Live-Action Way of the Househusband Film’s Trailer Reveals June 3 Opening – News
The official website for Gokushufudō the Cinema, the live-action film of Kousuke Oono’s The Way of the Househusband (Gokushufudō) manga, unveiled a new poster visual and trailer for the film on Tuesday. The trailer previews the film’s theme song “2way nice guy” by musical duo Creepy Nuts, and also reveals the film’s June 3 opening date. The cast members from the manga’s previous live-action series are reprising their roles for the film, including Hiroshi Tamaki as Tatsu, Haruna Kawaguchi...
The other returning cast members include Tamaki Shiratori as Himawari, Naoto Takenaka as Kikujirō Eguchi, Izumi INamori as Ibari, Kenichi Takitō as Torajirō, Yūta Furukawa as Sakai, Junpei Yasui as Sadogashima, Tina Tamashiro as Yukari, MEGUMI as Tanaka, and Michiko Tanaka as Ōta. Other cast members include:
Kōtarō Yoshida as Kondō, the president of the K Planning real estate company Marika Matsumoto as Koharu, Torajirō’s younger sister, and the third leader of an alliance of three Hiroshima female biker gangs
Yumi Adachi as Shiraishi-sensei, the head of the Karyū nursery, which is facing eviction pressure from Kondō Kenta Izuka (left in image below) and Tomoko Fujita (center) also join the cast as Yamamoto and Katō, respectively. The characters are underlings of Kondō, who convince local businesses to sell their land. Also seen below at right in Yoshida as Kondō.
Kunito Watanabe (left in image below) and Yua Shinkawa (right) play Kazuma and Kasumi, respectively. They are a newly married couple who have misunderstanding after misunderstanding with Tatsu, and end up escalating the situation by involving more and more people. Tōichirō Rutō is back from the live-action series as the director of the film.
The live-action series premiered in October 2020. Oono launched the manga on Shinchosha’s Kurage Bunch website in February 2018, and Shinchosha published the ninth volume on March 9. Viz Media is publishing the manga in English, and it released the seventh volume on January 18.
The manga also inspired an anime adaptation. The first part of the anime debuted globally on Netflix in April 2021 with five episodes. The second part debuted globally on Netflix in October 2021. Sources: The Way of the Househusband live-action film’s website, Comic Natalie
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