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Live-Action Tokyo Ghoul Film Reveals English Poster, Worldwide Streaming of Launch Event

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Lauch event on June 2 features appearances by Masataka Kubota, Kentarō Hagiwara, Sui Ishida

The staff for the live-action film of Sui Ishida's Tokyo Ghoul manga revealed the film's overseas poster on Sunday.

The Japanese entertainment news website Cinema Today will also stream a launch event for the film live worldwide. The official website for the film has posted details in English about the event.

The event starts on June 2 at 6:30 p.m. JST (5:30 a.m. EDT). The event will feature appearances by actor Masataka Kubota, director Kentarō Hagiwara, and original manga author Sui Ishida (Ishida's appearance will be by text through the internet). The event will show a special video for the film, and will also host a question and answer session. Fans can submit questions for the Q&A session from the YouTube chat function for the video.

The film stars:

The film will open in Japan on July 29.

Kentarō Hagiwara ("Super Star" short) is directing the film, and the production shot principal photography from last July to September. Masanori Morikawa, a Christian Dada designer and a fan of the original manga, designed the masks and costumes of the ghouls in the film.

Source: Cinema Today

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