ended in December.
The official website for the forthcoming Mobile Police Patlabor live-action project titled THE NEXT GENERATION -PATLABOR- today launched "Virtual Special Vehicle Section 2 Tour," a special service allowing viewers to take a virtual tour of the set of Tokyo Metropolitan Police Special Vehicle Section 2 used in the films.
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