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Tokyo Tribes Live Action Movie Teaser Revealed!

**This Summer Santa Inou’s Tokyo Tribes is hitting the cinemas!**The story follows the struggles of street gangs in a near-future version of Tokyo. The movie will star Ryohei Suzuki (Hentai Kamen) as Bukuro Wu-Ronz gang leader Mera and Hip Hop Artist YOUNG DAIS as Kai in the rival gang Musashino Saru.

Director and writer Shion Sono (Suicide club, Himizu, All Esper Dayo) selected DAIS from the film’s open auditions on Youtube!

Also Starring:


  • Nana Seino as Sunmi
  • Ryota Sao as Tera
  • Junsuke Daito as Iwa
  • Takuya Ishida as Kim
  • Yui Ichikawa as Nori-chan
  • Mika Kano as Erendira
  • Shoko Nakagawa as Kesha
  • Shōta Someta as MC Show
  • Denden as High Priest
  • Yōsuke Kubozuka as Nkoi
  • Riki Takeuchi as Buppa
  • Bernard Ackah as Jadakins
  • Joey as Kamekichi
  • Arata Matsuura as Skunk
  • Panda United as Hashim
  • Makoto Sakaguchi as Yon
  • Kokone Sasaki and Hideo Nakano as Police officers

The teaser notes that the original “legendary” manga has a total of 2.5 million copies. Tokyopop published six of 12 volumes under the name Tokyo Tribesin North America. Madhouse adapted the same manga series into the 13-episode Tokyo Tribe 2 television anime series in 2006.

Inoue ended his Tokyo Tribe 3 sequel manga and Dan Da Barbarian manga in 2012.

Sono filmed Tokyo Tribes from late August to late September, and the film is scheduled to open in theaters in Japan on August 30.


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