The official Twitter for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Hiromu Arakawa's Hagane no Renkinjutsushi/Fullmetal Alchemist manga reported today that its three-month shooting was already finished on August 26. It was started in Italy in early June of this year, then moved its filming locations to Japan. Hit the jump for more details.
Gravure model / TV talent / sportscaster Ruriko Kojima will be starring in a new comedy / mystery live-action TV drama series entitled Cook Keibu no Bansankai ("Inspector Cook's Banquet"), in which an unconventional detective uses culinary techniques to crack the cases. Hit the jump to learn more.
The official website for the upcoming live-action film Death Note Light up the NEW world, a sequel to the two live-action films in 2006, today announced that 38-year-old Japanese singer Namie Amuro provides the newly-written theme song "Dear Diary" and insert song "Fighter" for the film. Hit the jump for more details.
On August 20, the Tokyo Extra Notes website posted details on volunteer extras who can join the shooting of the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Tite Kubo's Bleach action manga and set up a form for applications. The film will be shooting this fall in the suburbs of the Kanto region. Hit the jump for more details.
The 4th volume of Rabuho no Ueno-san (literally "Ueno-san of the Love Hotel", aka Love Concierge), a seinen manga about a gentleman who manages a love hotel and offers advice on love and life to his customers, was published in Japan today, and the attached "obi" paper wrapper announced that the series will be adapted into a live-action TV drama. Hit the jump to learn more.
It is confirmed today that the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Hiroaki Samura's Mugen no Junin/Blade of the Immortal manga is officially set for a release in the Golden Week holiday period of 2017. The shooting of the film was already held in Kyoto from November 2015 to early January of 2016. Hit the jump for more details.
Following the theme song "Kiseki - Mirai he-," Universal Music Japan today also posted a three-minute music video for "Melody," an insert song for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Kazune Kawahara's shoujo manga Aozora Yell/Yell for the Blue Sky, featuring the memorable scenes from the 19-volume manga. Check the clip after the jump!
Following Sota Fukushi as the oldest brother Tenka Kumou, the official website of the upcoming live-action film Donten ni Warau/Laughing Under the Clouds today announced the cast members for other two Kumou brothers, 22-year-old Yuma Nakayama as the second eldest Soramaru and 12-year-old Kirato Wakayama as the youngest Chutaro. Check the latest information after the jump.