Tsutomu Takahashi’s Alive and Ryuhei Kitamura’s Alive

Did you know Tsutomu Takahashi’s manga Alive had been adapted into a live action film by none other than Ryuhei Kitamura (Versus, Midnight Meat Train) ?

Shoulder shot of Tenshu, main protagonist in the Alive manga, who stares angrily at the reader.
Tsutomu Takahashi’s Tenshu
A colored cover of Alive, Tenshu is holding the hand of one of the girl as if she was trying to slap him.
A colored cover of Alive, Tenshu is holding the hand of one of the girl as if she was trying to slap him.
An alternative cover to Takahashi’s Alive
Hideo Sakaki is seated on an electric chair, prison guards dressed as military stand on either side of him.
Hideo Sakaki is seated on an electric chair, prison guards dressed as military stand on either side of him.
Execution scene in Kitamura’s Alive
A cloaked figure (Zeros) is turning his back to us in what appears to be a cell.
A cloaked figure (Zeros) is turning his back to us in what appears to be a cell.
The first apparition of Zeros (Tak Sakaguchi).
Trailer for Ryuhei Kitamura’s Alive

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