Morioh-cho Flag Spotted in The Set of “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure” Live-Action Film in Spain

The official Twitter account for the upcoming live-action film adaptations of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable, the fourth story arc of Hirohiko Araki’s long-running JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure manga series, is opened today, posting a photo of a Morioh-cho flag from the set in Sitges, Spain. The city located at the Mediterranean coast in Catalonia was chosen as the best place to recreate the manga’s main location, Morioh-cho, a fictional city based on the manga author Araki’s hometown, Sendai-city in Miyagi Prefecture. 

 

 

“The shooting of the film is now going on steadily in Spain! Morioh-cho is built in the town of Sitges.”  

 

 

The first part of the live-action film series diected by 56-year-old Takashi Miike (Yatterman, Terra Formars)

is set for a release in the summer of 2017. 

 

 

Announced main cast:

 

 Josuke Higashikata: Kento Yamazaki (22/Yuuki Hase in One Week Friends)

 Jotaro Kujo: Yusuke Iseya (40/Aoshi Shinomori in Rurouni Kenshin)

 

 Koichi Hirose: Ryunosuke Kamiki (23/Akito Takagi in Bakuman.)

 Okuyasu Nijimura: Mackenyu (19/Arata Wataya in Chihayafuru)

 Keicho Nijimura: Masaki Okada (27/Hibito Nanba in Space Brothers)

 Yukako Yamagishi: Nana Komatsu (20/Miho Azuki in Bakuman.)

 Anjuro Katagiri/Angelo: Takayuki Yamada (32/Hideyoshi Hashiba in Nobunaga Concerto)

 

 Tomoko Higashikata: Arisa Mizuki (39/Reiko Kudo in Reiko, the Psyche Resurrected)

 Ryohei Higashikata: Jun Kunimura (60/Kubal in Attack on Titan

 

 

Source: “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable” live-action film official Twitter