Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Fantasia 2016: Official Stills and Trailer for Takashi Miike's "As the Gods Will"

FUNimation recently released stills and the official trailer for Takashi Miike's "As the Gods Will". The film stars Sota Fukushi, Hirona Yamazaki, Ryunosuke Kamiki, Shota Sometani and Mio Yuki.

"As the Gods Will" will be making its Canadian premiere on July 17th at 10:00PM at the SGWU Alumni Auditorium (Hall Theatre in Montreal,QC. Director Takashi Miike and producer Misako Saka will be on hand for the screening.

Plot Synopsis:

AS THE GODS WILL bursts onto the screen with a CLOCKWORK ORANGE-style daruma doll leading a class of students in a lethal game of Red Light, Green Light. If the doll sees someone move, it makes the person’s head explode, which promptly triggers further panic, and further explosions. Shun, a bummed-out teen obsessed with violent video games, wins the game, if only because none of his classmates made it through. The poor guy is hardly at the end of his troubles. Further trials, involving among other things a giant good-luck cat and nightmare nursery rhymes care of creepy kokeshi dolls, await the school’s few survivors, among them Shun, his crush Ichika, and Takeru, a goon with psychopathic tendencies.

"As the Gods Will": Official Trailer

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