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 featuring Takeru Sato as Kenshin Himura finally released in Japan last Saturday. As expected, it ruled the weekend box office with an impressive 919,479,200 yen. Hit the jump for more details.
The official site for the live-action film adaptation of Taku Tsumugi's popular shoujo manga in the mid-1980s Hot Road announced yesterday that the film has earned 2.01 billion yen with 1,589,000 ticket sales as of September 10, in 26 days from its opening on August 16. Hit the jump for more details.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The official site for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Akiko Higashimura's Kurage Hime/Princess Jellyfish manga is relaunched with a poster visual featuring the cast and a 50-second teaser. 20-year-old actress Rena Nounen plays the lead, jellyfish otaku girl Tsukimi Kurashita. Hit the jump for more information.
A 2-minute full trailer and a 10-minute "Episode 0" video which tells a short prequel story for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Hiromasa Okushima's yankee (school thugs and delinquents) manga Akira No.2 are now online. The film is scheduled to be released in Japan on September 27. Check the clips after the jump.
Shochiku has posted a 90-second full trailer for the upcoming hybrid live-action/anime film project Cardfight!! Vanguard: The Movie. The live-action segment "Mittsu no Game" (The three games) is starred by 36-year-old musician DAIGO and the anime segment "Neon Messiah" is directed by Shin Itagaki (BLACK CAT, Devil May Cry). Check the latest trailer after the jump.
Almost one month from its theatrical release in Japan, a new promotional poster for the live-action film adaptation of Kanae Hazuki's popular shoujo manga Say, "I Love You." is revealed today. The kiss situation between Mei and Yamato is inspired by the popular cove page illustration of the manga's 13th episode. Check it out after the jump.
A teaser poster for Rurouni Kenshin: Densetsu no Saigo-hen (Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends), the much anticipated second part of the final installment of the Rurouni Kenshin live-action film series, is revealed to Japanese media today on August 6. Get the details after the jump.