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2018 is almost out, guys and girls, and that means that another anime year is ready to take its place.
Jasmine Gyuh’s Back Street Girls is getting a live-action movie.
Back Street Girls is a comedy story about three gangsters, who go through a sex change to pay back a debt they have. They debut as the idol girl group Gokudolls. Under the influence of their producer, they become super popular and we follow their adventures as they go from rough yakuza to cute singers. The manga is currently being serialized in Kodansha’s Young Magazine and aired a TV anime series in 2018.
Jin Shirasu, Reiya Masaki and Masato Hanazawa will debut as Gokudolls in the live-action adaptation. They will be joined by Natsumo Okatmoto, Ruka Matsuda, Akane Sakanoue, Tetsuya Sugaya, Nana Asakawa, Hitoshi Ozawa, Dori Sakurada, Ren Osugi and Koichi Iwaki.
Keinosuke Hara (Watashi no Jinsei Nanoni) is directing the movie. It is scheduled to come out in Japanese cinemas on 8 February 2019. The movie will be distributed by Toei.
8 February 2019
Original Work: Jasmine Gyuh
Script: Shoichiro Masumoto, Hidehiro Ito
Director: Keinosuke Hara
Jin Shirasu, Reiya Masaki, Masato Hanazawa, Natsumo Okatmoto, Ruka Matsuda, Akane Sakanoue, Tetsuya Sugaya, Nana Asakawa, Hitoshi Ozawa, Dori Sakurada, Ren Osugi and Koichi Iwaki