The VCinema podcast are holding a film screening next Friday in San Francisco at the Viz Cinema. They are showing the live-action manga flick; Kamui: The Lone Ninja. My review of the movies on the site if your interested. Anyway if you want more concrete details, VCinema have your back.
Manga Entertainment have wrangled the rights and now releasing “Kamui: The Lone Ninja” on DVD and Blu-Ray this August.
Based on the famous Manga series written by Sanpei Shirato, “All Under the Moon” director Yoichi Sai. The movie is lined up with the cream of the crop in Japanese Cinemas next generation of big actors; Death Notes; Ken’ichi Matsuyama, Sukiyaki Western Django’s Koichi Sat as well as Ekin Cheng. Yes you read that right, Hong Kongs own; Ekin Cheng makes an appearance in this movie, I don’t know yet how long an appearance the main man has but hey, my opinion of this movie has improved 100% already.
Kamui: The Lone Ninja is set for a UK release on August 9th on – £19.99 on Bluray and £15.99 on DVD.