Live-Action Ghost in the Shell Earns US$7.3 Million in 2nd Weekend
Lionsgate’s Power Rangers earns US$6.2 million in 3rd weekend The Box Office Mojo film news website has estimated that Paramount Pictures‘ live-action Ghost in the Shell film earned US$7,350,000 at the United States box office in its second weekend of Friday-Sunday. The film has an estimated total gross of... Read more
Attack on Titan Stage Play’s New Visual Reveals Yuya Endo in Costume as Levi
New poster, character visuals, 9 new characters revealed for July stage play The official website for Live Impact Attack on Titan, the stage play adaptation of Hajime Isayama‘s Attack on Titan manga, revealed a visual of Yuya Endo in costume as Levi on Sunday. The site also revealed six... Read more
Mamoru Miyano to Dub Lead Role in MacGyver Remake
Hiroshi Tsuchida voices Jack Dalton Prolific and popular voice actor Mamoru Miyano has landed his first role in a Japanese dub of a foreign TV series: Angus MacGyver, the title character of MacGyver. He will be joined by Hiroshi Tsuchida (J.J. Sexton in Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt, Kazushi in... Read more
Live-Action Blade of the Immortal Film Streams New Teaser, Making of Videos
New character video also posted for film opening on April 29 Warner Bros. Japan began streaming three new videos on Sunday for the live-action film of Hiroaki Samura‘s Blade of the Immortal “neo period drama” manga on Sunday. The character video below previews the film’s theme song “Live to... Read more
1st Live-Action Tomodachi Game Film Opens June 3 in Japan
This year’s May issue of Kodansha‘s Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine announced on Saturday that the first live-action film adaptation of Yuki Sato‘s Tomodachi Game (Friends Games) manga will premiere on June 3 in Japan. The manga is inspiring a live-action drama series and two live-action films this year. The series... Read more
Kaito Ishikawa Narrates Live-Action Blood-C Film
Film opens August 26 in Japan The official Twitter account for Asura Girl ~Blood-C Ibun~ (Asura Girl: Blood-C Another Story), the live-action film adaptation of CLAMP and Production I.G‘s Blood-C anime series, announced on Friday that voice actor Kaito Ishikawa (One-Punch Man‘s Genos, Haikyu!!‘s Kageyama) will narrate the film.... Read more
Osamu Tezuka’s Wonder 3 Manga Inspires Stage Play Adaptation
Kickstarter now running to publish manga in English The official Osamu Tezuka website announced on Friday that Tezuka’s Wonder Three manga is inspiring a new stage play titled Amazing Performance W3. The play will run from July 1-9 and then from November 3 to March 4, 2018 at the... Read more
Live-Action Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Film’s Stills Show Angelo
Film featuring Takayuki Yamada as Angelo opens in Japan on August 4 The staff of the live-action film of Hirohiko Araki‘s JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable manga revealed two new stills from the film on Thursday. The stills depict Anjūrō “Angelo” Katagiri (Takayuki Yamada) during the filming at... Read more
Seishirō Katō Stars in Short Film Based on Manga by Dee Juusan
Juusan’s manga was winner in 2nd Silent Manga Audition in 2014 The official website of the Kumamoto International Manga Festival revealed on Tuesday that 15-year old actor Seishirō Katō (You Are Umasou, live-action Assassination Classroom) and his younger brother, the nine-year-old Kenshirō Katō, will star in a short film... Read more
Takana Yukue’s Chotto Mate Yakyūbu Baseball Comedy Manga Gets Live-Action Film
Film based on manga about trio on average baseball team stars Kenta Suga Retailer Rakuten’s listing for the May issue of Shinchosha‘s gogo Bunch magazine features a cover image that reveals that Takana Yukue‘s Chotto Mate Yakyūbu – Kenritsu Shingen Kōkō Yakyūbu no Nichijō (Wait a Second Baseball Club:... Read more