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In the Beginning: Teaser Trailer Hints at Origin Story of City Hunter'

15/03/2024

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How did Ryo Saeba, a top-class sweeper in City Hunter, end up working together with Kaori Makimura, the sister of his long-time partner? While the legendary manga did not delve too much into it, the newly released teaser trailer hints that the highly anticipated Japanese live-action adaptation will explore the story behind this partnership.

Set to premiere on April 25, City Hunter follows Ryo Saeba, a sweeper who navigates the shadowy depths of modern-day Shinjuku, Tokyo. Balancing a cool demeanor with a fun personality, Ryo takes on high-stakes challenges in the underworld. The cool and silly "Ryo Saeba" is played by Ryohei Suzuki, with Misato Morita as the heroine "Kaori Makimura," Masanobu Ando as Hideyuki Makimura who is a partner of Ryo, and Fumino Kimura as detective Saeko Nogami .

After receiving the message "XYZ, please find my sister," Ryo and his partner Hideyuki go on to search for Kurumi, a famous cosplayer. Meanwhile, mysterious violent incidents are taking place in Shinjuku, and Saeko, a skilled police detective is having a tough time solving these cases. Ryo and Hideyuki work in tandem to pursue Kurumi, but tragedy strikes when Hideyuki is killed during the investigation. Witnessing her brother's death, Kaori implores Ryo to uncover the truth behind the incident.

Get Wild makes a comeback

The classic Get Wild by the Japanese band TM NETWORK was featured in the ending scene of the City Hunter anime series, and remains a beloved song today. Now, Netflix's live-action film will reintroduce the iconic track as Get Wild Continual, in a thrilling collaboration with TM NETWORK.

Catch the adrenaline-pumping City Hunter on April 25.

Project Details: Cast: Ryohei Suzuki, Misato Morita, Masanobu Ando, Asuka Hanamura / Fumino Kimura, Isao Hashizume Director: Yuichi Satoh Producers: Keisuke Sanpei, Kosuke Oshida Screenplay: Tatsuro Mishima Ending Theme: Get Wild Continual TM NETWORK (Sony Music Labels Inc.) Music: Eishi Segawa Director of Photography: Motonobu Kiyoku Lighting Director: Kenichi Hamada Recordist: Masaharu Tanabe Production Designer: Kentaro Kosaka Decorator: Hiroo Kobayashi Costume Designer: Kumiko Ogawa, Shuhei Sakaue Hair and Makeup Direction: Keisuke Sakai Hair and Makeup: Eri Shioya Action Director: Takashi Tanimoto Scripter: Rie Fujishima Editor: Taguchi Takuya Sound Design: Hiroyuki Ishizaka VFX Producer: Tomofumi Akahane VFX Supervisor: Hitoshi Miyake Song Selection: Yoshitaka Fujimura Assistant Director: Mitsuhiro Yamada Production Manager: Masaaki Ito Location Manager: Hiroto Takeishi Produced by: Netflix Production: Horipro, Office Shirous Based on the manga City Hunter by Tsukasa Hojo Courtesy of Coamix Tsukasa Hojo/Coamix 1985

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