The official YouTube channel for The Tiger Mask, the upcoming live action film version of Ikki Kajiwara's Tiger Mask manga from 1960s, has posted a 27 seconds-long teaser trailer. And the official site of the film revealed the poster visual today.
170cm-tall actor Eiji Wentz plays the title role Tiger Mask/Naoto Date. An orphan named Naoto Date was trained to be a heel pro-wrestler by Mister X (played by Sho Aikawa) for his mysterious organization Tiger's Cave. But Date betrays the organization in order to help other orphans and becomes a babyface in the ring. Mr. X starts sending numerous assassin wrestlers to punish him.
The Tiger Mask is directed by a LA-based Japanese director Ken Ochiai and is scheduled to be released in Japan in this November.
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