The official website for the live-action film of the Mr. Osomatsu (Osomatsu-san) franchise has unveiled a new teaser video and new cast members for the film. Mr. Osomatsu is a hilarious anime and the live-action adaptation is sure to leave fans dying of laughter.
WHAT’S IN THE TEASER?
The teaser video introduces all of the Osomatsu siblings, as well as film-original characters. It is a successful anime series, already having three seasons.
The main cast members for the live-action movie are all members of Johnny & Associates’ popular idol group, Snow Man.
In addition to the six Osomatsu brothers, the video also unveiled the artists of Chibita, Totoko, and Iyami. Hiyori Sakurada, known for her work in You, I Love, will play the role of Chibita.
Knowing how cute and hysterical Hiyori can be as a character, her as Chibita will be a fun one to watch. Moreover, the elegant beauty, Hikaru Takahashi, will act as the crush of the sextuplets- Totoko. Lastly, Yasuyuki Maekawa will fulfill the role of pun artist, Iyami.
Tsutomu Hanabusa (Kakegurui, Tokyo Revengers live-action films) is directing the film.
Ryōichi Tsuchiya wrote the screenplay and Daiki Sugawara is a producer. Cine Bazar and Hachinoji are producing the film for Toho to distribute. The film will open on March 25.
The live-action film plays the roles of the original anime characters ten years in the future. Furthermore, the plot of the movie is identical to the anime. Hence, the sextuplets carry on their lives while being in love with the same girl, Totoko.
PREVIOUS AND FUTURE FILMS
The Eiga no Osomatsu-san film opened in Japan in March 2019. Two more anime films will have limited screenings in theaters in Japan in 2022 and 2023, respectively.
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