Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru opens at #7, Zorori, Godzilla stay on chart The live-action film of Hiromu Arakawa‘s Fullmetal Alchemist manga opened at #1 on Japan’s box office chart for the weekend of December 2-3. The film had opened on December 1 on about 400 screens in Japan, including on... Read more
New play to run in Tokyo, Osaka in April-May The official website for the stage play adaptations of Tadatoshi Fujimaki‘s Kuroko’s Basketball manga revealed a visual and more cast on Monday for the planned third stage play. Most of the cast for the Seirin High, Shūtoku High, and Tōō... Read more
Sequel film opens on March 23 Japanese entertainment news website Cinema Today began streaming a video for the Pacific Rim Uprising sequel film on Monday. The video features interviews with various cast members of the film, including Rinko Kikuchi, reprising her role as Mako Mori from the first film.... Read more
Manga about Japan Coast Guard divers had 2 live-action television dramas, 4 film adaptations Manga creator Shuho Sato revealed via his Twitter account on Tuesday that all the contracts for the live-action adaptations of his Umizaru manga have expired as of October. He added that any television broadcasts and... Read more
Opening music video also streamed for TV series The official Twitter account for the live-action film and television series adaptations of Ritz Kobayashi and Aguri Igarashi‘s Saki Achiga-hen episode of side-A spinoff manga revealed six more cast members on Saturday. The new characters are all for students of Bansei... Read more
Prequel work follow members of Yamainu Squad amidst rumors of Tenka’s retirement The official website for the live-action film of Kemuri Karakara‘s Laughing Under the Clouds (Donten ni Warau) manga announced on Saturday that the manga is inspiring a live-action spinoff work that will stream on January 1. The... Read more
Tokusatsu series by Tsuburaya Productions originally aired in 1993-1994 Olympusat, Inc.’s television channel TOKU announced on Wednesday that it will air the Gridman (Denkō Chōjin Gridman) television series starting on December 18. The show will air on Mondays through Fridays at 7:00 p.m. EST. The airing will mark the... Read more
New film opens on March 10, May J. performs theme song The official website for Gekijōban Ultraman Geed – Tsunagu ze! Negai!! (Ultraman Geed the Movie – Connect the Wishes!), the film of the Ultraman Geed (pronounced “Jeed”) series, began streaming a promotional video for the film on Thursday.... Read more
Song will be Ozawa’s first theme song for film The official website for the live-action film adaptation of Kyoko Okazaki‘s River’s Edge manga revealed on Friday that Kenji Ozawa will perform the film’s theme song “Arpeggio (Kitto Mahō no Tunnel no Saki)” (Surely It’s Beyond the Magic Tunnel). Okazaki... Read more
Show based on gambling manga premieres on January 14 The official website for the live-action series adaptation of Homura Kawamoto and T?ru Naomura‘s Kakegurui – Compulsive Gambler manga series revealed on Friday that Mahiro Takasugi will play the character Ryōta Suzui. The site previously revealed Minami Hamabe as Yumeko... Read more