Another live-action film adaptation of City Hunter, an action / comedy manga by Tsukasa Hojo about a skilled but lecherous private detective, is currently in development in China. Hit the jump to learn more.
On September 18th, American recording artist Chris Brown release single "Zero" ahead of his upcoming album Royalty. It took a little while, but last week international manga readers started to notice a striking similarity between the associated art and City Hunter, Tsukasa Hojo's classic Shonen Jump series about pervy trouble shooter Ryo Saeba. Get a look after the jump.
Mainichi Shimbun's MAiDiGi TV has posted a one minute preview for the upcoming OAD episode "Ryo's Marriage Proposal," which will be released as a bonus item for the purchasers of all 12 volumes of the City Hunter manga's new "XYZ Edition." Check the clip after the jump.
The live-action drama of City Hunter sequel/spin-off Angel Heart has announced the introduction of model/actor Shohei Miura (Gokusen 3) as Liu Xin-Hong, a fellow member of the Zhuque Corps with the lead, and singer/tarento Brother Tom as trouble shooter turned Cat's Eye Cafe manager Falcon.
Following Takaya Kamikawa as Ryo Saeba and Ayaka Miyoshi as Xiang-Ying, it is confirmed that 30-year-old actress Saki Aibu portrays Kaori Makimura, the main heroine of the original City Hunter story, in the upcoming live-action TV drama adaptation of Tsukasa Hojo's Angel Heart manga series. Hit the jump for more information.
Nihon TV has announced that 19-year-old fashion model/actress Ayaka Miyoshi will play the main heroine Xiang-Ying in the upcoming live-action TV drama adaptation of Tsukasa Hojo's Angel Heart manga series. 50-year-old actor Takaya Kamikawa is already cast as Ryo Saeba in his middle age. Hit the jump for more details.