Directed by Takashi Miike (Yatterman, Ninja Kids!!!)
Following 39-year-old Hideaki Ito as the protagonist Shokichi Komachi, the official website for the live-action film adaptation of the Terra Formars sci-fi action manga series has announced 12 cast for other characters. It is also confirmed that most of the non-Japanese characters' nationalities are changed to Japanese. Check the list below.
Hideaki Ito as Shokichi Komachi
Saki Takei as Nanao Akita
Tomohisa Yamashita as Jin Mito (based on Thien)
Takayuki Yamada as Ichiro Hiruma
Shun Oguri as Kou Honda
Kane Kosugi as God Lee
Rinko Kikuchi as Asuka Moriki (based on Victoria Wood)
Masaya Kato as Keisuke Doujima (based on Donatello K. Davis)
Eiko Koike as Mina Ohbari (based on Zhang Ming-Ming)
Mariko Shinoda as Ai Ohsako (based on Jaina Eisenstein)
Kenichi Takitou as Shunji Tezuka (based on Tejas Viji)
Rina Ohta as Maria Renjo (based on Maria Viren)
Rila Fukushima: Sakakibara (original character for the film)
The Takashi Miike-directed film will be also filmed in Iceland this August, where never been used for
Japanese live-action films before, and is scheduled to finish its shooting in February 2016. It It will be
distributed by Warner Brothers Japan (Death Note, Rurouni Kenshin) in the Golden Week holiday of 2016.
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