Funimation just announced on their blog that they have snagged the license for the Tokyo Ghoul Live Action Movie. Check out the press release below and tell us your thoughts on the trailer for this live action adaptation.
Tokyo Ghoul is back and this time it’s more real than ever. We’re excited to announce that Funimation will have the license for the Tokyo Ghoul Live-Action movie and that it will be coming to theaters soon!
This will be a brand new Japanese live-action film based on the hit manga that inspired the anime coming to theaters in Japanese audio with English subtitles. See the all-star cast below:
|Ken Kaneki||Masataka Kubota||Light Yagami in Death Note TV Series, 2015|
|Toka Kirishima||Fumika Shimizu||Yuki Jojima in Kamen Rider Fourze, 2011-2012|
|Rize Kamishiro||Yu Aoi||Megumi in Rurouni Kenshin Live-Action Movies, 2012-2014|
|Kotaro Amon||Nobuyuki Suzuki||Member of EXILE|
|Kureo Mado||Yo Oizumi||Tatara (voice) in The Boy and the Beast, 2015|
Also American fans, grab a cup of coffee because there will be a YouTube livestream about the film in Japanese with English subtitles, featuring director Kentaro Hagiwara, actor Masataka Kubota AND a special internet appearance by the original author of Tokyo Ghoul, Sui Ishida!
Bookmark this page and come back here to the video below to watch the announcement.