Yoshizawa plays a man hired to give horrible gifts to naughty children at Christmas
Kodoani.com – Comedy Manga Black Night Parade by Hikaru Nakamura is adapting a live-action film that will open across Japan on December 23. Ryō Yoshizawa (live-action Gintama, Bleach, Kamen Rider Fourze) is starring in the film, and Yūichi Fukuda (live-action Gintama, Bleach, Kamen Rider Fourze) is starring in the film. liveWotakoi : Love is Hard for Otaku, Gintama, HK / Hentai Kamen) is directing (and co-writing the screenplay with Tetsuo Kamata).
The story is about Miharu Hino, a young man who can’t get into college or get a steady gig, so he ends up spending every day at his convenience store part-time job. . However, this kind man somehow got a job through “Black Santa” at a company that distributes horrible gifts to naughty children. (“Black companies” is a Japanese slang term for exploitative workplaces.)
Kanna Hashimoto (live-action Kaguya-sama: Love is War, Gintama, Kingdom) plays Shino Hojō, Miharu’s genius hacking colleague at Santa Claus House, a company that distributes gifts to children around the world.
Taishi Nakagawa (Josee, The Tiger and the Fish, live-action Your Lie in April, Sonic’s Japanese voice in 2020’s Sonic the Hedgehog) plays Kaiser Tanaka, Miharu’s flamboyant colleague and rival while they work at grocery store.
Keisuke Watanabe (live-action Fullmetal Alchemist sequel) plays Teppei Kohira, a taciturn, emotionless but kind coworker who always takes care of Miharu for some reason.
Yoshizawa noted that this is his second time working with Fukuda on a film adaptation (after Gintama), and he is excited and looking forward to collaborating again. He added that he spent “horribly hot nights” running around the streets in his bulky Santa suit “drenched in sweat, tears and blood”, and joked that of all Of all the sweaty exploiters, Santa is probably the worst.
Nakamura drew an illustration to celebrate the film’s completion:
Nakamura launched the manga in Shueisha’s Weekly Young Jump magazine in November 2016. Shueisha published the manga’s first compiled book volume in December 2016, and it published the seventh volume last December. The manga has also been released in other locations, including Ultra Jump, Digital Margaret, Shonen Jump +, Cinra.net, Line Manga, pixiv Comic, Nico Nico Seiga, etc.
Nakamura is also currently drawing the manga Saint Young Men, which began in 2006. The story follows the daily lives of Jesus and Gautama Buddha, two roommates living in an apartment in Tokyo. An original two-episode anime DVD project produced by A-1 Pictures shipped in 2012 and 2013, and the manga also inspired an anime film in 2013. Since then, the manga has had a movie adaptation. real human body.
Nakamura’s previous work includes Arakawa Under the Bridge, published from December 2004 to July 2015. The manga has spanned 14 volumes and inspired two television anime series and a human television series. real and a live-action movie. Vertical has licensed the manga and is releasing it in volumes.
Nakamura also illustrated the novel Juni Taisen: Zodiac War by NisiOisin. Viz Media released the novel in October 2017 and it inspired a television anime. The book got a sequel in December 2017.