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Yua Kotegawa's Arcana Supernatural Manga Gets Live-Action Film

posted on 2013-03-14 19:30 EDT
Tao Tsuchiya to play 2 roles in film opening this fall

Yua Kotegawa's Arcana supernatural manga is getting a live-action film adaptation this fall starring Tao Tsuchiya. Tsuchiya previously played Renge in the live-action adaptation of Ouran High School Host Club, and she has also appeared in Ultraman Zero the Movie and Ryōmaden. Arcana will be Tsuchiya's first starring role in a film.

The love horror story takes place in a world where humans and dopplegangers can coexist. Tsuchiya will play the role of both Maki and Satsuki. Maki is a girl who can see and communicate with spirits. Masataka Nakagauchi plays a detective named Murakami who becomes attracted to Maki. Yoshitaka Yamaguchi (assistant director for Yatterman) is directing the film.

The original two-volume manga series ran in Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump magazine in 2000-2001.

Before the film opens, a short film titled Arcana Short Movie ~Doppleganger 3D~ starring Tokimi Fukami and Taro Suwa will air on SKY PerfecTV! and a 2D version will air on BS Sky Perfect on March 24.

Source: Eiga.com


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