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2009

20th Century Boys / 20世紀少年

20-seiki shonen −Dai 2 sho− Saigo no kibou

20th Century Boys - Chapter 2-

20世紀少年<第2章> 最後の希望

(c) 1999,2006 Naoki Urasawa, Studio Nuts/Shogakukan, ©2009“20th Century Boys” Film Partners

(c) 1999,2006 Naoki Urasawa, Studio Nuts/Shogakukan, ©2009“20th Century Boys” Film Partners

(c) 1999,2006 Naoki Urasawa, Studio Nuts/Shogakukan, ©2009“20th Century Boys” Film Partners

(c) 1999,2006 Naoki Urasawa, Studio Nuts/Shogakukan, ©2009“20th Century Boys” Film Partners

Release Date
January, 31st, 2009
Running Time
140 min
Genre
Science Fiction/Fantasy , Feature , Series
Color
Color
Screening Format
35mm
Screen Size
American Vista (1:1.85)
Sound Processing
Dolby Digital

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

20th Century Boys Film Partners, NTV, SHOGAKUKAN, TOHO, VAP, YTV, DENTSU, Yomiuri Shimbun, Cine Bazar, Office Crescendo, d-rights, STV, MMT, SDT, CTV, HTV, FBS

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

TOHO

[ Production Studio ]

Cine Bazar, Office Crescendo

[ Story ]

The second chapter in the ‘20th Century Boys' trilogy based on Urasawa Naoki's best-selling manga series, which has been published in twelve countries. Chapter two is permeated with iconic images from 1970s
Japan such as the Osaka world expo. The all-star cast from the first film returns with the story focusing on the character Kanna, played by exciting newcomer Taira Airi. With Urasawa himself overseeing the screenplay, the mysteries of the film version develop on an even more massive scale.
The year 2015—fifteen years after the "Bloody New Year's Eve" terrorist attack. Kenji (Karasawa Toshiaki) , whom the mysterious figure known as "Friend" blames for the incident, hasn't resurfaced
since. Kenji's niece Kanna (Taira) knows that Friend is behind everything and gains cooperation from Detective Chono (Fujiki
Naohito) and Otcho (Toyokawa Etsushi) to expose Friend's true identity. However, after Friend is assassinated he's miraculously
resurrected and releases poison gas across the globe in a plot to wipe out humanity and begin a new world order.

[ Official Site ]

http://www.20thboys.com/part2/

[ Contact (International) ]

For further contact details, please contact UNIJAPAN -> [ Contact ]

Relative Titles

20th Century Boys - Chapter 3-

20th Century Boys - Chapter 3- (2009)

Director
TSUTSUMI Yukihiko
Cast
KARASAWA Toshiaki, TOYOKAWA Etsushi, TOKIWA Takako

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Release Date
Aug, 29th, 2009
20th Century Boys -Chapter 1-

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Director
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Cast
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Release Date
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Director
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Cast
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Release Date
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Director
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Cast
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Release Date
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