Film distributor TOHO began streaming four TV ads on Friday for the Kiseijū Kanketsu-hen (Parasyte: The Final Act) film. The first ad features BUMP OF CHICKEN's ending theme song "Colony."
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BUMP OF CHICKEN also performed "Parade," the ending theme to the first Parasyte movie.
Shōta Sometani (live-action xxxHOLiC, All Esper Dayo!) stars in the films as Shinichi Izumi, Eri Fukatsu (Onnanoko Monogatari) plays Ryōko Tamiya, and Ai Hashimoto (Blood-C: The Last Dark, live-action Another, Sadako 3D) plays Satomi Murano. The cast also features Tadanobu Asano as Gotō, Masahiro Higashide as Hideo Shimada, Miko Yoki as Nobuko Izumi, Jun Kunimura as Hirama, Kazuki Kitamura as Takeshi Hirokawa, Hirofumi Arai as Uragami, Pierre Taki as Miki, and Nao Omori as Kuramori. Sadao Abe also stars as the voice of Migi.
Takashi Yamazaki (live-action Space Battleship Yamato, Always: Sunset on Third Street) is directing the films. Ryūta Kosawa (Always: Sunset on Third Street, Shōnen H) is writing the films' scripts. The first film opened in Japan on November 29, and the second film will open on April 25.
The Parasyte manga also received a television anime adaptation that premiered on NTV last October. Crunchyroll streamed the series as it aired.