On August 16, 2022, a collaboration video featuring the theme song “Crash” performed by the band Alexandros from the live-action movie adaptation of the manga The Violence Action was released.
The video begins with some action scenes featuring Kei played by Kanna Hashimoto. Afterwards, daily scenes of Kei studying hard to pass the Nissho Bookkeeping Test Level 2 are shown. Later, the iconic moment when she meets Terrano played by Yosuke Sugino is shown.
The video also features illustrations from the original manga. The video becomes an impressive fusion of The Violence Action manga and its upcoming live-action adaptation.
You can watch the video on Sony Picture’s official YouTube channel here:
In July 2020, it was announced that The Violence Action would receive a live-action adaptation. In February 2022, it was confirmed The Violence Action would be receiving a live-action movie set to premiere in Japan on August 19, 2022. Toichiro Ruto will direct the film and has co-written the movie’s screenplay with Itaru Era.
On June 3, 2022, a new trailer for the film began streaming on its official website and previews the film’s theme song titled “Crush” sung by the Japanese rock band Alexandros. In 2018, Alexandros’ song titled “Mosquito Bite” was used as the theme for the live-action film adaptation of the anime Bleach.
What is the plot of The Violence Action?
The story centers on a seemingly normal, cute high school student named Kei Kikuno, who attends a vocational school. But Kei’s part-time job is as wild as her bubble-gum pink hair – she’s a contract killer. She knows how to skillfully wield a gun, and knows martial arts. Not only is Kei an assassin, but also a top hit girl, who never misses her mark until she’s given a job that she can’t complete and her life goes topsy-turvy. What’s a girl to do when she falls in love with her mark?
Where can I read The Violence Action manga?
The Violence Action is a Japanese manga series written by Shin Sawada and illustrated by Renji Asai. Since April 25, 2016, the manga has been serialized on Shogakukan’s Yawaraka Spirits website. In March 2018, the manga went on hiatus due to one of the author’s poor health and resumed in June 2019. The manga has been collected into six tankobon volumes by Shogakukan. On March 10, 2017, the first volume was released.
Who are The Violence Action cast members?
The Violence Action main cast includes:
- Fumika Baba – Shopkeeper
- Yosuke Sugino – Terano
- Kanna Hashimoto – Kei Kikuno
- Oji Suzuka – Watanabe
- Win Morisaki – Kaneko
- Takashi Okamura – Zura-san
- Yu Shirota – Michitaka-kun
- Tyuri Ota – Daria
- Tshunsuke Daito – Ayabe
- Jiro Sato – Sandaime (third generation leader)
- Katsunori Takahashi – Kinoshita
- Comedian Cookie! – customer who goes wild in a ramen shop
- Kenta Izuka – Kura, Terano’s partner
- Yumena Yanai – Rikka, Kei’s classmate
- Comedian Daiki Hyodo – Kunitsu, a man gunning for the top seat of the Tenmagumi
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