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Gantz Live-Action Trailer Hits Japanese Morning Talk Show

More scenes emerge from the upcoming Gantz live-action adaptation. Will the gang survive for a sequel? Will Kishimoto's actress be quite so...bouncy?

  
Gantz Live-Action Trailer Hits Japanese Morning Talk Show

More scenes emerge from the upcoming Gantz live-action adaptation. Will the gang survive for a sequel? Will Kishimoto's actress be quite so...bouncy?

 
With a scheduled release date of some time in 2011 the Gantz live-action movie is still quite a ways off, but in a stroke of incredible luck our AV staff members stumbled upon the above trailer footage from a Japanese morning talk/news show. What's more, after the trailer ends additional footage is shown while the show's host praters on about the actors and how popular Gantz is around the world. Speaking of casting, it's been confirmed that Kazunari Ninomiya of the boy-band Arashi will be playing the part of Kei Kurono while Kenichi Matsuyama of Death Note fame as L will take on the role of Masaru Kato.

From the looks of things the movie will adhere to at least some of the manga's storyline and dialogue, however, there were some scenes I couldn't place my finger on in the series continuity. Still, looks like a hot ticket for the patient fans of the series.
Ryokanon June 14, 2010 at 11:45 a.m.

It look awesome, but they will need special effect for the boobs of half the female casting ! :p
Zornon June 14, 2010 at 12:27 p.m.
Looks pretty cool.
REDRUNon June 14, 2010 at 2:45 p.m.
Can't wait. I hope they keep the movie close to the source materiel. I really enjoyed the manga and each character story arc.
Contraon June 14, 2010 at 3:59 p.m.
It can't be easy making it live action.
Lots of blood, alien things, and general strange weapons.  Fairly normal.
 
But characters die all the time.  Noone is guarenteed to live.   
I do hope for a little less emo though... just a touch...
 
Good to see it's not following the anime though.  Not read the manga... I really should get around to it...
Boddingtonon June 14, 2010 at 4:04 p.m.
@Contra: That's what drove me nuts about the anime: can't stand the emo! Just from the general continuity of the manga and the high-profile of the two lead actors we can surmise that they won't die, but everybody else, I'd imagine, is fair game. Fun stuff! 
 
@Ryokan: I can't think of a better way to utilize the wonderful technological gift that is CG.
Shingui_Takedaon June 14, 2010 at 11:56 p.m.
i cant freaking wait for this. BADASS
Shingui_Takedaon June 14, 2010 at 11:56 p.m.
@Ryokan: SO true cause Kishimoto had HUGE tits
Sonata moderator on June 15, 2010 at 8:34 a.m.
Great vid, this will be interestingXD
Boddingtonon June 15, 2010 at 3:53 p.m.
@Shingui_Takeda: If memory serves, her nickname in the manga was 巨乳, or "huge tits." 
 
A little late, but just wanted to apologize for the quality of the video. When this trailer goes official I'll upload a better copy

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