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Dragon Emperor crowdfund project underway

The live action movie of the Dragon Emperor manga is all underway if a crowd funding project is successful.  The movie will co-star two legendary tokusatsu actors, Kenji Ohba (Battle Kenja/Denji Blue/Space Sheriff Gavan) and Hiroshi Watari (Space Sheriff Sharivan/Dimensional Warrior Spielvan).
The film will focus on a mysterious “fixer” who sits at the top of the black market underworld of Shibuya’s Kabukicho district. The manga’s co-creator Takeshi Ichihara will direct, co-write the script, produce and have a role in the film. His fellow co-creator Naoki Konno will co-write the script with him.
According to reports, the two will play the role of the first and second generation of dragon emperors. Joining them are 10 manga creators who will also have a role in the movie and they are:
Shinji Hiramatsu (Doberman Keiji, Rikki Taifū)
Goro Yamada (Kikaider, Android of JusticeKamen Rider)
Tohru Fujisawa (GTOKamen Teacher)
Kōji Maki (Metal K, Godsider)
Makoto Niwano (The Momotaroh, Jinnai Ryūjūjutsu Butōden Majima-kun Suttobasu!!)
Shinbo Nomura (Tsurupika Hagemaru, Todoroke! Ichiban)
Mitsuru Miura (The Kabocha Wine)
Yoshihiro Takaiwa (NBA STORYThe Story of Yusaku Matsuda)
Yasuhiro Watanabe (Wild LeagerGovernment Crime Investigation Agent Zaizen Jotaro)
Ochazukenori (The Curse of Yamamura SadakoSangekikan)And now, for the main cast:
Yuito Ishihara
Mizuho Nagashima 
Nozomi Matsuda 
Chie Itoyama
Rikuto Kumazawa

If funded successfully, the movie will be hosting an official screening at the Japan Expo 2015 event in Paris in July.

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