Shō Hirano, Yūna Taira star in film based on Amu Meguro‘s manga The official website for the live-action film adaptation of Amu Meguro‘s Honey So Sweet manga revealed on Thursday that the film will open in Japan on March 31, 2018. Yūna Taira (seen below) will play Nao Kogure,... Read more
Nobuyuki Fukumoto‘s story already inspired anime, 2015 live-action show, this fall’s live-action sequel The staff of the live-action television adaptation of Nobuyuki Fukumoto‘s Akagi mahjong manga announced on Thursday that production on a new series has been green-lit for next year. The new miniseries will run for three episodes.... Read more
Ryo Nishikido stars in film about seaside town where 6 former convicts are sent to live The official website for the live-action film adaptation of Tatsuhiko Yamagami and Mikio Igarashi‘s Hitsuji no Ki (The Sheep’s Tree) manga began streaming a teaser video for the film on Tuesday. The teaser... Read more
Film screens at TIFF on October 25 before wide release on December 1 Media news website Natalie revealed new on-set photos for the live-action film adaptation of Hiromu Arakawa‘s Fullmetal Alchemist manga on Wednesday. More images are available in Comic Natalie’s article. The film will open the Tokyo International... Read more
Also: stage play, stage musical based on Nier: Automata announced Square Enix revealed on Tuesday that it is recruiting scenario and planning staff members for a new work related to the NieR series. The position will entail writing sub-quest stories and planning for the main story, NPC writing and... Read more
10-minute special stars Yūtarō, features 17-year-old Ojarumaru NHK announced on Wednesday that the Ojarumaru (Prince Mackaroo) anime will get a 10-minute live-action special titled “Ojarumaru Special Anime Janai de Ojaru?” (Ojarumaru Special, It’s Not an Anime?) that will air on NHK E-Tele (NHK Educational) on November 3. The special... Read more
It producer Roy Lee, Scott Bernstein producing project The Hollywood Reporter’s Heat Vision blog reported on Wednesday that producers Roy Lee (It) and Scott Bernstein are producing a Hollywood film adaptation of Kow Yokoyama‘s Maschinen Krieger ZbV3000 franchise. Yokoyama, Kevin Munroe, Rick Privman, and Yumiko Miyano will be executive... Read more
Kimi no Suizō o Tabetai live-action film stays at #7, ‘Fireworks‘ Falls to #10 The live-action Okuda Tamio ni Naritai Boy – Deau Otoko Subete Kuruwaseru Girl (The Boy Who Wished to Be Tamio Okuda – The Girl Who Drove All the Men She Met Crazy) film, based on... Read more
In-story band in NO hurry to shout makes major debut with “Close to me” song The official website for the live-action film of Ryoko Fukuyama‘s sh?jo manga Anonymous Noise (Fukumenkei Noise) unveiled a new trailer and visual for the film on Wednesday. The video reveals and previews the film’s... Read more
2 films planned, each covering 3 volumes of Katsuhiro Otomo‘s original manga Entertainment news website Deadline reported on Tuesday that Warner Brothers is negotiating with Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok, Boy, Hunt for the Wilderpeople) to direct its live-action Akira film project. Deadline describes the film’s story as taking place... Read more