Flag Pictures has revealed three more actors in the fourth character video for Tonde Saitama ~Biwako Yori Ai o Komete~ (Fly Me to Saitama: From Lake Biwa With Love, a clear homage to the novel and film. James Bond From Russia with Love) live-action sequel on Thursday.
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The newly announced cast includes:
The previously announced cast includes:
Gackt and Fumi Nikaidō return from the first film as Rei Asami and Momomi Dannoura. Ryō Katō, Tsubasa Masuwaka, Maju Ozawa, and Shoko Nakahara will also return in the film as Nobuo Shimokawa, Oko, Sazae, and Awabi, respectively.
The sequel will premiere in Japan on November 23, the film has been delayed from its original release schedule last year. The staff halted production following lead actor Gackt’s announcement of an indefinite hiatus in September 2021. The hiatus was due to an early-onset neurological illness that was evolving into a “condition” life-threatening condition”, leading to dysphonia (speech disorder). voice). Gackt announced in May 2022 that he was recovering physically and the film resumed production in October 2022.
The film’s sequel focuses on the second phase of the “Japanese Saitamization Plan” of the Saitama Liberation Front led by the Saitama Liberation Front. Rei Asami (Gackt) and Momomi Dannoura (Nikaidō). In search of greater freedom and peace, the group heads to the Kansai region to the west, where an incident between east and west will spark a fierce battle.
The first Tonde Saitama (Fly Me to Saitama) film premiered in Japan in February 2019. The film sold 191,000 tickets for 259,038,800 yen (about US$2.33 million) in its first week. premiered and topped the Japanese box office.
Maya originally launched the one-volume manga in Hakusensha’s Hana in Yume magazine in 1982. Takarajimasha published a new compilation version of the manga in 2015 titled Kono Manga ga Sugoi! Tonde Saitama manga. The manga has more than 660,000 copies in print. Maya also created Patalliro! The comedy manga has inspired several anime projects.
Source: Press release