Idoling’s Tonooka leads live-action “Abashiri Family”
Go Nagai’s manga “Abashiri Ikka” (“The Abashiri Family”) is being turned into a live-action picture titled “Abashiri Ikka THE MOVIE.” Teruyoshi Ishii has been tapped to direct the film, while Idoling!!! member Erika Tonooka has been cast in the starring role.
The gag manga was originally serialized between 1969 and 1973, before Nagai became famous for works such as “Devilman,” “Mazinger Z,” and “Cutie Honey.” The comic revolved around an infamous family of gangsters whose most powerful member, Kikunosuke, is actually a girl.
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