The live-action of Tokyo Revengers will have a physical edition
Last Tuesday, we had the honor of interviewing angel roomdirector of film Festival International of Sitges, in our channel of Twitter. In this direct dedicated to chatting about the live-action of tokyo avengersÁngel Sala shared with us first that the feature film would have editions Home Video after passing through the big Spanish screen. The director of the fantastic film festival of Catalonia defines himself as a true fan of the physical format and a collector, so he assured that the film would have a collector’s edition and not just simple edits. In addition, he stated that they are already working on this edition and that they will be able to give more details in the future.
Furthermore, on the occasion of this interview, angel room revealed that this adaptation for the big screen of tokyo avengers will be released next April 22 in approximately 150 cinemas in Spain. Some theaters that will screen the film have even released to pre-sale of tickets for the premiere of the feature film.
With regard to dubbing in Spanish, the director of the Sitges festival assured that the distributor Digital version you’re doing a great job with the tape. He explained that the translation is in charge of Jordi Naro and who have worked side by side with Editorial Standard to maintain consistency between the terms used in Ken Wakui’s work and this film adaptation. In addition, Ángel Sala confirmed that the dubbing was done in Barcelona and that we will be able to see, imminently, a preview with Takemichi and the tokyo majinkai speaking Spanish.
This adaptation for the big screen of tokyo avengers was released in Japanese theaters on July 9, 2021, ranking number one in the Japanese box office in its first weekend. The premiere of the film was originally scheduled for October 9, 2020. However, due to the health crisis, this date had to be delayed. The film is directed by Tsutomu Hanabusa (kakegurui, Miseinen dakedo Kodomo ja Nai), while the rock band super beaver performs the main musical theme of the feature film, the song that bears the title “Namae or Yobuyo”.
As for the original work, Ken Wakui’s manga began publication in the magazine Weekly Shonen Magazine from the publisher Kodansha in March 2017. The work currently has a total of 26 compilation volumes for sale in Japan and over 5 million copies in circulation, although it is currently in its final arc. In addition, the manga won the award for best shonen at the 44th edition of the Kodansha Manga Award 2020. In Spain the manga is published by the hand of Editorial Standardcurrently having five volumes for sale.
In addition to this, the work has an animated adaptation that was broadcast between April and September 2021 with a total of 24 episodes. Hatsumi (Deadman Wonderland, gangsta) is in charge of project management, while Yasuyuki Muto (Deadman Wonderland) is the screenwriter. kenichi ohnuki (Golden Kamuy) was in charge of character design and Hiroaki Tsutsumi (jujutsu kaisen, Children of the Whales) of the composition of music. You can find the first season at Crunchyroll in original version with Spanish subtitles.
Watching the news, Takemichi Hanagaki learns that his high school sweetheart, Hinata Tachibana, has died. The only girlfriend he ever had was killed by a group of villains known as the Tokyo Manji Gang. He lives in a horrible apartment with thin walls and his boss, six years younger, treats him like an idiot. At the height of his life he hits rock bottom, but suddenly jumps back twelve years to his middle school days to save Hinata and change her life!