Death Note the Musical Gets Rerun in September
Main characters reprise roles; Karin Takahashi, Kazutaka Ishii, Tetsuya Bessho join cast Frank Wildhorn’s 2015 Death Note the Musical will get a rerun in September at Tokyo’s New National Theater, and will also get performances in Toyama and Osaka. HoriPro is streaming a video for the musical that includes... Read more
Ushijima the Loan Shark The Final Film’s Trailer Previews Superfly Theme Song
4th and final film in live-action Ushijima the Loan Shark franchise opens on October 22 The official website of the live-action adaptations of Shohei Manabe‘s Ushijima the Loan Shark (Yamikin Ushijima-kun) manga began streaming a trailer on Monday for Yamikin Ushijima-kun The Final, the fourth and final live-action film... Read more
Live-Action Gintama Film Adds More Cast
Hirofumi Arai, Jiro Sato, Nanao, Ken Yasuda, Akari Hayami, Tsuyoshi Domoto join cast The official Twitter account for the live-action film of Hideaki Sorachi‘s Gintama manga announced a third round of cast members on Monday. The new cast includes: Hirofumi Arai as Nizō Okada Jiro Sato as Henpeita Takechi... Read more
Daisuke Sakaguchi Plays Near in Live-Action Death Note Mini-Series Prequel
Final episode of 3-episode series premieres on Friday The official website of Death Note Light up the NEW world, this year’s live-action Death Note sequel film, announced on Thursday that voice actor Daisuke Sakaguchi (Gintama‘s Shinpachi Shimura, Baccano!‘s Jacuzzi Splot) played Near in the live-action Death Note NEW GENERATION... Read more
James Cameron’s Alita: Battle Angel Film Casts Nashville’s Keean Johnson
THR: Johnson plays “love interest” Hugo, who teaches Alita a gladiator-style game Entertainment news source The Hollywood Reporter revealed last Friday that James Cameron‘s Alita: Battle Angel, the live-action film of Yukito Kishiro‘s Battle Angel Alita (GUNNM) manga, has signed on Keean Johnson (Nashville, Spooksville). According to The Hollywood... Read more
Live-Action Laughing Under the Clouds Adds 4 New Cast Members
Masaki Kaji, Ryuuya Wakaba, Junya Ikeda, Eita Okuno cast in 2017 film The staff of the live-action film adaptation of Kemuri Karakara‘s Laughing Under the Clouds (Donten ni Warau) manga revealed four additional cast members on Thursday, which include: Masaki Kaji as Zenzō Inukai, the oldest member of the... Read more
Live-Action Gundam Short Imagines a Documentary After the One Year War
2 Federation & Zeon engineers look back at First Gundam conflict that altered humanity Rhizomatiks, a Japanese avant-garde media arts studio, created an eight-minute live-action short called “Gundam Behind the Front.” The video presents a fictional documentary on the aftermath of the One Year War seen in the first... Read more
Live-Action Higurashi Sequel Series Reveals New Cast Member, November 25 Debut
Toshiki Seto cast as Satoshi Hōjō in sequel series covering Meakashi-hen, Tsumihoroboshi-hen The staff of the live-action television series based on Ryūkishi07 and 07th Expansion‘s popular When They Cry – Higurashi (Higurashi no Naku Koro ni) horror visual novel revealed on Thursday that the Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni... Read more
New Power Rangers Film Posts Teaser Trailer With Halsey Song
Darker tone, extraterrestrial armor, more hinted for March 24 film Lionsgate posted the teaser trailer for the new Power Rangers film on Saturday. The trailer features the song “I Walk The Line” by singer Halsey and hints at the movie’s darker tone, among other updates: Lionsgate describes the new... Read more
You’re Not Sadako When You’re Hungry in Snickers’ Latest TV Ad
Snickers candy bar’s latest ad campaign has shown what a bad case of ‘hangry’ looks like. This Super Bowl ad this year, for instance, showed Marilyn Monroe as a disgruntled Willem Dafoe until she satiated her hunger with a Snickers. Another showed Betty White getting tackled in a game... Read more