Takuya Kimura is starring in the live-action film adaptation of Hiroaki Samura’s Blade of the Immortal manga. With the anime/manga-based movie premiering this April, a new manga vs movie comparison image was revealed. The new image features shots of the actors in costume, alongside their manga counterparts.
(Left to right, top to bottom)
- Souta Fukushi as Kagehisa Anotsu
- Hana Sugisaki as Rin Asano
- Hayato Ichihara as Shira
- Erika Toda as Makie Otono-Tachibana
Here is actress Hana Sugisaki again as Rin Asano, but this time, without the costume.
The staff also revealed brand new still images from the movie itself.
Previously, the staff revealed the film’s latest trailer and visual. The manga follows Rin and her bodyguard, Manji, in their quest for vengeance against the people who murdered Rin’s parents. The manga also inspired an anime adaptation back in 2008.
Takashi Miike is directing the film, which premieres on 29 April 2017.
source: Comic Natalie