MANGA.TOKYO has managed to get the latest info on the live-action movie Blade of the Immortal (Mugen no Junin) adapted from the comic series by Hiroaki Samura. Mugen no Junin will be an action entertainment movie about the invincible bouncer, Manji (Played by Takuya Kimura) and the vengeful girl Rin Asano (Played by Hana Suzusaki).
Ebizo Ichikawa will be starring as Iku Shizumae, the most powerful swordsman and Rin’s hateful foe. He is faithfully portraying the character with his new long, wavy hair. Ebizo has also shared on his blog some behind-the-scenes stories. He wrote that during the shooting session he was happy to hear Kimura’s compliment on his long hair. The movie is scheduled to come out on April 29th, 2017.
In the latest issue of monthly afternoon (Kodansha), there is a featured review page where the author Samura talks about the movie’s cast members.
The movie, Mugen no Junin
To be released April 29, 2017
Original: Hiroaki Samura (Kodansha)
Director: Takashi Miike
Script Writer: Tetsuya Oishi
Music: Koji Endo
Distributor: Warner Bros.
Takuya Kumura, Hana Suzusaki, Souta Fukushi, Hayato Ichihara, Erika Toda, Kazuki Kitamura, Chiaki Kuriyama, Shinnosuke Mitsushima, Ken Kaneko, Yoko Yamamoto, Ebizo Ichikawa, Min Tanaka, Tsutomu Yamazaki