Laughing Under the Clouds (jap. Donten ni Warau) will get a live-action movie in 2017 in Japan. You can read more at the live-action movie’s official webpage.
Laughing Under the Clouds is a manga written by Kemuri Karakara and begun in 2011 and finnished in 2013 with its 6th volume. The author is currently working at a new manga named Rengoku ni Warau that is a prequel to the Donten ni Warau manga.The series also got a TV anime in 2014.
Laughing Under the Clouds revolves around the three brothers Tenka, Soramaru and Chuutarou Kumou and their servant Shirasu Kinjou during an alternative Meiji era in Japan. In the series they fight against the mythological Orochi (a giant serpent) from japanese folklore and escaped prisoners from the prison in Lake Biwa. In the series you will also meet the Orochi Exterimanation squad (Yamainu Squad) lead by Abe no Sousei.
The director of the live-action movie will be Katsuyuki Motohiro and the scriptwriter will be Yuuya Takahashi that also wrote the script for the Laughing Under the Clouds TV anime.
At the webpage the following actors and pictures have been posted so far:
- Yuuma Nakayama as Soramaru Kumou (no picture yet)
- Kirato Wakayama as Chuutarou Kumou
- Souta Fukushi as Tenka Kumou
- Renn Kiriyama as Shirasu Kinjou
- Yuuki Furukawa as Abe no Sousei