Firstly aired on July 28th, 2012, Eight Ranger is a movie based on an ongoing series of skits performed by Kanjani8 at their concerts. Eight Rangers movie is a Japanese tokusatsu comedy movie featuring the members of the boyband Kanjani8. The movie is set in the year 2035.
The first movie’s plot is about a declining birthrate combined with a series of economic and natural disasters which caused society to slowly lose hope for the future. Therefore, in response to the increasing crime rate in Eight City, citizens organize a Superhero Society and assemble a rag-tag group of weird characters called “Eight Ranger” to protect them.
The sequel of the movie, Eight Ranger 2, is scheduled to hit theaters on July 26th. The sequel is set 5 years after the first movie. This time the 7 members will try to stop the crime with the tax money in 2040 in Eight City.
Let’s enjoy the trailer~