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"City Hunter" Netflix's Next Comic Book Live-Action Adaptation (TEASER)

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The legendary comic "City Hunter" gets its first Japanese live-action adaptation!

"Unflappable yet excitable, silly but cool, this notorious protagonist descends upon modern-day Shinjuku in Tokyo." The origin story of "City Hunter" begins now!

“City Hunter” takes place in modern-day Shinjuku, Tokyo, and follows Ryo as a “sweeper” who cleans up trouble in the underworld. His life takes a turn after his dying partner Hideyuki Makimura (Masanobu Ando) entrusts his sister Kaori (Misato Morita) to him, and she later assists Ryo in seeking justice for Hideyuki’s death.

Starring Ryohei Suzuki, this film follows the number one "sweeper" Ryo Saeba, who cleans up trouble in the underworld, on a thrilling, action-packed adventure in modern-day Shinjuku.

Fast Facts:

-Coming April 25, 2024

-Netflix trailer features the 1987 anime’s original opening theme “Get Wild” by TM Network.

-“City Hunter”  is based on Japanese manga artist Tsukasa Hojo’s legendary work of the same title. The series ran on Weekly Shonen Jump from February 1985 to December 1991.

-The legendary source material inspired remakes including a film from Hong Kong in 1993 starring Jackie Chan, and another in 2011 starring Korean heartthrob Lee Min-ho in a K-drama adaptation.

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