December 16 2020

Mio Imada cast in movie “Tokyo Revengers”

Mio Imada is cast for the lead female role in live-action film “Tokyo Revengers” co-starring Takumi Kitamura, Yuki Yamada, & Yosuke Sugino. The film is based on manga series “Tokyo Revengers” by Ken Wakui and directed by Tsutomu Hanabusa. Mio Imada will play Hinata Tachibana in the film. In the present day, she gets involved in a fight and dies. This makes Takemichi Hanagaki (Takumi Kitamura) vow revenge her death.

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Takemichi Hanagaki (Takumi Kitamura) lives as a 26-year-old freeter. His life is basically miserable. One day, he learns from the news that Hinata Tachibana and her younger brother Naoto Tachibana (Yosuke Sugino) were murdered by the Tokyo Manjikai Gang. Takemichi Hanagaki is stunnded by the news, because Hinata Tachibana was his first love during his middle school days.

The next day, Takemichi Hanagaki is pushed by someone on a station platform and falls onto the railway track. At that moment, he goes back 10 years into the past. There, he tells Naoto Tachibana that in 10 years, Hinata Tachibana will get murdered. This changes the present day. Now, Naoto Tachibana works as a detective and avoids being killed by the Tokyo Manjikai Gang, but Hinata Tachibana’s fate is different. She is murdered by the Tokyo Manjikai Gang.

Takemichi Hanagaki then asks for help from Detective Naoto Tachibana. He wants to save Hinata Tachibana by going back in time to destroy the Tokyo Manjikai Gang.

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