The release date of the "Tonkatsu DJ Agetaro" live-action movie, based on the popular serial comic Shueisha's "Shonen Jump +", has been announced as June 19, 2020.
The director will be Ken Ninomiya, who took up the director's megaphone for the movie "Chihuahua-chan", and is attracting much attention in the Japanese movie industry. We can expect a good production from the star-studded cast!
■ Characters & cast introduction
Agetaro Katsumata [Agetaro] (Takumi Kitamura):
The third generation son of the owner of Shibukatsu, a tonkatsu restaurant in Shibuya.
Sonoko Hattori (Maika Yamamoto):
Under apprenticeship at a stylist's shop in front of Maruyama Ryokan.
Kurashito Yashiki (Kentaro Ito):
An up-and-coming DJ with a following called the “mansion generation”.
Iori Oiri [DJ Oily] (Yusuke Iseya):
Although he has a reputation for his abilities, he is a mid-level DJ with a sloppy personality who lives in poverty.
The story is set in Shibukatsu, a long-established tonkatsu restaurant in Shibuya, Tokyo. The protagonist, Agetaro Katsumata, is the third-generation son of owner of Shibukatsu, and spends every day shredding cabbage under his father, Yosaku. One day, he goes to a club in Shibuya, one he's never been to, to deliver lunch. He experiences a huge sense of excitement from the dance floor and the music!! Agetaro decides his new goal is to be "Tonkatsu DJ Agetaro", a man who can hold his own in both Tonkatsu and on the floor!
■List of DJ products