Mariya Nishiuchi stars as Go Nagai's famous transforming android in film directed by A.T.
A short teaser trailer for Cutie Honey - Tears, an upcoming live-action action / science fiction film based off Go Nagai's 1973 manga starring a transforming lady android - is now available online. Directed by A.T. (Takeshi Asai), the film stars Mariya Nishiuchi as Honey Kisaragi / Cutie Honey.
Set in a near future dominated by AI technology, Cutie Honey - Tears involves a dystopic society where the rich elite live in cities that literally tower over the poor. Cutie Honey, an android capable of human emotion and imbued with the memories of the daughter of the genius scientist Dr. Kisaragi, confronts this corrupt system.
The original Cutie Honey manga ran from 1973 to 1974 in Akita Shoten's Weekly Shōnen Champion magazine, and has inspired numerous anime adaptations (Cutie Honey TV, New Cutie Honey, Re: Cutie Honey), live-action adaptations (a 2004 live-action film directed by Hideaki Anno, Cutie Honey: The Live TV series), and spin-offs (Cutie Honey Flash).
Cutie Honey - Tears hits Japanese theaters on October 01, 2016. The film also stars Takahiro Miura as reporter Seiji Hayami and Sousuke Takaoka as Resistance leader Kazuhito Uraki.
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