Tokyo Revengers has one of the most unique stories in the anime world, focusing on a protagonist who ventures into the past in an attempt to stop the formation of a gang that will result in the death of the love of his life. With the anime adaptation’s second season currently streaming on Hulu, the franchise gained popularity enough to warrant a live-action feature film, with not one but two sequels set to hit theaters in Japan.
The two films will both hit Japanese cinemas later this year, with the first, “Tokyo Revengers: Bloody Halloween Fate“, arrives April 21, and the second, “Tokyo Revengers: Bloody Halloween: Decisive Battleon the big screen on June 30. With the series coming to a close recently in the pages of its manga, it remains to be confirmed if these new films will feature all of the source’s material or if there may be even more sequels that follow from the pike come.
Tokyo Revengers 2 trailer
You can check out the new Tokyo Revengers live action adaptation trailer below as the movies do a great job of bringing some of these anime characters to life, though a North American release for these movies is yet to be announced at this point. confirmed:
If you haven’t had a chance to dive into this time travel epic, the original publishers of the Tokyo Avengers manga, Kodansha, has released an official description of the series:
“While watching the news, Takemichi Hanagaki learned that his high school girlfriend from long ago, Hinata Tachibana, has passed away. The only girlfriend he ever had has just been killed by a vile group known as the Tokyo Manji Corridor. He lives in a crappy apartment with thin walls, and his boss six years his junior treats him like an idiot. Moreover, he is a complete and total virgin… At the height of his life at a low point, he suddenly jumps back twelve years in time to his high school days!! To save Hinata and change the life he spent running away, hopeless part-timer Takemichi must aim for the top of Kanto’s most sinister delinquent gang!”
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