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Ushijima the Loan Shark Film Slated for August

posted on 2012-01-29 23:48 EST

The official website for the live-action film Ushijima the Loan Shark (Yamikin Ushijima-kun) announced that the film will open in Japan in August. The film adapts Shohei Manabe's manga of the same name. The story depicts the human drama in the black market world, as seen through the eyes of the titular loan shark.

Takayuki Yamada (Train Man, Crying Out Love in the Center of the World, Crows Zero, Gantz, 13 Assassins) will reprise his lead role from the 2010 live-action television series version of the manga. In the film, Ushijima participates in a celebrity event to collect on a debt and meets an event leader named Jun.

Source: Comic Natalie


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