More cast members have been announced for the forthcoming anime adaptation of the Tannishō o Hiraku (Opening the Tannishō) book:
- Yoshimasa Hosoya is Sōken
- Rina Honnizumi is Asa
- Mitsuhiro Ichiki is Gonpachi
- Shinichiro Miki is Keishinbō
- Yusuke Shirai is Tōnen
- Kentaro Ito is Meihōbō
Kazuhisa Ouno is directing the film at Paradise Cafe. Kiyoto Wada is writing the film’s script.
The film focuses on Yuien, a troubled young man. He meets the Buddhist monk Shinran, and listens to his teachings. Shinran takes him on as his disciple, and they travel together, with experiences both joyous and heartbreaking awaiting them on the road.
Tannishō o Hiraku is scheduled to open in Japanese theaters on May 24, 2019.