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City Hunter: Plot, Cast, Release Date and More

City Hunter

If you are a fan of the legendary and popular Manga comics, then chances are that you have come across the City Hunter comic series, written by Tsukasa Hojo. This particular comic was once adapted into an animated television series decades ago, and now, will be getting its very own Netflix movie, which has created a buzz amongst the fans.

City Hunter is full of action, and the kind that will often make you squirm on your seat, but that’s what the fans love about it, and now, they’ll get to witness the same on their Netflix screen, with some of the finest actors and actresses in the upcoming movie directed by the one and only Yuichi Satoh. So, keep reading this article to find out everything you need to know about City Hunter, from the plot to the cast and much more.

What is the Plot of City Hunter?

City Hunter, which might just be one of most action-packed live-adaptation of a Manga comics, follows the story of Ryo Saeba, who is known as the “sweeper,” aka someone who cleans up trouble when it concerns the underworld, no matter the risk that comes with it. Kaori Makimura will be an important of Ryo Saeba’s story as City Hunter focuses on the unlikely bond between the two.

The official teaser of City Hunter doesn’t give away too much about the plot, but does give fans a glimpse into some of their favorite characters from the comics, and a look at the level of action one can expect from this upcoming movie.

The Cast of City Hunter

City Hunter boasts an array of talented actors and actresses, some who you might recognize from their previous work, and some new faces. If you are new to all names, we’re here to tell you a little more about them.

For starters, Japanese actor Ryohei Suzuki will be one of the leads of City Hunter, whom you might recognize from his previous work in projects like Egoist and Segodon. Joining him is The Sacrifice Dilemma’s actress, Misato Morita.

There are several other cast members who will be a part of City Hunter, including Masanobu Ando, Moemi Katayama, Takaya Sakoda, and Fumino Kimura amongst others.

The Cast of City Hunter
Credit: YouTube/Netflix Asia

When and Where Can You Watch City Hunter?

As the hype around City Hunter continues to increase, the countdown for the release has officially begun.

This upcoming live-action adaptation will be available to stream from April 25, and exclusively on Netflix. So, if you haven’t updated your subscription to the streaming platform, now might be the perfect time to do so.

When and Where Can You Watch City Hunter?
Credit: YouTube/Netflix Asia


City Hunter isn’t just for the Manga fanatics, but for everyone who loves and appreciates a great action movie, which is exactly what Netflix has set out to do. Also, do keep a look out for our review on the same following the release.