Maggy Joins Cast of Tokyo Ghoul S Live-Action Film
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The film will open in Japan on July 19.
Masataka Kubota (center in image below) is returning as Ken Kaneki, but Maika Yamamoto (left in image below) is replacing Fumika Shimizu as Tōka Kirishima. (Shimizu retired from acting to join the Happy Science religious organization in 2017.) Shota Matsuda (right in image below) is joining the cast as Shū Tsukiyama, a character who appears in the manga but was not in the last film.
Other previously revealed cast members include:
Kunio Murai as Yoshimura
Shuntarō Yanagi as Renji Yomo
Mai Kiryū as Kimi Nishino
Jiyoung as Itori
The first film premiered on July 3, 2017 at Anime Expo in Los Angeles. The film then opened in Japan on July 29, 2017, and ranked #5 in its opening weekend in Japan. Funimation screened the first film in theaters in the United States in October 2017.