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News Bakugyaku Kazoku Manga Gets Live-Action Film
posted on 2011-01-12 23:15 EST
A live-action film adaptation of Bakugyaku Kazoku (Bakugyaku Family), Hiroshi Tanaka's manga about former teenage troublemakers who have grown up as a family, will open in November. Comedian/actor Yoshimi Toku leads the cast as Tetsu, the gang's former leader. Kento Hayashi plays his son Shuhei. Other members of the cast includes Sadao Abe, Tetsuji Tamayama, Nao Omori, Kazuki Kitamura, ARATA, and Mitsuko Baisho.
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