Sony Pictures Entertainment has revealed that the previously announced “screen adaptation” for Shin Sawada and Renji Asai action against violence manga is going to be a live action movie. The film will be released in the summer of 2022.
Kanna Hashimoto will play the role of the protagonist, Kei Kikuno. Hashimoto is a Japanese actress and a former member of Japanese Idol. ‘Tower. of DVL’ who starred in live-action adaptations of Gintama, Kaguya-Sama Love is War, Kingdom, Yowamushi Pedaland much more.
The Violence Action is a manga created by author Shin Sawada and artist Renji Asai. The manga was first released on Yawaraka Spiritsan online magazine by Shogakukan on April 25, 2016, and for the moment, it has 6 volumes in total. The manga ranked in the top 20 manga for male audiences in the 2018 edition of Kono Manga ga Sugoi from Takarajimasha! (This manga is amazing!). Artist Renji Asai recently worked on Mamoru Hosoda The boy and the beast manga adaptation. Shin Sawada, also known by his real name Daisuke Muroi, is best known for drawing the Reiri manga with author Hitoshi Iwaaki.
The Violence Action manga focuses on Kei Kikuno, nicknamed “Kay” – a normal college student and part-time hitman with John Wick-like skills.
Source: Violence Action Live-Action Official Site
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