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Live-Action Tokyo Ghoul Film Opens in 10 Southeast Asian Territories

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines included

Cinema Today's livestream presentation of the live-action Tokyo Ghoul film's kickoff event on Friday revealed that the movie will open in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, and the Philippines. The event did not specify an opening date for each region.

Film distributor Encore Films previously announced that it will distribute the film in Singapore and Indonesia. The film opens in Singapore on August 3.

The film will premiere on July 3 at Anime Expo in Los Angeles, July 7 in Berlin, and July 10 at the Marunouchi Piccadilly theater in Chiyoda, Japan, before its wide opening in Japan on July 29.

The cast includes:

  • Masataka Kubota (live-action Death Note, Mars, Photo Braver 7 television series) as Ken Kaneki
  • Fumika Shimizu as Tōka Kirishima
  • Yuu Aoi (live-action Rurouni Kenshin's Megumi) as Rize Kamishiro
  • EXILE's Nobuyuki Suzuki as Kōtarō Amon
  • Yo Oizumi (voice of Layton in the Professor Layton series) as Kureo Mado
  • Kunio Murai (live-action Nobunaga Concerto) as Kuzen Yoshimura
  • Kenta Hamano (live-action Moteki) as Enji Koma
  • Nozomi Sasaki (One Piece Film Z) as Kaya Irimi
  • Shuntarō Yanagi (live-action Crows Explode) as Renji Yomo
  • Hiyori Sakurada (live-action Nigakute Amai) as Hinami Fueguchi
  • Shōko Aida (The Case of Hana & Alice) as Ryōko Fueguchi
  • Kai Ogasawara as Hideyoshi "Hide" Nagachika
  • Kabuki actor Minosuke Bandō as Uta
  • Shunya Shiraishi as Nishio Nishiki
  • Seika Furuhata as Yoriko Kosaka
  • Tomoya Maeno as Ippei Kusaba
  • Dankan as Hisashi Ogura
  • Ryō Iwamatsu as Akihiro Kanō

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. Don Davis (The Matrix film trilogy) is composing the film's music, and Nicholas Becker (Arrival, Zero Gravity, Batman Begins) is in charge of sound special effects.

RADWIMPS band songwriter and guitarist Yōjirō Noda's is performing the film's theme song "Banka" as part of his solo project illion.


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