My Home Hero Live-Action Film Trailer: New Cast and Theme Song Revealed
The official site for the live-action movie adapted from Naoki Yamakawa and Masashi Asaki‘s manga, My Home Hero, has released a new trailer and poster for the film this Wednesday. The trailer introduces more actors appearing in the film and gives a preview of the film’s theme song, “Insomnia” by Eve.
Additional members of the cast include:
- Kenjiro Tsuda portraying Kanji Shino
- Ryūbi Miyase bringing Hayato Ōsawa to life
- Danshun Takekawa playing Kōji Yasumoto
- Toshiyuki Itakura in the role of Toshima
- Shunsuke Daito as Yakushiji
- Shō Nishigaki in the role of Enoki
- Shunya Kaneko playing Minamida
The film will premiere in Japan on March 8.
The project also involves a live-action series that aired on MBS and on TBS‘ “Dramaism” block starting October 24 of the previous year to December 20. The film will wrap up the narrative of the series.
The live-action projects feature the following cast members:
- Kuranosuke Sasaki as Tetsuo Tosu
- Kyōhei Takahashi starring as Kyōichi Majima
- Asuka Saitō in the role of Reika Tosu
- Tae Kimura as Kasen Tosu
- Eisaku Yoshida playing Yoshitatsu Matori
- Takuma Otoo in the role of Kubo
- Yasushi Fuchikami portraying Takeda
- Shuichiro Naito as Nobuto Matori
Takahiro Aoyama performed the directing duties. The scripts were crafted by Susumu Funabashi, and the music score was composed by Hiroaki Tsutsumi.
Yamakawa and Asaki introduced the manga in the Weekly Young Magazine in May 2017. The 22nd volume of the manga was released on September 6. Following the end of its second part in October 2021, the manga had a break. It then resumed with its third and final part in June of 2022. The final part of the story continues seven years after the conclusion of the second part.
The plot revolves around a salaryman who has a reliable wife and a daughter in university who can sometimes be a bit rebellious, but he enjoys his life in his own way. The contentment of his life is shattered when he finds out his daughter has been assaulted, and he embarks on his dangerous journey to protect his family.
The anime adaptation of the manga, was broadcasted on April 2 on Tokyo MX and BS-NTV. Crunchyroll aired the anime concurrently with its broadcast and began streaming an English dubbed version on April 16.