Garo: Kaminokiba Live-Action Film's Teaser Video Reveals January 6 Debut
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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 film will focus on Ryūga Dōgai, and Wataru Kuriyama is reprising his role as Ryūga. Franchise creator Keita Amemiya is directing and scripting the film.
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.