City Hunter Live-Action Adaptation Reveals Date and New Cast Members

The highly anticipated live-action adaptation of the beloved manga “City Hunter” is finally landing on Netflix on April 25th! This Japanese film promises to bring the thrilling world of Ryo Saeba, a “sweeper” who tackles high-stakes challenges in the Tokyo underworld, to life for a new generation.

Powerhouse Cast

Played by Ryohei Suzuki, Ryo Saeba balances a cool persona with a fun-loving personality, making him a captivating lead role. Joining him on his adventures is Kaori Makimura, the heroine portrayed by Misato Morita. The film also welcomes two additional cast members Masanobu Ando as Hideyuki Makimura, Kaori’s brother and Ryo’s close friend and former partner. Despite being a retired detective, Hideyuki remains a valuable asset to Ryo.

Additionally, Fumino Kimura portrays Saeko Nogami, a detective with the Metropolitan Police Department who shares a mysterious connection with Ryo. Saeko and Hideyuki were once colleagues, and their past ties allow her to exchange information with Ryo about the underworld. Her beauty, wit, and dynamic with Ryo have made her a fan-favorite character in the original series.

Both Ando and Kimura express their dedication to doing justice to these cherished characters, while also acknowledging the pressure that comes with taking on such iconic roles. They are confident, however, that their performances will resonate with both existing fans and newcomers to the “City Hunter” universe.

“The role of Saeko was a daunting offer, and I couldn’t imagine myself playing it, However, having the support and guidance of Ryohei Suzuki, our leading man and a fan of the original work, was incredibly reassuring. I’m confident that both longtime fans and new audiences are in for a treat with this film.” – Fumino Kimura

Don’t miss out on this exciting live-action adventure! Mark your calendars for April 25th and catch “City Hunter” exclusively on Netflix.

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