Last week Sony
announced what fans had all been hoping for, that Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2
is coming and will web-sling its way into theaters in the spring of 2022. Though that clearly means it will be some time before we are given any real details about the plot of the movie, it has already been revealed who the first alternate Spidey will be. Without further ado, we give you Takuya Yamashiro, the main protagonist from the Japanese Spider-Man television series from the 1970s.
The reveal comes courtesy of Into the Spider-Verse writer Phil Lord
's official Twitter
account, who after being contacted by a fan on Twitter offering to design the Japanese Spider-Man if he were to feature in the upcoming sequel, responded simply with:
Though we have no idea how he will be introduced, or what exactly he will look like, it is encouraging to know