Sequel to Corpse Party film is slated for production, starring Rina Ikoma of Nogizaka46

A sequel to summer hit Corpse Party is slated for production, starring Rina Ikoma of Nogizaka46.

A macabre work of art lauded by indie gamers

Legendary horror adventure game series with 15 years' legacy to be unleashed as live-action movie!

With console game and comic book sales reaching more than 100,000 and 1 billion respectively, and with forays into novelizations, original animes, and a drama CD (voice dramatization), the live action horror adventure game “Corpse Party”, the live action film was a smash hit when it was released in August of 2015 starring national idol Rina Ikoma of Nogizaka46. The simultaneous release on Niconico Online Cinemas was a wild success. Faithfully reproducing the horror of the original works, Rina Ikoma stunned audiences. Corpse Party stayed in theaters until October, characterizing it as a long-running smash hit.

Blu-ray/DVD Information


Corpse Party is now available on Blu-ray and DVD! The “Unlimited” Blu-ray and DVDswith special features are currently in production. The special edition includes bonus footage, with a total of 108 minutes of running time. The new release Blu-ray/DVD includes photo sets of the four stars.
[Blu-ray] Corpse Party Unlimited Special Edition
⬛Price: ¥5,800+tax ⬛Contents: Unlimited Blu-ray Disk + Bonus Footage DVD Disk
[DVD] Corpse Party Unlimited Special Edition
⬛Price: ¥4,800+tax ⬛Contents: Unlimited DVD Disk + Bonus Footage DVD
[DVD] Corpse Party Unlimited Standard Version
⬛Price: ¥2,980+tax ⬛Contents: Unlimited DVD Disk


Interview/Photo Session for the Crew

Director: Masafumi Yamada

A graduate of the Visual Arts Osaka Professional Total Creative School, Yamada received the Audience Choice Award at the 26th Pia Film Festival for his feature work, “Tsuburo no Kara”. He then went on to receive critical acclaim for his artistic vision at a number of international film festivals, including the Vancouver International Film Festival, Busan International Film Festival, and Sarajevo Film Festival. Subsequently, Yamada directed the “Hontouni Atta Kowai Hanashi” horror series. In 2009, he directed “Hitori Kakurenbo Gekijo-ban”, his first commercial film, and “Hitori Kakrenbo Shin Gekijo-ban ”. “Tentsuki Roku Chome” followed in 2011, and “xGame 2” in 2012. Yamada directed “Toire no Hanako-san Shin Gekijo-ban” in 2013.



Author of Original Works: Makoto Kedōin

Kedouin is a graduate of the Osaka University of Arts Film Department. The creator of Corpse Party, its remakes, and spin-offs, Kedoin won the Aski Entertainment Software Contest in 1997 for his creation of the original game. Besides supervising the wide range of Corpse Party comics, novels, and OVA, he has also poured his energy into the production of original series “DOLLSFALL”, “Harukaze Chojobu!”, “ Genkaisei Nuno★Magical Pantsour!” and numerous other original comics and screenplays. Kedoin specializes in the macabre.

Corpse Party Sequel
(Official title to be decided)
Starring: Rina Ikoma (Nogizaka 46)
Director: Masafumi Yamada
Original Work by: Team GrisGris/MAGES./5pb.

Coming to theaters
Summer 2016


Interview/Photo Session for the Stars

Rina Ikoma (Nogizaka 46)
Born December 29, 1995 in Akita Prefecture, Ikoma was selected for the first generation of Nogizaka46 in 2011. She was the central member for Nogizaka46's first five singles, and was the frontgirl for Taiyou Knock. She continues to make appearances in magazines and variety shows. She starred in PIRAMEKINO, Special Research Police JUMPolice (TV Tokyo), and made her starring role debut in Corpse Party.

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Ryosuke Ikeoka
Born September 3rd, 1993, in Aichi Prefecture, Ikeoka is a member of the young male actor group D-BOYS. His major roles include his work in “1/11 Juuichi Bun no Ichi”, “Tsukakouhei TRIPLE IMPACT Romance 2015, ”, “*pnish* vol. 14 “Mao JUVENILE REMIX” for the stage”, and D Stage 17th production “Yuhiden”, and “Zankokukageki Litchi☆Hikari Club”.



Nozomi Maeda
Born June 16th, 1993 in Saitama Prefecture, Maeda began her modeling career in 2006 when she won a contest and then began exclusively modeling for Pichi Lemon magazine (Gakken). In 2010, after moving on from Pichi Lemon, and began working exclusively for Popteen beginning with their May 2011 issue. While modeling, she starred in historical TV drama “Ryomaden” (NHK), films “The Chasing World 4” (2012), and “Rinjo Gekijo-ban” (2013), TV show “GARO ~Yami wo Terasu Mono~” (TV Tokyo), film “ONOGAWA” (2014), TV show 10 “Kami No Tsuki” (NHK) and numerous other projects on TV and on the screen.

JUN (BEE SHUFFLE)
Jun (of the Harajuku boys group BEE SHUFFLE), has charmed many fans with his dashing smile and affable Kansai accent. While overcoming obstacles, his two singles have reached 5th place on the Oricon charts, and he won the main role in “Harajuku Denier”, and starred in “Shin★Kanpai Senshi After V”. Jun is a new face to be reckoned with outside of the music industry!

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