Trailer: ‘Honeko Akabane’s Bodyguards’

By   |  Jul 1, 2024

‘Honeko Akabane’s Bodyguards’ (赤羽骨子のボディガード) is a 2024 Japanese action comedy directed by Junichi Ishikawa.

Based on the manga by Masamitsu Nigatsu, the film revolves around a high school boy who vows to protect his friend and classmate after he discovers that she is being targeted by assassins. The cast includes Raul, Natsuki Deguchi, Daiken Okudaira, Hikaru Takahashi, Mijika Nagai, and Yuki Kura.

Synopsis: Arakuni Ibuki (Raul) is a high school student who is far from the model pupil. He has a childhood friend, Honeko Akabane (Natsuki Deguchi), who attends the same high school as him. One day, a yakuza boss appears in front of Arakuni and tells him that Honeko is his secret daughter. Due to conflicts within the yakuza, Honeko’s life is in danger as a bounty of 10 billion yen has been offered to the person who kills her. The yakuza boss asks Arakuni to protect his daughter without her knowing… [Source: AsianWiki]

‘Honeko Akabane’s Bodyguards’ opens across Japan on August 2, 2024.

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