Onmyoji 0 Live-Action Film Posts New Teaser Trailer for April 2024 Release

The official website for Onmyoji 0 , the new live-action film inspired by Baku Yumemakura's historical fantasy novel series Onmyoji , announced today the film is set to release in Japan on April 19, 2024. Kento Yamazaki is cast as the protagonist, Abe no Seimei. Yamazaki has played lead roles in more than ten live-action films based on popular Japanese manga and light novel series in his career, including Your Lie in April (2016), JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable (2017), Hyouka (2018), and Kingdom (2019-). Most recently, he plays the protagonist, Saichi Sugimoto, in the upcoming Golden Kamuy live-action film to release in January 2024. The site also posted a new 70-second teaser trailer to introduce the film's main cast members and a flyer visual featuring Yamazaki as Abe no Seimei. RELATED: Baku Yumemakura's Fantasy Novel Onmyoji Gets New Live-Action Film in 2024 Main Cast: Abe no Seimei: Kento Yamazaki Minamoto no Hiromasa: Shota Sometani Queen Yoshiko: Nao Hegurino Sadafumi: Masanobu Ando Tachibana no Yasuie: Nijiro Murakami Emperor: Rihito Itagaki Kamono Tadayuki: Jun Sonomura Koremune no Korekuni: Kazuki Kitamura Fujiwara no Yoshisuke: Kaoru Kobayashi The novel series features Abe no Seimei, a real-life sorcerer/leading specialist of Onmyodo from the Heian period (a Japanese sorcery. A practitioner of Onmyodo is called an Onmyoji ). The novel has run in Japan since 1986, printing over six million copies, and was previously adapted into two live-action films directed by Yojiro Takita ( Departures ) in 2001 and 2003. The anime adaptation began streaming on Netflix worldwide since November 28. The new film is set in Abe no Seimei's school days and tells an original story of how he became the most powerful sorcerer/Onmyoji. At the request of the original novel author, Shimako Sato ( Eko Eko Azaraku horror film series) serves as the director on a screenplay also by herself. Additionally, Nanami Kamon — a novelist with a deep knowledge of ancient Japanese witchcraft, feng shui, and folklore — joins as the supervisor. Source : "Onmyoji 0" film official website / Twitter ©2024 "Onmyoji 0" Film Partners

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