Koki Miyata, Tomomichi Nishimura, and Wataru Hatano join the cast for the original video animation Hozuki no Reitetsu (Hozuki’s Coolheadedness) that will be included in the 24th volume of the manga to be released on March 23, 2017.
Miyata will be playing Pochi, Nishimura will be playing Hanasaki Jikan, and Hatano will be playing Kintaro. They are sure to make the work more energetic.
Prior to the release of the OVA, the event ‘Jigoku no Daikanshou-kai in Roppongi’ will be held at TOHO Cinemas Roppongi Hills on March 11. General tickets are already on sale and are gaining popularity, but it has been decided that a special live-viewing will take place for those fans who cannot make it to the event. The event will be broadcast live at 15 movie theatres across the Japan, including TOHO Cinemas Nihonbashi and TOHO Cinemas Kinshicho in Tokyo, United Cinema Sapporo in Hokkaido, and T Joy Hakata in Fukuoka Prefecture. Tickets for the viewing cost 3,300 yen (tax included). First round of pre-orders start on January 25 and the second round of pre-orders will be available from February 11. General release will start on February 25.
The guests appearing at the event will be: Hiroki Yasumoto (Hozuki), Takashi Nagasako (King Enma), Yumiko Kobayashi (Shiro), and Koji Yusa (Hakutaku). The event will also feature the OVA’s preliminary screening and a must-see talk event. Also, there are rumours that a new project following the OVA will be announced on the day of the event.
Hoozuki no Reitetsu is a manga by Natsumi Eguchi that is currently being serialized in manga magazine Morning (Kodansha). It comically depicts the inhabitants of Japanese hell, and it has a circulation of over 10 million volumes. A TV anime aired in 2014. This new OVA is just the beginning of a new Hoozuki no Reitetsu project.
‘Hozuki no Reitetsu’ Jigoku no Daikanshou-kai in Roppongi
Schedule: 17:00 Saturday March 11, 2017
Location: TOHO Cinemas Roppongi Hills
Cast: Hiroki Yasuhito (Hozuki), Takashi Nagasato (King Enma), Yumiko Kobayashi (Shiro), Koji Yusa (Hakutaku)
Contents (scheduled): OVA pre-screening, cast talk and more