Wolf: The Last Samurai, a film about a samurai who’s been on the run, has been officially announced for June 27.
The movie, which has been described as “the most ambitious Japanese-American film of the 21st century” and was shot entirely in Japanese, was first announced at Anime Expo 2016.
The film’s story is told from the point of view of a “wolf” named Takashi who is hunted by an evil samurai named Nobunaga, played by Hayao Miyazaki.
The story follows Takashi as he is hunted for the crimes of a rival samurai named Ryūnosuke, played with a great deal of care by Takeshi Kitano.
Takashi is an American-born Japanese-born American.
A trailer for Wolf: Last Samurai was released at the Anime Expo event.
It features the movie’s Japanese voice actors, and includes a brief teaser trailer for the film.
Here’s a look at the teaser trailer:Wolf: Last Super Samurai will be directed by Hideki Anno (The Grandmaster) and is set to open in theaters on June 28, 2018.
The film’s cast includes Hayao Nakano (Ace Attorney), Ayumi Konishi (Kara no Kyoukai), Ayane Sakura (Natsuiro), Kenji Mizoguchi (Yu Yu Hakusho), and Masahiro Takahashi (Yu-Gi-Oh! GX).