Yamazaki Kento Transforms into Classic Manga Character for Movie Adaptation of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure

Japan is stacking the summer 2017 deck in terms of highly anticipated adaptations, not only is there the live-action version of Gintama coming with Oguri Shun, there is also the live-action adaptation of classic shonen hit manga Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure. The arc being adapted is Diamond of Unbreakable and the gorgeous young cast is led by my adorable cutie pie Yamazaki Kento as the titular Higashikata Josuke (Jojo). The full cast is filled with notable faces and names including Kamiki Ryonosuke , Komatsu Nana, Okada Masaki (who is also in Gintama), Yamada Takayuki, Iseya Yusuke, and Kunimura Jun. I can’t get enough of how perfect Yamazaki Kento looks as Jojo, with the whole movie giving off this overly dramatic vibe that jibes well with the source manga. The movie is directed by famed director Takashi Miike and hits theaters this August.
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More Spot On Character Posters for Highly Anticipated J-movie Adaptation of Popular Manga Gintama

More character posters are out for the highly anticipated summer Japanese movie live-action adaptation of popular shonen manga Gintama (Silver Soul). The first set of movie posters released last month were of the three main characters – Oguri Shun as … Continue reading

A Koala’s Guide to the Best Japanese Mangas

Mangas, or Japanese comic books, were my first source of entertainment. Before I watched my first TV show, I read my first manga. More than a quarter of a century’s worth of manga reading has made this medium my most … Continue reading