English Subtitled trailer for the live-action film based on Gamon Sakurai's Ajin Demi-Human manga is out. Singaporean film distributor Encore Films began streaming Chinese and English-subtitled trailer on Sunday. The film is set to release in Singapore on Thursday.
The cast of the film is as follows:
Takeru Satoh as Kei Nagai
Gou Ayano as Satō
Tetsuji Tamayama as Yū Tosaki
Rina Kawaei as Izumi Shimomura
Minami Hamabe as Eriko Nagai
Yuu Shirota as Kōji Tanaka
Yudai Chiba as Okuyama
Yūki Yamada as Takahashi
Mamoru Miyano, the voice of Kei from the earlier anime series, voiced Kei's IBM (Invisible Black Matter) in the film.
The film is directed by Psycho-Pass director Katsuyuki Motohiro. The team of Live-action Rurouni Kenshin films have been part of the project. The ORAL CIGARETTES performed the film's theme song "Black Memory".
The live-action film opened in Japan on September 30. The film earned about US$2.40 million and sold 210,000 tickets over 341 screens in its opening weekend. The film is expected to earn about US$13 million.
Ajin: Demi-Human is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Gamon Sakurai. It was adapted into an anime film trilogy by Polygon Pictures between November 2015 and September 2016. An anime television series adaptation also by Polygon Pictures aired between January and April 2016, with a second season premiering on October 8, 2016.