Rurouni Kenshin Actress Emi Takei Guest-Stars in Shin-chan Film
posted on by Karen Ressler
Actress Emi Takei (live-action Rurouni Kenshin's Kaoru) will guest star in the upcoming 22nd film in the Crayon Shin-chan franchise: Eiga Crayon Shin-chan: Gachinko! Gyakushū no Robo Tō-chan (Crayon Shin-chan the Movie: Fight! Robo-Dad's Counterattack). In what will be her first voice-acting roll, Takei will play Teruyo Dandanbara, a police woman who causes trouble at the station with her eagerness to become a detective.
Additionally, talent star Crocket will guest-star as Hakase Gamma, a world-famous robotics expert. This is Crocket's second time playing a character in a Shin-chan film.
In the kindergartner "Shin-chan's" latest movie, his father goes for a massage to fix his sprained back. However, he returns home as a robot, "with a snort more powerful than an electric fan!"
Wataru Takahashi, a unit director of several previous Crayon Shin-chan films, is helming this new film. Kazuki Nakashima (Gurren Lagann, Kill la Kill) wrote the screenplay. The film will open in Japan on April 19, 2014.
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