Live-action ‘The Violence Action’ movie teaser features more cast, opening August 19 – Reuters


The official website for the live-action film adaptation from author Shin Sawada and artist Renji Asaiit is action against violence The manga released a teaser trailer and visual on Friday. Both feature more cast members and the film’s August 19 opening.


Kanna Hashimoto (left in image below) plays protagonist Kei Kikuno.

The main cast includes (left to right, top to bottom in the image below):

  • Fumika Baba as Shopkeeper
  • Yosuke Sugino as Terano
  • Kanna Hashimoto like Kei Kikuno
  • Oji Suzuka like Watanabe
  • Winning Morisaki like Kaneko
  • Takashi Okamura as Zura-san
  • Yu Shirota as Michitaka-kun
  • TYūri Ōta as Daria
  • T Shunsuke Daito as Ayabe
  • Jiro Sato as Sandaime (Third Generation Leader)
  • Katsunori Takahashi as Kinoshita

The manga’s story centers around Kei Kikuno, an assassin who seems like an easygoing and cute girl on the side, but is actually a top hitgirl. Kei expertly handles the job with his firearms expertise and physical prowess.

Tōichirō Rutō is directing the film and co-writing the screenplay alongside Itaru era.

The series launched on Shogakukanthe online magazine of Yawaraka Spirits in April 2016. The manga continued hiatus from March 2018 to June 2019 due to poor health of a creator. The series ranked in the top 20 manga for male readers in the 2018 edition of Takarajimashait is Kono Manga ga Sugoi! (This manga is amazing!).

Asai drew a manga adaptation of Mamoru Hosodait is The boy and the beast animated film and Yen Press released the series in English in North America.

Daisuke Muroi is Sawada’s real name, and he drew the Reiri manga with author Hitoshi Iwaaki (Story, Parasite) from December 2015 to December 2018.

Sources: The Violence Action Live Action Movie website, comedic Natalie


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