The distributor of the film Warner Brothers Japan announced that Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Taika-hen (Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno), the first part of the final installment of the Rurouni Kenshin live-action film series starring Takeru Sato, has earned an amazing 4,013,551,800 yen (about US$38.5 million) by August 28. Hit the jump for more details.
Following the 30-second teaser posted in late June, the official site for the Attack on Titan anime project today posted a 90-second full trailer for the upcoming first compilation film "Guren no Yumiya." Check the clip and latest information about the theme song artists after the jump.
A full trailer for the fifth chapter of The Next Generation -Patlabor-live-action film series, which contains the eighth episode "Enkyori Sogeki 2000" (Long-distance sniping 2000) and ninth episode "Crocodile Dungeon" is now online with its promotional poster featuring Kasha holding a sniper rifle. Check them after the jump.
It is officially confirmed today on August 28 that Stand by Me Doraemon, the first 3DCG film based on the popular manga series Doraemon created by Fujiko F. Fujio, has earned an amazing 5,043,058,900 yen (about US$48.6 million) with 3,817,074 ticket sales as of August 27. Hit the jump for more details.
Avex Pictures has posted a full version promotional video for four-member Japanese rock band BACKDRAFT SMITHS' latest song "Candle Flames" on its official YouTube channel. The English lyrics song is featured in the currently-showing Shin Gekijo-ban Initial D: Legend 1-Kakusei- anime film. Check the song after the jump.
Cinema Today has posted three new TV CMs for Rurouni Kenshin: Densetsu no Saigo-hen (Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends), the second part of the final installment of the Rurouni Kenshin live-action film series starring Takeru Sato as Kenshin Himura. Check the clips after the jump.
Shin Gekijo-ban Initial D: Legend 1-Kakusei (Awakening)- finally opened simultaneously in Japan and Taiwan yesterday on August 23, It was officially confirmed that the second chapter titled Shin Gekijo-ban Initial D: Legend 2-Tousou- is scheduled to be released in early summer of 2015. Hit the jump for more.
The official site for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Akira Saso's orchestra-themed manga Maestro has posted a 35-second teaser to introduce its cast including Tori Matsuzaka as the protagonist Shinichi Kosaka and Toshiyuki Nishida as the mysterious conductor Tendo. Check the clip and the first poster visual after the jump.