Prime Video right now introduced that it’ll produce a live-action movie based mostly on the manga franchise The Silent Service, which will likely be distributed theatrically by Toho on September 29. The pic would be the first time Prime Video has produced a Japanese Amazon Authentic Film.
The Silent Service is a well-liked manga sequence written and illustrated by artist Kaiji Kawaguchi. The sequence was printed in Kodansha’s Weekly Morning manga journal from 1988 to 1996 and offered a complete of 32 million copies.
The story, set in Japan’s first nuclear submarine, depicts the unpredictable actions of its captain, Shiro Kaieda, as he makes an attempt to comprehend his perfect world, the corporate has mentioned.
Actor Takao Osawa, who performed Wang Qi within the Kingdom film sequence, will take the position of Shiro Kaieda. The Silent Service is produced by CREDEUS, Inc, which produced the Kingdom movie sequence and the Gintama movie sequence. The director is Kohei Yoshino.
“We are going to lastly be capable of produce a live-action model of the legendary comedian The Silent Service, which has been mentioned to be not possible to make right into a live-action movie over 30 years,” mentioned Osawa. “We want to categorical our honest gratitude to Mr. Kaiji Kawaguchi and all of the individuals concerned. I’ll play the primary position, Shiro Kaieda, who escapes with Japan’s first nuclear submarine and confronts the world with the specter of nuclear weapons. The world is at present going by means of a wave of nice change. We at the moment are capturing this movie with proficient casts and crews to ship to all individuals residing right now. Please look forward to some time till the ship departs on September 29.”
Prime Video right now additionally introduced that it has acquired the rights to reside stream the entire Japanese nationwide workforce’s video games through the 2023 World Baseball Traditional (2023 WBC), starting with the primary spherical on March 9.
Moreover, the groups two coaching video games previous to the 2023 WBC in opposition to the Chunichi Dragons and the Orix Buffaloes will likely be completely reside streamed on Prime Video.
“We’re very grateful to have the ability to present reside streaming of Samurai Japan’s participation within the WBC on Prime Video,” mentioned Takashi Kodama, nation supervisor, Prime Video Japan.
“I’m positive that everybody remembers the fierce battles of Samurai Japan in previous World Baseball Classics. This 12 months’s event is very thrilling as it’s mentioned to have the strongest members from every nation. We are going to offer you an amazing commentary workforce and distinctive footage so to absolutely benefit from the pleasure of the Samurai Japan’s battles to turn into the world’s No. 1 workforce. We hope everybody will benefit from the matches in Japan, in addition to these in different nations, on Prime Video Channel (J SPORTS channel).”