VIDEO: Shokotan Prepares for First Live-Action Role... with Nunchucks

Noburu Iguchi's "Nuiguruma Z" to be released next spring

Fresh off her role voicing the Oracle Fish in Dragon Ball Z: War of Gods, otaku idol Shoko "Shokotan" Nakagawa has landed a new, bigger part. In her first live-action role, she's set to star as the heroine of the new film from splatter horror and tokusatsu homage director Noboru Iguchi (Machine Girl, RoboGeisha, Karate-Robo Zaborgar, Zombie Ass).

The project, titled Nuiguruma Z is expected to be released next spring. Karate black-belt Rina Takeda (High Kick Girl!) co-stars.



Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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