Junichi Okada is cast for live-action sequel film “The Fable: Chapter Two” (working & literal title). Also set to play new characters in the sequel film are Shinichi Tsutsumi, Yurina Hirate, and Masanobu Ando. Set to reprise characters from the original 2019 movie “The Fable” are Fumino Kimura, Mizuki Yamamoto, Jiro Sato, Kai Inowaki, Ken Yasuda, and Koichi Sato. “The Fable: Chapter Two” is based on manga series “The Fable” by Katsuhisa Minami and directed by Kan Eguchi.
“The Fable: Chapter Two” will be released sometime next year in Japan.
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Akira (Junichi Okada) is the legendary killer known as The Fable. Following the order of his boss and due to being overworked, he lives peacefully with his partner Yoko (Fumino Kimura) as ordinary siblings. Akira still works part-time at design company Octopus with CEO Takoda (Jiro Sato) and employee Misaki (Mizuki Yamamoto). CEO Takoda and Misaki are unaware of Akira’s background as an assassin.
Meanwhile, Utsubo (Shinichi Tsutsumi) is a representative for an NPO. But, Utsubo works with contract killer Suzuki (Masanobu Ando) to set people up for extortion purposes. They target someone at design company Octopus.