Live-Action Dol:Men X Idol Comedy Film's Trailer Streamed

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Film about aliens attempting world domination through idol industry opens on June 15

The staff for the live-action film adaptation of Yuuna Takagi's Dol:Men X manga unveiled the film's trailer on Saturday. The film will open in Japan on June 15.

The staff also revealed a still of AKB48's Yui Yokoyama as a reporter.

The manga already inspired a four-episode mini-series that premiered in March. The film will recount the television series' story with new scenes set 15 years later.

The cast includes (left to right in picture above):

  • Yūki Ogoe as Nii
  • Arata Horii as Sai
  • Jun Shison as Leader
  • Kōdai Asaka as Ichii

The cast also includes:

Tina Tamashiro as Yoi

Renn Kiriyama as Shūgo Sanemitsu

Yoshimi Tokui as President Hatano

The manga centers on four alien men who plan on dominating the world by striving for idol stardom. Joining them is an alien otaku girl.

Naoko Komuro (NTV) is directing the project. Shōgō Kashida is penning the scripts. Mami Fujimori is credited for planning and production. Tarō Makido is composing the music, and Mayumi Natsu is in charge of choreography. Norihiko Nishi is credited as chief producer at NTV, while Hiroe Suzuma (NTV) and Tetsuya Sakashita (AXON) are credited as producers.

Takagi launched the manga in Shogakukan's Hibana magazine, and ended it last April. Shogakukan published the manga's fourth and final compiled book volume last July.

Source: Comic Natalie

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