Yosuke Sugino, Ōji Suzuka, Fumika Baba, Win Morisaki, Yūri Ōta, Shunsuke Daito join the cast
Kodoani.com – The official website for the live-action film adaptation of the manga by author Shin Sawada and artist Renji Asai is The Violence Action posted a trailer and teaser image on Friday. Both introduce additional cast and the film will open on August 19.
Kanna Hashimoto (left in the image below) plays the main character 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 as Kei Kikuno Ōji Suzuka as Watanabe Won Morisaki as Kaneko Takashi Okamura as Zura-san Yu Shirota as Michitaka-kun TYūri Ōta as Daria TShunsuke Daito as Daria Ayabe Jiro Sato as Sandaime (third generation leader) Katsunori Takahashi as Kinoshita
The manga’s story revolves around Kei Kikuno, an assassin who appears to be a nice and cute girl from the neighborhood but is actually a top hitgirl. Kei deftly tackles the job with his gun expertise and physical prowess.
Tōichirō Rutō is directing the film, and co-wrote the screenplay with Itaru Era.
The series launched in Shogakukan’s Yawaraka Spirits online magazine in April 2016. The series went on hiatus from March 2018 to June 2019 due to the author’s ill health. The series ranked in the top 20 manga for male readers in the 2018 edition of Takarajimasha’s Kono Manga ga Sugoi! (This manga is amazing!)
Asai drew a manga adaptation of Mamoru Hosoda’s The Boy and The Beast animated film
Daisuke Muroi is Sawada’s real name, he drew the Reiri manga with author Hitoshi Iwaaki (Hitorie , Parasyte) from December 2015 to December 2018.