Cells at Work Live-Action Movie: Teaser Visual, Trailer, and Cast Unveiled

Excitement is building for the upcoming live-action adaptation of “Cells at Work,” set to premiere in Japan in December 2024. Fans were recently treated to a teaser visual and trailer, which also introduced the main cast. Mei Nagano stars as the Red Blood Cell, with Takeru Satoh portraying the White Blood Cell. You can catch a glimpse of their performances in the trailer above.

The film is directed by Hideki Takeuchi, with a script penned by Yuichi Tokunaga. The newly released teaser visual showcases the main actors in their costumes, offering a first look at how the beloved characters will be brought to life.

“Cells at Work” is a popular Japanese manga series by Akane Shimizu, serialized in Kodansha’s Monthly Shōnen Sirius magazine from January 2015 to January 2021. The series also inspired a spin-off manga, “Cells at Work! Code Black,” which ran from 2018 to 2021.

The original manga was adapted into an anime by David Production, spanning two seasons from July 2018 to February 2021 with a total of 21 episodes. Additionally, the franchise includes a movie and a 13-episode anime adaptation of “Cells at Work! Code Black” by LIDEN FILMS.

You can catch the 2 seasons of Cells at Work on Netflix. The series synopsis:

This is a story about you. A tale about the inside of your body… According to a new study, the human body consists of approximately 37 trillion cells. These cells are hard at work every day within a world that is your body. From the oxygen-carrying Red Blood Cells to the bacteria-fighting White Blood Cells, get to know the unsung heroes and the drama that unfolds inside of you!

Stay tuned for more updates as the premiere date approaches!

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