The Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFFF) features a selection of short and full-legnth films. It is known for its Golden Raven award, which is given to the most outstanding science-fiction, horror, or thriller film. Previous award winners have included Army of Darkness (1993) and I Am a Hero (2016).
The official Inuyashiki Twitter account has announced the film has won the 36th Golden Raven Award.
— 映画『いぬやしき』公式 (@inuyashiki_m) April 15, 2018
Inuyashiki tells the story of 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.
It was officially screened on April 10th and has already received high-praise. Hiroya Oku, the creator of the original manga series, stated that he was thrilled that international audiences could experience this unique Japanese series.
The Inuyashiki Live Action movie cast includes:
- Ichiro Inuyashiki – Noritake Kinashi
- Hiro Shishigami – Takeru Satoh ( Kamen Rider Den-O)
- 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)
Shinsuke Sato will direct the film and previously worked on the live action adaptations of GANTZ and GANTZ: Perfect Answer.
The film will be released in theaters on April 20, 2018.
Check out the newest trailer here: