The official website for the live-action adaptation to “Tokyo Yamimushi” began streaming the first trailer for the film. “Tokyo Yamimushi” is a manga series written and illustrated by Yuuki Honda published in Hakusensha. Yuuki Honda also recently launched a sequel series entitle Tokyo Yamimushi -2nd Scenario- Pandora.
The film stars Ren Kiriyama (“The Castle of Crossed Destinies”, “Public Affairs Office in the Sky”) as Ryo Kato, Kosuke Toyohara (“A Gentle Rain Falls for Fukushima”, “Taira no Kiyomori”) as Asamura.
The film is directed by Sakichi Sato who also has done screenplay adaptations of manga series like Tokyo Zombie, Ichi The Killer, and Gozu. “Tokyo Yamimushi” premiers in Japan this Summer. Check out the trailer below. Have you read the manga series?