20th Century Boys 2: The Last Hope (2009)
20th Century Boys 2: The Last Hope is a Japanese movie directed by Yukihiko Tsutsumi and the second part of the 20th Century Boys trilogy. It’s based on Naoki Urasawa’s popular manga serial and was released by Toho in Japan on January 31, 2009.
Set in the year 2015, the mysterious “Friend” has successfully taken all the credit for defeating the plague-spreading robot which caused mass death on New Year’s Eve of 2000 while convincing most of the world’s population that the the late “terrorist” Kenji was responsible. Kenji’s niece Kanna (Airi Taira), now a teenager, sets out to stop Friend at any cost with the support of her guardian Yukiji (Takako Tokiwa) and Kenji’s best friend Otcho (Etsushi Toyokawa).
- Original title
- Transliterated title
- 20-seiki Shōnen - Dai-2-Shō - Saigo no Kibō
- Release date
- January 31, 2009