Live-Action "Bakuman" Casts Its Eiji Nizuma

CG battle scenes also promoted

Shota Sometani (lead in the live-action Parasyte) has been cast as rival Eiji Nizuma in the 2015 live-action adaptation of Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata's Shonen Jump manga about making manga, Bakuman. Speaking about his role, Sometani talked up working with a special inking pen for the filming and promised some fun CG battle scenes to go with the human drama.



Hitoshi Ōne, who previously directed the live-action adaptation of Mitsurou Kubo manga Moteki helms the movie with Takeru Satoh (live-action Kenshin's Kenshin) as Moritaka Mashiro and Ryunosuke Kamiki (live-action Kenshin's Sōjirō Seta) as Akito Takagi.


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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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