Contestants to participate in “life reversal battles” to win money TBS opened an official website on Friday for a variety program inspired by Nobuyuki Fukumoto‘s Kaiji manga. The program, titled Jinsei Gyakuten Battle Kaiji (Life Reveral Battle Kaiji), is slated to air at the end of the year. Participants... Read more
February 2018 film stars Tomoya Maeno, Kento Hayashi, Shuntar? Yanagi Tomohiro Koizumi’s Cherry Boys manga is inspiring a live-action film that will open in Japan on February 17, 2018. The comedy manga follows three 25-year-old men who are trying to lose their virginity. The protagonist Shin’ichi Kunimori is a... Read more
Time Bokan: The Villains Strike Back anime, Dragon Ball Super special air The live-action film adaptation of Satoru Hiura‘s Hotaru’s Way manga aired on NTV on Friday, October 6 at 9:30 p.m. and earned a 6.1% rating. Title Station Date Time Length Average Household Rating Sazae-san Fuji TV October... Read more
Kazuhiko Shimamoto‘s manga bundles with Aoi Hon? in November Kazuhiko Shimamoto published the first part of the two-part Hon? no Tenk?sei REVOLUTION (Blazing Transfer Students) manga in the November issue of Shogakukan‘s Monthly Shonen Sunday magazine on Thursday. The second part of the manga will appear in the next... Read more
Director does not confirm if he has signed on to proposed film Director Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok, Boy, Hunt for the Wilderpeople) commented in an interview with media news website IGN on Tuesday about reports of him negotiating to direct Warner Brothers‘ live-action Akira film project. Waititi did not... Read more
Play based on Natsume Ono‘s manga opens in November The official website for the stage play of Natsume Ono‘s ACCA 13 (ACCA 13-Ku Kansatsu-Ka) manga revealed a new poster visual and cast visuals for the stage play last week. The cast includes: Hirofumi Araki as Jean Otus Haruki Kiyama... Read more
In addition to having a remarkable influence on subsequent anime, the 1982 American film Blade Runner has become a classic science-fiction film regarded as one of the all-time best in the genre. A stand-out feature of the film is Deckard’s iconic Blaster, also known as the “PKD” or “LAPD... Read more
Story about CEO pretending to be beggar who falls in love with woman debuts October 14 Fuji TV announced on October 7 that its semiannual Yo nimo Kimyō na Monogatari (Tales of the Unusual) television program will adapt Osamu Tezuka‘s “Yoru no Koe” (The Voice of the Night) short... Read more
3 pre-trailer theater ads also posted for October 21 film The Mainichi Shimbun newspaper’s MAiDiGiTV YouTube channel began streaming a television commercial for the live-action film of Sh?ichi As?‘s Saiki Kusuo no Psi Nan (The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.) manga on Monday. The clip shows the character Kokomi... Read more
Summer 2018 film stars Mahiro Takasugi, Reo Sano, Taishi Nakagawa, Ryūsei Yokohama An official website and Twitter account for the live-action film based on Minami Mizuno‘s Rainbow Days (Nijiiro Days) manga opened on Tuesday. The film is slated to premiere in Japan in summer 2018. The film’s cast includes,... Read more