Weekly Shonen Jump issue #49 announced on Nov 3, 2022, that the sequel of Tokyo Revengers live-action film, tiled Tokyo Revengers Part 2, will be released in two parts, with the first part opening during the Golden Week holidays in Japan in spring 2023. While the second part of the sequel film will open in summer 2023.
Tokyo Revengers film’s official Twitter account on Oct 31, 2022, shared an update that shooting of all the seasons for the sequel film has ended successfully.
“Shooting of all scenes has ended successfully
It’s been a hot, intense, really hard three months. Thank you to all the cast & crew.
Make it your best work.
Please look forward to the release!
Good job everyone!“
The staff and cast who worked in the first live-action film will reprise their roles for Tokyo Revengers 2, with new cast members joining the team.
Tsutomu Hanabusa will be directing the sequel film, with Shota Okada producing it.
Takumi Kitamura, Ryō Yoshizawa, and Yuki Yamada will reprise their roles for Takemichi, Mikey and Draken respectively. More info on cast and staff are yet to be released.
The first Tokyo Revengers live-action film adaptation released in Japan on July 9, 2021.
The film was originally slated to open in Japan on Oct 9 2020, but was delayed to 2021 due to the spread of COVID-19 in Japan.
Tokyo Revengers is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Ken Wakui. It has been serialized in Kodansha’s Weekly Shōnen Magazine since March 2017. An anime television series adaptation by Liden Films aired from April to September 2021. A second season is set to premiere in January 2023.
As of July 2022, the manga had over 65 million copies in circulation, including 7 million copies outside of Japan. The manga won the 44th Kodansha Manga Award for the shōnen category in 2020.
Source: ANN, Twitter
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