DIRECTOR KENTARO HAGIWARA AND ACTOR MASATAKA KUBOTA
TO DISCUSS THE RELEASE OF THE “TOKYO GHOUL” LIVE ACTION MOVIE
Guests to Include Original Manga Author Sui Ishida; Reveal of New Clip from the Movie
WHO: (In attendance) Director Kentaro Hagiwara, Masataka Kubota (“Ken Kaneki”), Sui Ishida and other special guests.
WHAT: Official launch event and worldwide live stream (with English closed captions) for the theatrical release of “Tokyo Ghoul,” the live action movie adaptation of the horror manga series of the same name by Sui Ishida. Director Kentaro Hagiwara, actor Masataka Kubota who portrays the lead character Ken Kaneki and other special guests, including original manga author Sui Ishida, will discuss the film and answer questions from fans in the audience as well as around the world. The launch event will include the release of a never before seen clip from the film as well as details on the new “Tokyo Ghoul” program hosted at YouTube Space in Tokyo, Japan. “Tokyo Ghoul” opens on July 28, 2017 in Japan.
Earlier today, Funimation Films announced its acquisition of the “Tokyo Ghoul” live action movie. Funimation will release the film in North American theatres in Japanese with English subtitles. Dates for the theatrical release will be announced later.
Official Japanese Theatrical Trailer:
Official Japanese Movie Website: http://www.tokyoghoul.jp
WHERE: YouTube Space – Tokyo, Japan
Live Stream (with English Close Captions) at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCORGEJ5i5E
WHEN: Friday, June 2, 2017
5:30 AM ET / 4:30 AM CT / 2:30 AM PT
About Funimation Films
Funimation Films, the theatrical division of Funimation Entertainment, acquires both anime and live action movies from prominent international filmmakers that appeal to the interests and passion of all types of fans and distributes them throughout North America. The division was launched in December 2014 following the box office success of “Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods” earlier that year. Its debut release, “Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’,” was an instant blockbuster and became the #9 highest-grossing anime movie of all time in North America. Funimation Films has gone on to release numerous movies including most recently “Shin Godzilla.” Funimation Entertainment is a subsidiary of Group 1200 Media, a fully integrated, next-generation, independent entertainment studio based in Dallas. For more information on Funimation Films, visit funimationfilms.com.