Magnolia Pictures has released the Red Band trailer for the upcoming live action manga, ‘Blade of The Immortal‘! Blade of the Immortal is based on the manga by Hiroaki Samura. Check out the trailer in the player below, and let us know if you will be watching AFTER THE JUMP.
Samurai Manji has taken a lot of lives, both innocent and guilty, and now lives life in feudal Japan as a criminal. After being cursed with immortality until he kills enough evil men, Manji meets a young girl who enlists him to be her body-guard. Swearing loyalty, protection and vengeance against the group of sword fighters who slaughtered her family, the unlikely duo set on a remarkable quest to make right against those who did them wrong.
The Blade of the Immortal manga was first published in “Afternoon” from June 25, 1993 to December 25, 2012. An anime adaptation was produced in 2008 as well as a Japanese novel. The American version of the novel was released in 2014.