Tokyo avengers is one of many anime franchises that have made the leap to live-action. With the first film arriving in 2021, it looks like the time-traveling epic will return for a sequel next year. Luckily for fans of the animated franchise, there are still plenty of stories to adapt for this series of films from Warner Bros. Japan. Along with the announcement of the sequelTokyo avengers also released a new trailer for the upcoming movie which will be released in 2023.
Takemichi Hangaki’s story first arrived as a manga series in 2017 from creator Ken Wakui, following a young, aimless man who is taken back to high school in an effort to save his former love. life of gang violence. Attempting to change the timeline by stopping the formation of the gang responsible for his ex-girlfriend’s death, the manga series recently announced that it has over sixty-five million copies in circulation, the second season of the anime also slated to arrive next year. .
Warner Bros Japan released the new announcement that Tokyo avengers 2 was on its way to Japanese theaters next year, expanding on the epic time travel tale:
If you want to dive into the anime adaptation of Tokyo avengersthe first season is currently available to stream on Crunchyroll, with the streaming service releasing the following official description:
“Takemichi Hanagaki is a freelancer who has reached the height of despair in his life. He finds out that the only girlfriend he ever had in his life that he dated in middle school, Hinata Tachibana, was killed by the ruthless Tokyo Manji Gang. The day after he learned of her death, he stands on the station platform and ends up being pushed onto the tracks by a herd of people. He closes his eyes thinking he is about to die, but when he opens them again, he has gone back in time 12 years. Now that he’s had the best days of his life again, Takemichi decides to get revenge with his life by saving his girlfriend and changing himself that he was running away.
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