Get to know the cast of City Hunter, the action-packed Japanese film on Netflix

City Hunter. (L to R) Ryohei Suzuki as Ryo Saeba, Masanobu Ando as Hideyuki Makimura in City Hunter. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2024
City Hunter. (L to R) Ryohei Suzuki as Ryo Saeba, Masanobu Ando as Hideyuki Makimura in City Hunter. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2024 /

Today is the big day! City Hunter, the highly anticipated Japanese live-action movie adaptation of the bestselling manga of the same name by Tsukasa Hojo is now streaming on Netflix. If you’re looking forward to watching this new movie soon, we absolutely must share with you who you can expect to see in it.

City Hunter is described as an intense yet funny action-packed movie. It was directed by Yuichi Satoh from a screenplay penned by Tatsuro Mishima. It follows Ryo Saeba, a skilled marksman and charming ladies' man, as he navigates the dark and gritty underworld of modern-day Shinjuku, Tokyo, to rid it of crime. When his late partner Hideyuki Makimura is killed on an investigation, Ryo is confronted by his partner's sister who demands to know the truth behind his death. This leads the two to reluctantly join forces to investigate Hideyuki's death, but they soon find themselves in grave danger.

City Hunter. (L to R) Ryohei Suzuki as Ryo Saeba, Misato Morita as Kaori Makimura in City Hunter. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2024 /

Well-known Japanese actor Ryohei Suzuki stars in the leading role of Ryo Saeba, a private eye and hopeless playboy who works to uncover the truth behind his partner's tragic death. Some of Suzuki's other acting work include roles in the TV shows For You in Full Blossom: Ikemen Paradise, Mei chan no shitsuji, Yankee-kun to Megane-chan, The Full Throttle Girl, Hanako & Anne, Segodon, Elpis: Kibou, Aruiwa Wazawai and Get Ready!.

  • Birthdate: March 29, 1983
  • Age: 41 years old
  • Zodiac sign: Aries
  • Height: 6'1
  • Social media: None
City Hunter. Masanobu Ando as Hideyuki Makimura in City Hunter. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2024 /

Masanobu Ando plays the role of Hideyuki Makimura, a former police detective who worked with Ryo up until his murder. He's also Kaori Makimura’s older brother. Ando is known for his roles in the movies Kids Return, Battle Royale, Tokyo 10+01, Sukiyaki Western Django and Forever Enthralled. Additionally, he played the role of Sadafumi Heguri in the fantasy film Onmyoji Zero. When it comes to his TV work, he had roles in the TV shows Ao no jidai, Code Blue, Black Scandal, It Is Your Turn, Kirin ga kuru and My Second Aoharu. He's currently starring in the thriller series Destiny, which is streaming on Netflix.

  • Birthdate: May 19, 1975
  • Age: 48 years old
  • Zodiac sign: Taurus
  • Height: 5'9
  • What's next? He'll be in the drama series House of the Owl, which is set to premiere on Hulu on April 24, 2024.
  • Social media: None
City Hunter. Misato Morita as Kaori Makimura in City Hunter. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2024 /

Misato Morita portrays the role of Kaori Makimura, a desperate woman searching for answers about her brother's (Hideyuki Makimura) death. This leads her to team up with private detective Ryo. You might've previously watched Morita in the TV shows Papa katsu, I Turn, Top Knife: Tensai Nougekai no Joken, Hundred Million Yen Goodbye, The Naked Director, Kotodama-sô and If My Wife Becomes an Elementary School Student.. She also starred as Starling in the crime drama film Missing.

  • Birthdate: Sept. 13, 1996
  • Age: 27 years old
  • Zodiac sign: Virgo
  • Social media: Instagram
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Japanese actress Fumino Kimura plays Saeko Nogami in the action film. Saeko is a detective from the Metropolitan Police Department who has a long history with Ryo. She used to also work with Hideyuki when he was on the police force. Besides starring in City Hunter, Kimura is known for her previous roles in the TV shows Twins, A Taste of Honey, Naniwa shônen tanteidan, Umechan sensei, Money Wars, Ishi no mayu, Kirin ga kuru and Picu. She also played the role of Nanase in the mystery thriller Rohan at the Louvre.

  • Birthdate: Oct. 19, 1987
  • Age: 36 years old
  • Zodiac sign: Libra
  • Social media: Instagram
City Hunter. Asuka Hanamura as Kurumi in City Hunter. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2024 /

A mysterious drug called "Angel Dust" is believed to be the cause of all the crime going on in Shinjuku. Asuka Hanamura plays Kurumi, a famous cosplayer who is the key to figuring out what exactly the drug is. You might recognize Hanamura from her previous acting work in the TV shows Dorama hitokowa, From Miyamoto to You, Scams, Mr. Unlucky Has No Choice but to Kiss!, Elpis: Kibou, Aruiwa Wazawai and Saitama no hosuto.

  • Birthdate: March 18, 1999
  • Age: 25 years old
  • Zodiac sign: Pisces
  • Height: 5'6
  • Social media: Instagram

Here are the names of other actors in the cast:

  • Isao Hashizume as Akutsu
  • Ayame Misaki as Tsukino Seta
  • Tetta Sugimoto as Akitaka Itô
  • Takaya Sakoda as Kunio Konno
  • Moemi Katayama
  • Ami201

Take a look at the thrilling official trailer below to see the cast in action!

City Hunter is now available to stream on Netflix. Will you be watching the action flick?

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