Japanese guitarist MIYAVI will star in the live adaption of the anime BLEACH.
MIYAVI was chosen for the role of Kuchiki Byakuya, the older brother of soul reaper Kuchiki Rukia. He already had a few roles in the past such as in Angelina Jolie's movie "UNBROKEN" and in "Kong: Skull Island".
The guitarist and actor will perform side by side with Fukushi Sota who will play the main character Ichigo and Sugisaki Hana who will be Rukia. Other actors who will be part of the movie are Ryo Yoshizawa as Uryu Ishida and Taichi Saotome as Renji Abarai.
BLEACH is a popular manga series by Kubo Tite that was published from 2001 to 2016. It's about Kurosaki Ichigo who gains the powers of a Soul Reaper (Shinigami). If you are in Japan this summer you can watch the movie in theatres as of July 20th, 2018!
A trailer for the movie has already been released:
Also don't forget about MIYAVI's short world tour that will start in the end of April! He will visit Europe as well as North America. Details and dates can be found here.