Japanese action comedy “Baby Assassins” is expected on Hi-Yah! Streaming service July 22, disc and digital August 16 from Well Go – Media Play News
July 8, 2022
Japanese action comedy Baby Assassins will debut on July 22 exclusively on the martial arts streaming service Hi-Yah! before hitting digital, Blu-ray and DVD on August 16 from Well Go USA Entertainment.
Director Hugo Sakamoto (A janitor, Hangman’s knot) and action director Kensuke Sonomura (John Woo’s Manhunt, man from nowhere, Hydra, Bushido Man) join their talents for the martial arts film. Akari Takaishi (distant thunder, A janitor) as “Chisato” and Saori Izawa (A janitor) while “Mahiro” plays highly skilled teenage assassins. Once they graduate, they are told by upper management that they will have to work “normal” jobs as cover and, even worse, they will be forced to share an apartment. However, after an unfortunate encounter with a Yakuza member, the two must band together to survive an epic fight for their lives. The cast also includes Masanori Mimoto (Enter the Fat Dragon, Hydra, First love, Yakuza Apocalypse, God of the war).
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Winner of a Special Jury Prize at the 2022 Fantasporto Film Festival, Baby Assassins premiered at Fantastic Fest 2021 and performed at Glasgow Film Festival 2022 and New York Asian Film Festival.
A new trailer will debut on July 21 during the Kung Fu Extravaganza at Comic-Con 2022.
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