Announcement coincides with the release of the 11th and final manga volume in Japan
The music mixing / culinary adventures of Tonkatsu DJ Agetaro may be drawing to a conclusion in comic book form with the publication of the 11th and final volume of the manga in Japan on November 02, 2017, but a brave new world awaits our hip hop cutlet hero in the form of a live-action film adaptation.
コミックス最終巻発売に合わせて「とんかつDJアゲ太郎」実写映画化、解禁されました！これはアガる！目下準備中ですが、キャスト・スタッフなど詳細はジャンプ+と本アカウントで随時お伝えしていきます。乞うご期待！ pic.twitter.com/pvjqIyseq6— 『とんかつＤＪアゲ太郎』公式 (@tonkatsu_DJ) November 1, 2017
Further details about the live-action film (such as the cast and the staff) will be revealed at a later date via Shonen Jump+ and the official Twitter feed for Tonkatsu DJ Agetaro (@tonkatsu_DJ).
The origina Tonkatsu DJ Agetaro manga is written by Iipyao and illustrated by Yūjirō Koyama, and it was serialized in Shueisha's Shonen Jump+ digital manga magazine. The series was also adapted into a 2016 TV anime with direction by Akitaro Daichi and animation by Studio Deen. Crunchyroll describes Tonkatsu DJ Agetaro as follows:
The 3rd generation owner of a pork cutlet store Agetaro Katsumata discovers a similarity between pork cutlet stores and DJs in clubs. Discovering the similarity of the completely different two, he aims to become the master of both a DJ and a pork cutlet store!
Source: Anime! Anime!
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