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Live-Action Tokyo Ghoul Film's Anime Expo Report Video Streamed

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Film opens in Japan on July 29

Distributor Shochiku began streaming an Anime Expo report video on Saturday for the live-action Tokyo Ghoul film. The video features footage from the world premiere of the film at Anime Expo, fan reactions, and footage from the film itself.

Shochiku also began streaming a video on Friday for a Tokyo Ghoul AR shooting game collaboration with the BlippAR app. The app is available only for those who own the first manga volume and an MVTK movie ticket for the live-action film.

The film will open in Japan on July 29, and will also have 4DX screenings in Japan. Funimation has licensed the film and plans to release it theatrically in North America in Japanese with English subtitles. The film will get a release in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines, Germany, Autstria, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, the United States, Canada, Korea, China, Spain, Italy, the United Kingdom, and Ireland.

The cast includes:

Kentarō Hagiwara ("Super Star" short) directed 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) composed the film's music, and Nicholas Becker (Arrival, Zero Gravity, Batman Begins) was in charge of sound special effects. RADWIMPS band songwriter and guitarist Yōjirō Noda performed the theme song "Banka," under the name illion.

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