Exclusive Blade of the Immortal poster for the Takashi Miike film
Magnet Releasing has provided ComingSoon.net with an exclusive poster for the upcoming film Blade of the Immortal, based on the manga by Hiroaki Samura. The film is directed by Takashi Miike, written by Tetsuya Oishi and produced by Jeremy Thomas, Misako Saka, and Shigeji Maeda, with Warner Bros. Japan. You can check out the Blade of the Immortal poster in the gallery below!
Takuya Kimura, one of Japan’s biggest stars (Howl’s Moving Castle), plays the lead alongside newcomer Hana Sugisaki. The film co-stars Sota Fukushi, Hayato Ichihara, Erika Toda, Kazuki Kitamura, Chiaki Kuriyama, Shinnosuke Mitsushima, Ken Kaneko, Yoko Yamamoto with Ebizo Ichikawa, Min Tanaka, and Tsutomu Yamazaki. Blade of the Immortal marks the second collaboration between Miike and Magnet, following 2011’s wildly successful samurai masterpiece 13 Assassins. Blade of the Immortal marks Japanese director Takashi Miike’s 100th film.
Manji, a highly skilled samurai, becomes cursed with immortality after a legendary battle. Haunted by the brutal murder of his sister, Manji knows that only fighting evil will regain his soul. He promises to help a young girl named Rin avenge her parents, who were killed by a group of master swordsmen led by ruthless warrior Anotsu. The mission will change Manji in ways he could never imagine…
The Blade of the Immortal manga was first published in “Afternoon” from June 25, 1993 to December 25, 2012. An anime adaptation was produced in 2008 as well as a Japanese novel. The American version of the novel was released in 2014.
Blade of the Immortal will hit theaters on November 3, 2017. What do you guys think of the Blade of the Immortal poster? Let us know in the comments below!