“Movie Touken Ranbu: Dawn” is the latest live-action adaptation of the popular game. It features returning cast members, Kaku Suzuki and Yoshihiko Aramaki.
Kaku Suzuki and Yoshihiko Aramaki will be returning to their roles, and there will also be new cast members joining the film. The cast of the latest installment “Movie Touken Ranbu: Dawn” includes Kaku Suzuki as Mitsuki Izuminokami, Yoshihiko Aramaki as Kunihiro Aramaki, who both reprise their roles from the previous film. In addition to the returning main cast, the film will feature new cast members such as Akira Emoto and Kanji Tsuda. The director, Yaiba Yuzawa, continues to helm the film following the previous installment. <Summary of “Movie Touken Ranbu: Dawn”> In the year 995, Kyoto, Based on a secret conversation between Fujiwara no Michinaga and Abe no Seimei, Minamoto no Yorimitsu and his comrades are tasked with subduing the demon Shuten-doji, who resides in Mt. Oe. However, they encounter a new type of enemy they have never seen before—the “Time Retrograde Army” sent by the “Historical Revisionists” who seek to alter history. The “Touken Danshi,” warriors who fight to protect history, come to their aid and save them from this dire situation. However, Kunihiro Yasusada, who had entered the demon’s stronghold before the others, falls victim to Shuten-doji’s final curse and disappears alongside the light. In the year 2012, Tokyo, While on her way home from school, Kotone hears an unfamiliar sound. Drawn to it, she encounters a single sword engaged in battle against sinister shadows. Though bewildered, Kotone is guided by a mysterious voice and speaks its name aloud, “—Mitsuki Izuminokami.” Meanwhile, in various cities across Japan, incidents occur where citizens suddenly lose consciousness. To resolve this inexplicable situation, Yamabushi Kunihiro, a Touken Danshi dispatched by the government, appears before the Cabinet Intelligence and Research Office of the National Security Secretariat. He announces the start of a “special mission” that includes securing Kunihiro Yasusada, who is suspected of involvement in the current events. In response to this request, Touken Danshi from different regions gather one after another. What will become of the fate of the disappeared Kunihiro Yasusada and the pursuit of Mitsuki Izuminokami? What is the true purpose of the Time Retrograde Army?
(Details) Title: Film “Touken Ranbu -Dawn-” Release Date: March 31, 2023 (Friday) *MX4D and 4DX screenings available. Original Concept: Based on “Touken Ranbu ONLINE” (DMM GAMES / NITRO PLUS) Director: Katsuyoshi Yagyuuji Screenplay: Hideyuki Kobashi, Jin Kōya Cast: Kakujiku Suzuki, Yoshihiko Aramaki, Masanari Wada, Mizuki Umezawa, Takamichi Sato, Ryosuke Yamamoto, Fumito Sadamoto, Keito Konishi, Ayumu Honda, Hiroki Tamaki, Shiori Akita, Sakizuki Nakayama, Miki Yanagi, Tsubasa Tobe, Hiroshi Tsuchida, Masami Horiuchi, Kiyoshi Takamatsu, Akira Kamiya Distributor: Toho
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