Live-Action Garo Series Kaminokiba -JINGA- Reveals Cast, October Debut
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The official blog for the GARO franchise revealed on Friday that the Kaminokiba -JINGA- live-action series will premiere in Japan in October. The blog also revealed the show's main cast:
Masahiro Inoue as Jinga Mikage
Yūka Kōri as Fūsa
Sōshi Hagiwara as Tōma Mikage
Miyavi Matsunoi as Alva
Satomi Andō as Koyuri Mikage
Koh Takasugi as Rozan
Shigemitsu Ogi as Yōyū
Tōru Kazama as Mizuto Mikage
The previously announced Garo: Gekkō no Tabibito live-action film, which focuses on Raiga Saejima, will also open this year.
The first 25-episode live-action Garo series premiered on October 7, 2005 and has spawned multiple live-action films and television series. The live-action Zero: Dragon Blood series, the newest television series in the franchise, premiered on January 6, 2017.
Section23 Films' Kraken Releasing brand announced in October 2016 that it has licensed the original live-action Garo series. The company released the first 13 episodes on Blu-ray Disc on October 17, and it has since released various installments in the franchise. HIDIVE began streaming the original series last June.
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-, premiered on October 6. Crunchyroll streamed the series with English subtitles as it aired, and Funimation streamed the English dub.
Garo: Crimson Moon is getting an anime film, titled Usuzumizakura -Garo- (Gray Cherry Blossoms: Garo), which will premiere in October.
Source: Garo Project News Blog