Arata Iura Cast as Asirpa’s Father in Live-Action Golden Kamuy Film
The official homepage for the real-life movie rendition of the manga Golden Kamuy created by Satoru Noda announced on Friday that the character Asirpa’s aca (“father” in Ainu language) will be played by Arata Iura.
The film is set for
on January 19.
The additional cast members for the film include:
- Kento Yamazaki in the role of Saichi Sugimoto
- Anna Yamada portraying Asirpa
- Gordon Maeda as Hyakunosuke Ogata
- Yuma Yamoto taking the part of Yoshitake Shiraishi
- Hiroshi Tamaki playing Tokushirō Tsurumi
- Hiroshi Tachi as the character Toshizō Hijikata
- Asuka Kudo portraying Hajime Tsukishima
- Shuntarō Yanagi assuming the characters of Yōhei/Kōhei Nikaido
- Ryōhei Ōtani casting as Genjirō Tanigaki
- Katsuya takes on the role of Tatsūma Ushiyama
- Katsumi Kiba portrays Shinpachi Nagakura
- Hisako Okata acts as Huci
- Makita Sports plays Takechiyo Gotō
- Debo Akibe cast as Asirpa’s elder uncle
- Mitsuki Takahata takes the role of Umeko
- Yuki Izumisawa as Toraji
- Kentarō Shimazu playing Kanjirō Kasahara
- Keisuke Horibe as Kōji Wada
- Yuno Nagao steps into the role of Osoma
The motion picture is under the direction of Shigeaki Kubo and is a CREDEUS production. Tsutomu Kuroiwa is the scriptwriter. The musical score is being arranged by Yutaka Yamada. Ainu supervision credit goes to Hiroshi Nakagawa and Debo Akibe. The rock group from Japan, ACIDMAN, is behind the theme song “Kagayakerumono” (Those Who Shine).
Manga artist Satoru Noda first introduced Golden Kamuy in the Shueisha‘s Young Jump magazine back in 2014 before it concluded in April 2022. The manga advanced to become the inspiration behind four seasons of anime, and the anime’s concluding arc has been approved for creation.