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Toei Releases First Trailer For Gozen Movie Production


Toei Releases First Trailer For Gozen Movie Production

The jidageki film starring several tokusatsu alumni will premiere this summer.

Toei has released the first trailer for the jidageki (period piece) movie, GOZEN: The Sword of Pure Romance, which you can check out below. Announced earlier this year, the film is part of the Toei Movie and Stage project and will be directed by Hidenori Ishida (Kamen Rider KuugaHibikiKabuto) and written by Keiko Utsumi. The cast list has been posted and hosts an extensive list of tokusatsu alumni:

  • Atsuhiro Inukai (Sento Kiryu in Kamen Rider Build)
  • Kohei Takeda (Kazumi Sawatari in Kamen Rider Build)
  • Mio Yuki (Assassination Classroom, Death Note drama)
  • Hayato Onozuka (Kiriya Kujo in Kamen Rider Ex-Aid)
  • Shouma Machii (Graphite in Kamen Rider Ex-Aid)
  • Seizo Fukumoto (Kamen Rider W, Space Sheriff Gavan, The Last Samurai)
  • Takahisa Maeyama (Gremlin in Kamen Rider Wizard)
  • Norimasa Fuke (Masakuni Mido in Kamen Rider Build)
  • Yuki Izawa (Sengoku Basara live-action)
  • Yoko Ohshima (Gokaiger, Garo: Makai no Hana)
  • Seiya Motoki (Noël Takao in Lupinranger vs Patranger)
  • Hiroya Matsumoto (Jin Masato in Go-Busters)
  • Ryunosuke Matsumura (Sengoku Basara live-action)
  • Taira Imata (Genpachiro Otta in Kamen Rider Drive)
  • Mika Kikuchi (Umeko in Dekaranger)
  • Hiroshi Yazaki (The Hero Yoshihiko, Kamen Rider Den-O)
  • Yuki Kubota (Takatora Kureshima in Kamen Rider Gaim)
  • Kazuki Namioka (Sid in Kamen Rider Gaim)

The word “gozen” in the title is in reference to a must-win feudal game held in the presence of a Daimyo during the feudal era in Japan. The stage play will share a few core cast members with the movie and will debut in September of this year. The movie will be released in Japanese theaters on July 5, 2019.

Source: Official Movie Website

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