It is officially announced today that a live-action film adaptation of Akiko Higashimura's Kurage Hime/Princess Jellyfish comedy manga is set for a December 2014 release. Rena Nounen, who gained a national popularity by the 2013 NHK Asadora Amachan, will play the protagonist girl Tsukimi Kurashita. Hit the jump for more information.
Following the teaser visual posted in the early February, Chuya Koyama, the original manga creator of Space Brothers, draws the official key visual for the upcoming anime film adaptation of his manga, titled Space Brothers #0 (number 0). It features the faces of the two protagonist brothers, Mutta and Hibito. Hit the jump for more details.
The official site for the upcoming theatrical screening of the Robot Girls Z TV anime today revealed the two types of the advance tickets featuring Robot Girls and Kikaijyu Girls. Each tickets comes with a clear file newly illustrated by the character designer Tetsuya Kawakami. Hit the jump for more information.
We've had plenty of time to scrutinize the look of the Heroes in a Halfshell in the upcoming Michael Bay produced Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles flick. What about Master Splinter, though? Will he make another funny in this one? Time will tell, but for now you can catch a quick glimpse of him in the "Brothers" TV spot after the jump.
Next up from director Noboru Iguchi is Live, a survival thriller based on the 2005 novel by Yusuke Yamada. You can see a full preview of the film—which involves a televised "death race," with participants forced to compete knowing their loved ones will be killed if they refuse—below.
The official site for the upcoming anime film K Missing Kings, the sequel of the 13-episode TV anime series K in 2012, today posted a 90-second first teaser. It also announced that angela will sing the theme song for the film, "Different colors." Check the clip and more information after the jump.
Eiga.com has posted two scene visuals from the upcoming film Lupin the IIIrd: Daisuke Jigen's Gravestone, the second spin-off title of the nationally popular Lupin the Third anime series following the 2012 LUPIN the third: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine TV anime. Check their latest looks after the jump.
It is officially announced today on April 9 that a live-action adaptation film of Koji Aihara's zombie feature manga Z will be released in Japan this summer. Aihara is best known for his collaboration work with Kentaro Takekuma in late 1980s, Even a Monkey Can Draw Manga. Hit the jump for more information.
According to the Oricon weekly Blu-ray ranking for the week of March 31 to April 6, the limited edition Blu-ray of Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Rebellion, the third installment of the Madoka Magica film trilogy, tops the overall ranking selling about 128,000 units in its first week. Hit the jump for more details.