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Yu Inaba and Kasumi Yamaya to Star in NY Max Man

Yu Inaba will star in superhero movie NY Max Man in his first leading role. NY Max Man is the third volume of the Bros. Max Man series. Production is being handled by TV Asahi and Yoshimoto Kogyo Co, Ltd.

Inaba was in Kamen Rider Drive as Go Shijima/Kamen Rider Mach. He also appeared in the “HiGH & LOW” series. In NY Max Man, he will play Hiro Max, the grandson of Maxxman, who runs a detective agency in New York. The movie will involve a kidnapping plot and has a scheduled run time of 65 minutes.

In addition, Kasumi Yamaya, formerly Kasumi Momochi/Momoninger of Shuriken Sentai Ninninger will star as the heroine. Ryo Ryusei (Daigo Kiryu/Kyoryu Red in Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger) and Yudai Chiba (Alata of Tensou Sentai Goseiger) will also appear.

Inaba gave a statement about his upcoming role:
“Since the movie was announced, I felt a lot of pressure. But I challenged those feelings, and I changed my view to be more enthusiastic about this third movie in the series. As I was surrounded by people who were transforming in this series, I think everyone felt nervous. Please watch the new Maxxman, Hiro Max, as I solve these new incidents. Please see it at the theater.”

The film is scheduled to be screened at the Okinawa International Film Festival on April 20-23, 2017.

Article Sources: SPICE ePlus

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