The Way of the Househusband Live-Action Movie Gets Poster, Trailer, Official Title

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The Way of the Househusband live-action movie has received a poster and a 40-second trailer, as well as the official, full title of Gokushufudo the Cinema. The film is set to premiere in Japan in early summer.

Gokushufudo the Cinema is based on The Way of the Househusband comedy manga by Kousuke Oono, which received a television drama adaptation in 2020 and a Netflix anime adaptation in 2021. The manga, which is serialized on Kurage Bunch and is published under the BUNCH COMICS label, began in 2018 and has eight tankoubon volumes as of September 2021.

Viz Media describes the manga as:

He was the fiercest member of the yakuza, a man who left countless underworld legends in his wake. They called him “the Immortal Dragon.” But one day he walked away from it all to travel another path—the path of the househusband! The curtain rises on this cozy yakuza comedy!

Like the TV drama, Gokushufudo the Cinema stars Hiroshi Tamaki as Tatsu, Haruna Kawaguchi as Miku, and Jun Shison as Masa. The movie and drama also share the same director in the form of Touichirou Rutou.

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Sources: @gokushufu_drama, Comic Natalie

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