The official website for Touken Ranbu The Movie – Reimei (Dawn) –the second live-action film adaptation of Touken Ranbu, the video game franchise from Nitroplus and DMM Games, has released a teaser visual and trailer announcing the release date of March 31, 2023.
TIED TOGETHER: Touken Ranbu’s live-action film sequel is greenlit for a 2023 release
Teaser visual with the slogan “History and friends disappear together…”.
The first film with the title Touken Ranbu The Movie (The title has been changed to Touken Ranbu The Movie – Keishou (succession) – when the DVD and Blu-ray were released) was directed by Saiji Yakumo (Ankoku Jyoshi) from a screenplay by the acclaimed author of tokusatsu scenarios Yasuko Kobayashi (Kamen Rider Ryuki/Den-0/000, Ressha Sentai ToQger) and was released in Japan on January 18, 2019. The 105-minute film was well-received by critics and fans of the original game and its stage play adaptations, earning a whopping 920 million yen (US$7.43 million) domestic run.
All of the main cast have been confirmed to return. Akira Emoto as Michinaga Fujiwara, Kanji Tsuda as Yorimitsu Fujiwara and Terunosuke Takezai when Seimei Abeno joins the cast. The story of the second film takes place in the year 995, the middle Heian period. The first film takes place in the Sengoku period around 1582 when Oda Nobunaga was murdered.
The first movie Saiji Yakumo returns to the director’s chair and is the producer of the first film Hideyuki Kobashi and the creator of the Demonbane game series Jin Haganeya rewrite a script.
March 31, 2023 (金) https://t.co/rqsXhiDh2R pic.twitter.com/z9vXyyZTNI
— 『映画刀剣乱舞』公式 (@toukenthemovie) November 23, 2022
The main actors:
- Hiroki Suzuki as Mikazuki Munechika
- Yoshihiko Aramaki as Yamanbagiri Kunihiro
- Masanari Wada as Heshikiri Hasebe
- Mizuki Umezu as Yamanbagiri Chouki
- Takanmichi Sato as Higekiri
- Ryosuke Yamamoto as Hizamaru
- Fuma Sadamoto as Honebami Toushirou
- Reo Honda as Ichigo Hitofuri
- Eito Konishi as Horikawa Kunihiro
- Yuuki Tamaki as Kogarasumaru
Source: “Touken Ranbu The Movie – Reimei -” official website / Twitter
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