Kokoro Terada is cast for the lead role in movie “The Great Yokai War: Guardians” (literal title). The film is directed by Takashi Miike and scripted by Yusuke Watanabe. Takashi Miike previously directed 2005 yokai film “The Great Yokai War.” In this new film, Kokoro Terada will play Kei Watanabe. He is a young boy who has inherited powers to hunt yokai (supernatural monsters).
“The Great Yokai War: Guardians” will be released sometime next year in Japan.
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Kei Watanabe (Kokoro Terada) is a 5th grade elementary school student. He has inherited the hunter’s blood to hunt yokai. To save the world from being destroyed, Kei Watanabe challenges a war against the yokai.