Masataka Kubota (Death Note TV drama)-starring film will be released as planned on July 29
Following the 30-second teaser two weeks ago, the official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Sui Ishida's dark fantasy manga series Tokyo Ghoul today released a teaser visual featuring 28-year-old Masataka Kubota as the protagonist Ken Kaneki and five new cast photos. The new tagline is "Human and Ghoul. The One and Only Existence who Knows The Two Worlds."
Despite the unexpected retirement announcement by 22-year-old actress Fumika Shimizu who played the main heroine Touka Kirishima, the Kentaro Ogiwara (Snowman, Anniversary)-directed film is confirmed to be released in theaters across Japan as originally planned on July 29, 2017.
Masataka Kubota as Ken Kaneki
Fumika Shimizu as Touka Kirishima
Yu Aoi as Rize Kamishiro
Nobuyuki Suzuki as Kotaro Amon
Yo Oizumi as Kureo Mado
© Sui Ishida/Shueisha
© "Tokyo Ghoul" Production Committee