News Garo: Kaminokiba Live-Action Film's Teaser Video Reveals January 6 Debut
posted on 2017-09-25 13:00 EDT
The official website of the Garo franchise began streaming a teaser video for the upcoming Garo: Kaminokiba live-action film on Monday. The video reveals that the film will open in Japan on January 6.
The official website also revealed more returning cast members:
- Miki Nanri as Rian
- Sakina Kuwae as Ryūme
- Miyavi Matsunoi as Amily
- Tomohito Wakizaki as Daigo Akizuki
- Moka Komatsu as Haruna
- Shigeru Izumiya as D Ringo
- Momoko Kuroki as Yukihime
JAM Project is returning from previous Garo installments to perform the film's opening theme song "Kaminokiba ~The Fang of the Apocalypse~." The theme song will be featured on the original album TOKYO DIVE, which will ship on October 18.
The live-action Zero: Dragon Blood series, the newest entry in the franchise, premiered on January 6. The franchise is also getting a new live-action film focused on Raiga Saejima titled Garo: Yuena no Tabibito.
The Garo the Animation and Garo: Crimson Moon television anime aired in 2014 and 2015, respectively, and FUNimation Entertainment streamed both series. Funimation has also released both series on home video. Garo: Divine Flame, a film sequel to Garo the Animation, opened in Japan in May 2016. The latest anime entry in the Garo franchise, Garo -Vanishing Line-, will premiere on October 6.
Section23 Films' Kraken Releasing brand announced in October 2016 that it has licensed the original live-action Garo series. The company plans to release the first 13 episodes on Blu-ray Disc in October. HDIVE began streaming the series in June. Kareken Releasing also plans to release other installments in the Garo franchise. The first 25-episode series premiered on October 7, 2005 and has spawned multiple live-action films and television series.