A debut with a bang for the live-action film by Tokyo Revengers, which in the first week of its life in Japanese cinemas has positioned itself in first place, breaking away further 500,000 tickets.
Really a very good milestone for a film that did not have an easy life: its debut in Japanese cinemas was originally set for October 2020, but was then postponed to 2021 due to the increase in cases from COVID-19. Fortunately he managed to successfully debut the July 9.
Born as a manga series by Ken Wakui, Tokyo Revengers has seen its success triple thanks to the anime adaptation currently in progress, available for free and legal viewing with subtitles also in Italian on the platform Crunchyroll.
In Italy, the manga is published by J-POP, which introduces us to the story:
Watching the news, Takemichi Hanagaki discovers that his middle school girlfriend, Hinata Tachibana, has died. The only girl he ever had was just killed by a gang known as the Tokyo Manji Gang. Takemichi lives in an ugly dilapidated apartment and his boss treats him like an idiot. Besides, she’s still a virgin… The moment her life hits rock bottom, she suddenly leaps back twelve years back to her middle school days! To save Hinata and change the life she spent on the run, the hopeless Takemichi must aim for the top of Kanto’s most dangerous gang of thugs !!
Source: Mantan Web Street Anime News Network