Hot Toys To Produce Kamui Gaiden Figures|
Hot Toys acquires license for the Japanese live-action movie "Kamui Gaiden"
Kamui Gaiden ("The Legend Of Kamui") is the upcoming live-action film based on the 1960s manga of the same name. As outcast shinobi Kamui keeps escaping his old ninja clan, he finds himself heading toward a small Okinawa island, that will soon become the unwilling theater of a major confrontation...
This movie is directed by Yoichi Sai (Japanese Academy Awards 2005 best director winner), stars Kenichi Matsuyama (Detective L in "Death Note"), Koyuki (Tom Cruise's love interest in the "Last Samurai"), Suzuka Ohgo (young Chiyo in "Memoirs of a Geisha"), Hideaki Ito ("Sukiyaki Western Django"), Anna Tsuchiya ("Kamikaze Girls"), and Hong Kong actor Ekin Cheng ("The Storm Warriors").
After the fantasy masterpiece "Goemon", the Hot Toys Movie Masterpiece series continues to bring you further historical ninja characters. This time, due to the realistic 17th century setting of the movie, Hot Toys promises to bring you the most accurate Japan period costumes and ninja accessories from Kamui Gaiden...Meanwhile, please visit the Japanese official movie site, and also watch the Trailer before the ninjas debut in our next newsletter!