The live action Inuyashiki film was previously announced earlier this year. The movie follows the original manga by Hiroya Oku, creator of GANTZ. In the series, 58-year-old Ichiro Inuyashiki and Hiro Shishigami, who have been transformed into cyborgs after being struck by a mysterious meteor.
The series follows the opposite personalities of the men: Inuyashiki is inspired to help people while Shishigami wants bloodshed.
Noritake Kinashi has been cast as the protagonist Inuyashiki, while Takeru Satoh of Kamen Rider Den-O will portray Shishigami. Shinsuke Sato will direct the film and previously worked on the live action adaptations of GANTZ and GANTZ: Perfect Answer.
Additonal Cast includes:
- Naoyuki Ando – Kanata Hongo (GANTZ, Fullmetal Alchemist)
- Shion Watanabe – Fumi Nikaido
- Mari Inuyashiki – Ayaka Miyoshi
- Takeshi Inuyashiki – Nayuta Fukuzaki
- Marie Inuyashiki – Mari Hamada
- Yuko Shishigami – Yuki Saito
- Detective Hagihara – Yusuke Iseya (Casshern)
The film will be released in theaters on April 20, 2018.
Check out the trailer here:
Official Website: Inuyashiki Movie