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The manga was adapted into a live-action film. The film was directed by Nobuo Mizuta and created by Shochiku. The film stars Kenta Suga as Ichiro Hanada. The remaining cast are: Ryoko Shinohara, Masahiko Nishimura, and
Gunji is Miki's half brother and is a strong political figure in the medical field. He was the one who framed Asada for medical malpractice and used his influence to exile him from the medical field. He is portrayed in the live action series by
Iko Uwais reprises his role as Rama. The film also stars Arifin Putra, Julie Estelle, Alex Abbad, Tio Pakusadewo, Oka Antara, and Cecep A. Rahman. The film also features Japanese actors such as Ryuhei Matsuda, Kenichi Endo, and
. The film is distributed by Sony Pictures Classics worldwide, Stage 6 Films in the United States, and Entertainment One in the United Kingdom.
During the events of the zombie spinoff "", he returns to Kamurocho after Haruka is kidnapped by a mysterious man. In the film adaptations "" and "Like a Dragon", he is portrayed by Masakatsu Funaki and
respectively. In the "Yakuza" stage, he is portrayed by Eiji Takigawa.
Like a Dragon or Yakuza: Like a Dragon, known in Japan as , is a 2007 Japanese crime film directed by Takashi Miike. A live action adaptation of the 2005 PlayStation 2 video game "Yakuza", the film stars
, Goro Kishitani, Show Aikawa, Yoshiyoshi Arakawa, Kenichi Endo and Tomorowo Taguchi. This game's storytelling was inspired by yakuza films and is the original episode of a successful franchise that has since expanded to 6 episodes plus spin-offs and an original video film called "".
In 2006, Takeshi Miyasaka directed a prequel "" (龍が如く 〜序章〜, "ryu ga gotoku -joshou-") with mixed martial artist and puroresu wrestler Masakatsu Funaki as Kazuma Kiryu. A film adaptation "Like a Dragon" (龍が如く 劇場版, "ryu ga gotoku: gekijoban") was directed by Takashi Miike in 2007. Kazuma Kiryu's role is played by actor
, known outside of Japan for his roles in Shohei Imamura's "The Eel", Takeshi Miike's "Dead or Alive" and Quentin Tarantino's "Kill Bill".
In Osaka in the 1970s, a teenage street-fighter named Kazuyoshi Tamai (Kyosuke Yabe) builds a reputation as the toughest guy in town. His troubles start when he discovers that he and his best friend Toshio are in love with the same girl, Ritsuko. Then he crosses paths with Takeshi Hamada (
) a student at a rival high school and an excellent fighter in his own right, who is the leader of the gang of assaulters. Kazuyoshi is determined to challenge Takeshi one on one, but because of a series of unforeseen circumstances, his ambition for a final battle is constantly and comically thwarted. Years later they have each achieved a certain level of success - Tamai as a boxer champion and Takeshi as a popular professional wrestler. The two finally get around to settling their old dispute in the Tokyo Dome.
"Man from Reno" is a neo-noir mystery film set in California's Bay Area that stars Pepe Serna as a small-town sheriff of a town south of San Francisco named Paul Del Moral and Ayako Fujitani as a Japanese crime novelist named Aki who travels to San Francisco to escape press tours on her most recent book. Del Moral investigates the "Running Man" (played by Hiroshi Watanabe from "White on Rice"), while the title character, Akira (played by
), encounters Aki. A mystery soon unfolds involving Akira, the Running Man, and a number of other diverse characters, including Derrick O'Connor as an elusive wheelchair-bound billionaire. The film premiered at the 2014 Los Angeles Film Festival, where it won a Narrative Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature.
"JAPAN CUTS" 2014 increased the number of films in the lineup to 28, further diversifying genre and including more transnational productions, such as Dave Boyle’s Japanese-American "Man from Reno" and the Mo Brothers’ Indonesian-Japanese "Killers". 13 films were co-presented with NYAFF. The series began on July 10 and concluded July 20. The festival’s opening film was the U.S. premiere of Takashi Miike’s "", the centerpiece presentation the world premiere of Momoko Ando’s "0.5mm", and the closing film the North American premiere of Tetsuichiro Tsuta’s "The Tale of Iya". 8 special guests attended, including Ando, Boyle,
(recipient of the CUT ABOVE Award for Excellence in Film), Shiro Maeda, Fumi Nikaido, Ken Ochiai, Tsuta, and Chihiro Yamamoto.
Two years later, former JSDF First Lieutenant and now world-weary restaurant owner Yusuke Kashima (Yosuke Eguchi) is approached by Major Mori (Katsuhisa Namase) and First Lieutenant Rei Kanzaki (Kyoka Suzuki), who inform him that his lost superior, Colonel Tsuyoshi Matoba (Takeshi Kaga), is actually stranded in the past and ask for his help. All over Japan, black holes have formed which threaten to devour the present; Mori and Kanzaki are sure that Matoba is altering history. Using the same conditions as before, a second team under Mori's and Kanzaki's leadership is to be sent into the past and recover Matoba's unit; Kashima is to act as an observer and liaison to Matoba. Kashima refuses to participate, but then Linuma Shichibei (
), the samurai who had appeared after Matoba's unit had been sent back in time, seeks him out and asks him what he is actually living for when he is not interested in saving the world. This challenge rekindles Kashima's interest, and he agrees to come along.
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