Historical Manga "The Great War of Archimedes" Gets Live-Action Film

Seinen manga by Norifusa Mita chronicles a mathematical genius's attempts to save the Imperial Navy from disaster


The Great War of Archimedes (known in Japan as Archimedes no Taisen), a historical fiction seinen manga by Norifusa Mita about a mathematical genius who struggles to uncover a conspiracy of fraud in the Japanese Imperial Navy in the years leading up to World War II, is being adapted into a live-action film. Currently, no further details about the film (such as the cast, crew, and release date) have yet been revealed.



The Great War of Archimedes is serialized in Kodansha's Young Magazine. The story follows Tadashi Kai, a major who works in the accounting department of the Imperial Navy and who risks his life to expose a conspiracy of fraud surrounding the construction of battleships.


Source: Comic Natalie



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