Ghost Hunt – Light Novel Gets Live-Action Film

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Twins Japan and Kadokawa Shoten has announced that they are producing a live-action film adaptation for Fuyumi Ono’s supernatural horror light novel series Ghost Hunt.

The movie will be released in summer 2014. The original light novel series debut in 1989 and it was originally called the “Akuryou Series.. It has an ongoing manga series by Shiho Inada started in 1998 and TV anime series aired in 2006.

Staff
Director: Yoshitaka Yamaguchi (Arcana)
Screenplay: Atsuyuki Shimodo (Sadako 3D & Another) & Shotaro Oikawa
Executive Producer: Shinichiro Inoue (Another (anime), The Girl Who Leapt Through Time)
Co-executive Producer: Adrian Chaw

Cast
Maya Fukuzawa (Good Luck!!, Mr. Brain) as Mai Taniyama
Mizuki Yamamoto (Black Butler, Daily Lives of High School Boys) as Masako Hara
Yosuke Kawamura (Liar Game: Reborn, Rookies) as Hosho Takigawa

SYNOPSIS
Telling ghost stories is a favorite past time of Mai Taniyama and her friends—that is, until she meets 17-year-old Kazuya Shibuya, the man sent by Shibuya Psychic Research Center to investigate paranormal activity at a supposedly haunted school. When Mai gets caught in a dangerous situation, she is rescued by Kazuya’s assistant. Saving her lands the assistant incapacitated, and Kazuya demands that Mai become his assistant, instead…

via ANN
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2 thoughts on “Ghost Hunt – Light Novel Gets Live-Action Film

  1. I watched the series and liked it. I also read an article that it flopped in Japan but it had good comments / rating outside. Too bad the series was discontinued — Will be watching this 😀

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