Tokyo Revengers Live-Action Film Release Date Pushed Back due to COVID-19

The official web site for the forthcoming live-action movie adaptation of Ken Wakui’s Tokyo Revengers manga introduced at the moment that its launch is postponed to a TBD future date in response to the state of affairs within the nation as a result of unfold of the COVID-19 an infection. The movie was initially set to be launched in Japan on October 9, 2020. The brand new launch date can be introduced as quickly as it’s determined.  


The live-action movie challenge was introduced by Warner Brothers Japan in February 2020, and Tsutomu Hanabusa (Kakegurui, Hold Your Palms Off Eizouken! live-action movies) is hooked up to direct. The director posted his message of apology on the web site as under.


“We’re going forwards and backwards between the current and the previous with Takemichi, filming Mikey and Doraken, in addition to Naoto, and being interrupted by Kisaki…, it has been taking time. We’re sorry! For these of you who’re wanting ahead to it, simply wait a little bit longer for the discharge!”


The movie’s official Twitter additionally writes:


“For these of you who’ve been wanting ahead to the discharge of this movie, we apologize for the inconvenience, however we might admire your understanding. We’ll inform you of the revised schedule as quickly as it’s determined. We’ll be working laborious to carry the movie to you towards the brand new launch date! Keep tuned for additional data!”




— 映画『東京リベンジャーズ』公式 (@revengers_movie) June 29, 2020



Supply: “Tokyo Revengers” live-action movie official web site / Twitter


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