The teaser to Takashi Miike‘s live-action adaptation of Hirohiko Araki‘s hit manga and its well-known fourth arc has arrived.
Kento Yamazaki takes the lead of the poofy-haired protagonist Josuke Higashikata, whose family have supernatural powers in which they use against their adversaries. The fourth arc, titled Diamond is Unbreakable, revolves Jotaro and his family having to track down a serial killer. Jun Kunimura, Arisa Mizuki, Masaki Okada, and Yusuke Iseya co-star in the film.
Miike, originally known for controversial films such as Audition and Ichi the Killer, has been delving lately in live-action adaptations of manga and anime. Terra Formars was released last year and before that, he released Nintama Rantaro, aka Ninja Kids. His next adaptation will be April’s Blade of the Immortal, starring Takuya Kimura.
Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable is set for an August 4, 2017 release in Japan by Toho and Warner Brothers Japan.