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    HENTAI KAMEN: THE ABNORMAL CRISIS Info & High-Res Images from Toei

    Japan`s panty-masked hero returns HENTAI KAMEN: THE ABNORMAL CRISIS. Photo courtesy of Toei Co., Ltd. © Keishu Ando/ SHUEISHA ? 2016 ?HK2? Production Committee

    Perverted Superhero Returns in New Live-Action Movie Source: Toei Co., Ltd., Hakuhodo DY music & pictures Inc. Official Site: hk-movie.jp (Japan)

    Teaser poster for the film. Image courtesy of Toei Co., Ltd. © Keishu Ando/ SHUEISHA ? 2016 ?HK2? Production Committee

    Toei has provided information and high-res images from their superhero movie HENTAI KAMEN: THE ABNORMAL CRISIS (HK????? ????????????, HK/ Hentai Kamen Abunoomaru Kuraishisu), opening today at the Shinjuku Wald 9 in Tokyo as well as other theaters across Japan. The film will have its North American premiere at the New York Asian Film Festival running June 22-July 5 in NYC. HENTAI KAMEN: THE ABNORMAL CRISIS is the sequel to HK / FORBIDDEN SUPER HERO (HK ????, HK Hentai Kamen, 2013), the live-action adaptation of Keishu Ando`s manga, The Abnormal Super Hero Hentai Kamen. Originally planned as a straight-to-video release, the first film was a surprise hit that grossed ¥200 million (approximately $1.8 million US) at the Japanese box office. It was also a favorite at international festivals, winning the "audience award" at the 2013 New York Asian Film Festival. ABNORMAL CRISIS reunites much of the cast and crew from FORBIDDEN SUPER HERO, including writer/director Yuichi Fukuda (I`LL GIVE MY ALL... TOMORROW, AKEGARASU) and actors Ryohei Suzuki (GATCHAMAN, TOKYO TRIBE), Fumika Shimizu (KAMEN RIDER FOURZE, RYUZO AND THE SEVEN HENCHMEN), Tsuyoshi Muro (A STORY OF YONOSUKE, SURELY SOMEDAY) and Nana Katase (DEATH NOTE II: THE LAST NAME, 20TH CENTURY BOYS trilogy). New to the cast are Ayame Misaki (ATTACK ON TITAN) and Yuya Yagira (UNFORGIVEN, GASSOH). According to Suzuki, there are plans for a trilogy of Hentai Kamen movies. STORY Kyosuke Shikijo (Ryohei Suzuki) and his girlfriend Aiko Himeno (Fumika Shimizu), and Kyosuke continues to wear Aiko`s panties on his head as the pervert superhero, Hentai Kamen. But, following a disagreement, Aiko demands the return of her underwear. At the same time, there is a worldwide disappearance of panties. Unable to transform into Hentai Kamen, Kyosuke falls into depression just as he is challenged by a dangerous new foe. CREDITS Japanese Theatrical Release: Saturday, May 14, 2016 (Roadshow) Running Time: 117 minutes Cast Kyosuke Shikijo/ Hentai Kamen: Ryohei Suzuki Aiko Himeno: Fumika Shimizu Tadashi Makoto: Yuya Yagira Tamao Oogane: Tsuyoshi Muro Shiina Ayata: Ayame Misaki Sarutoki Minagawa Hirofumi Arai Kyosuke Yabe Katsuya Osamu Adachi Haruna Uechi Naoto Kine Hitomi Sato Maki Shikijo: Nana Katase Narushi Ikeda Teacher Towatari: Ken Yasuda Staff Director: Yuichi Fukuda Original Story: The Abnormal Super Hero Hentai Kamen by Keishu Ando (Shueisha Bunko) Screenplay: Yuichi Fukuda Theme Song: "CTS" by Nanba Shiho Planning and Production: "HK2" Production Committee (Toei Video, Hakuhodo DY music & pictures, Nippon Shuppan Hanbai, L’espace Vision, Toei, Kinoshita Group) Theatrical Distribution: Toei International Sales: Hakuhodo DY music & pictures Inc. (formerly SHOWGATE Inc.)

    Kyosuke Shikijo (Ryohei Suzuki) and Aiko Himeno (Fumika Shimizu) head to college. Photo courtesy of Toei Co., Ltd. © Keishu Ando/ SHUEISHA ? 2016 ?HK2? Production Committee
    Classmate Tadashi Makoto (Yuya Yagira). Photo courtesy of Toei Co., Ltd. © Keishu Ando/ SHUEISHA ? 2016 ?HK2? Production Committee
    Tamao Oogane (Tsuyoshi Muro) holds Aiko captive. Photo courtesy of Toei Co., Ltd. © Keishu Ando/ SHUEISHA ? 2016 ?HK2? Production Committee
    Kyosuke contemplates the power of panties with Towatari (Ken Yasuda). Photo courtesy of Toei Co., Ltd. © Keishu Ando/ SHUEISHA ? 2016 ?HK2? Production Committee
    Kyosuke gets some support from his mom, Maki (Nana Katase). Photo courtesy of Toei Co., Ltd. © Keishu Ando/ SHUEISHA ? 2016 ?HK2? Production Committee
    Actor Narushi Ikeda has also played Kamen Rider Wiseman in KAMEN RIDER WIZARD . Photo courtesy of Toei Co., Ltd. © Keishu Ando/ SHUEISHA ? 2016 ?HK2? Production Committee
    There`s trouble brewing for Kyosuke and Aiko. Photo courtesy of Toei Co., Ltd. © Keishu Ando/ SHUEISHA ? 2016 ?HK2? Production Committee
    Promotional image for the movie`s theme song, 'CTS' by Nanba Shiho. Photo courtesy of Hakuhodo DY music & pictures Inc. © Keishu Ando/ SHUEISHA ? 2016 ?HK2? Production Committee

    For more information on HENTAI KAMEN: FORBIDDEN SUPER HERO please see the previous coverage here on SciFi Japan:


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