Directed by Sato Shinsuke and starring Arashi’s Ninomiya Kazunari and actor Matsuyama Kenichi , the cast of the movie GANTZ attended a press conference on the 5th to announce the post-production progress of the film. The press conference was held at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo’s Uchisaiwaichou.

Fellow cast members including Yoshitaka Yuriko and Yamada Takayuki were also in attendance. At the nearby Hibiya Open-Air Concert Hall, the press conference was being broadcasted simultaneously. It is the first time in Japanese film history that there has been a public viewing of the press conference. It was sweltering hot in Tokyo, with the temperature reaching a high of 35°C. At the end of the press conference, the actors appeared as the surprise guests. Calling out to the 2,000 fans in attendance, they said, “Thank you for coming out in this heat. GANTZ is an amazing movie. Please look forward to it.”

The SF action comic GANTZ was originally serialized in the magazine Weekly Young Jump. The production cost for the movie is at 4 billion yen. Part 1 of the movie will be released next January, while Part 2 will be released in the spring

Source – asianfanatics

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