Check out the AJIN Live action movie trailer

Ajin: Demi-Human: Ajin is a live-action adaptation of a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Gamon Sakurai. Kei Nagai dies in a car accident, but realises he is a type of immortal known as Ajin (demi-human). Hunted by humans, Ajin is eventually found by the government and used as a subject in cruel experiments. He finds fellow demi-humans along the way as he escapes and goes on the run. This film will be set in Tokyo in 2017. In the film, Kei is a medical intern, with his age changed to match Satoh’s.

Katsuyuki Motohiro will be directing this up and coming film this director is well experienced and known for directing Psyco-Pass, Space Travelers, Bayside Shakedown. And many other films.

In the original manga’s story, an immortal first appeared on an African battlefield 17 years ago. Later, rare, unknown new immortal lifeforms began appearing among humans, and they became known as “Ajin” (demi-humans).

Just before summer vacation, a Japanese high school student named Kei Nagai is instantly killed in a traffic accident on his way home from school. However, he is revived, and a bounty is placed on his head. Thus, begins a boy’s life on the run from all of humankind.The manga already inspired a 3D CG anime film trilogy, two television anime seasons, and three original anime DVDs by Polygon Pictures. 

This film is scheduled to come out in Japan on September the 30th 

Check out the cast: 

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(1) Takeru Satoh as Kei Nagai (centre left),  (2) Gou Ayano as Satō (centre right), the antagonist and member of an ajin terroist group that wants to befriend Kei  (Left column, top to bottom): (3)  Tetsuji Tamayama as Yū Tosaki, a member of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare and Ajin Control Commission, (4)Rina Kawaei as Izumi Shimomura, an ajin who is Tosaki’s secreterary and bodyguard, (5) Minami Hanabe as  Eriko Nagai younger sister, (6) Yuu Shirota Kōji Tanaka, a member of an ajin terrorist group (7) Yudai Chiba as Okuyama, a member of an ajin terrorist group (8) Yūki Yamada as Takahashi, a member of an ajin terrorist group

 


Sources: (1) Cinema Today (2) Anime News Network

Written by SCORPZGCA

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