Versus Star Directs Sakigake!! Otoko Juku Live-Action

posted on by Egan Loo
Actor Tak Sakaguchi (Versus, Death Trance, Shinobi) is making his screenwriting and directing debut with a live-action movie based on Sakigake!! Otoko Juku, Akira Miyashita's classic Weekly Shonen Jump fighting manga. The 1985-91 manga about a boys' private school for delinquents sold 26 million volumes and already inspired a 1988 animated television series and movie. Shooting began this past April for a projected early spring release next year. Sakaguchi is playing the lead Momotarō, while the actor Shōei plays his friend Genji. Source: Sports Hōchi via Tokyograph

discuss this in the forum (6 posts) |
bookmark/share with:

News homepage / archives