The official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of the popular manga Bakuman. today posted a 90-second trailer featuring its theme song "Shin Takarajima" (New Treasure Island) performed by five-member Japanese rock band Sakanaction. Check the latest clip after the jump.
Following 21-year-old Yutaro Watanabe as Toshinari Seki, it is also confirmed that 20-year-old actress Fumika Shimizu is cast as the female protagonist Rumi Yokoi in the upcoming live-action TV drama adaptation of Takuma Morishige's school comedy manga Tonari no Seki-kun. Check her visuals after the jump.
Cinema Today has posted a one-minute trailer for the director's cut edition of Mamoru Oshii's live-action feature film The Next Generation -Patlabor- Shuto Kessen, which features Rei Haibara, the terrorist pilot of JGSDF's latest Gray Ghost stealth combat helicopter, including her mysterious past. Check the latest clip after the jump.
It is officially conformed today that 17-year-old fashion model/actress Suzu Hirose is set to play the protagonist Chihaya Ayase in the upcoming two-part live-action film adaptation of Yuki Suetsugu's shoujo manga series Chihayafuru. It will be her first leading role in feature films. Hit the jump for more details.
Distributor Toho today posted a 90-second "Three-Dimensional Maneuvering" edition trailer for the upcoming two-part live-action film adaptation of Hajime Isayama's mega hit manga series Attack on Titan on its YouTube channel. Check the latest clips and a new poster visual after the jump.
A poster visual for the director's cut edition of Mamoru Oshii's live-action feature film The Next Generation -Patlabor- Shuto Kessen has been revealed to Japanese media. It features Rei Haibara, the terrorist pilot of JGSDF's latest Gray Ghost stealth combat helicopter. Check the visual after the jump.
A new 30-second trailer and a 15-second TV CM for the upcoming live-action film inspired by Rerulili's popular vocaloid song sung by Hatsune Miku and GUMI, "Nou Shou Sakuretsu Girl," are now online. 30-year-old voice actress Saki Fujita, best known as the voice of the most famous vocaloid character Miku, narrates both clips.
Fuji TV today launched the official page for the upcoming live-action TV drama adaptation of A-1 Pictures' popular anime series Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day, with the first photo of the six main cast including the heroine Menma played by 14-year-old Minami Hamabe. characters. Hit the jump for more details.
The 29th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump, which is officially published in Japan today, June 15, announced that a live-action film adaptation of Shuichi Asou's comedy manga series Saiki Kusuo no Psi-nan is now in the works. Hit the jump for more details.
Nihon TV today posted a 15-second first promotional video for the upcoming TV drama adaptation of Yasumi Yoshizawa's Dokonjo Gaeru classic manga, introducing the protagonist Hiroshi played by Kenichi Matsuyama and the talking frog Pyonkichi on his shirt voiced by Hikari Mitsushima. Check the clip after the jump.
It is officially announced that 21-year-old actor Yutaro Watanabe stars in the upcoming live-action TV drama adaptation of Takuma Morishige's school comedy manga Tonari no Seki-kun, while 21-year-old Shiori Tomita plays the protagonist Rumi Ikuno in the Rumi-chan no Jishou TV drama. Check their visuals after the jump.
5pb.Records has posted a short version music video for voice actress/singer Asami Imai's 16th single "BABYLON ~before the daybreak." It will be featured as the theme song for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of the popular horror adventure game series Corpse Party. Check her latest song after the jump.
29-year-old actress Hikari Mitsushima will voice Pyonkichi, a talking frog on the shirt of the protagonist Hiroshi in the upcoming TV drama adaptation of Yasumi Yoshizawa's Dokonjo Gaeru manga. Check the latest information including the first image of Kenichi Matsuyama as Hiroshi after the jump.
The live-action film adaptation of Ken Wakui's Shinjuku Swan: Kabukicho Scout Survival manga opened in Japan last weekend. It earned a very good 252,324,500 yen on 75,337 admissions, taking first place from Kenneth Branagh-directed Cinderella for the first times in six weeks. Hit the jump for more details.
Following the poster visual, the official website for the upcoming live-action film inspired by Rerulili's popular vocaloid song "Nou Shou Sakuretsu Girl" (Spinal Fluid Explosion Girl) has posted its 100-second first trailer featuring the theme song performed by idol group Shiritsu Ebisu Chugaku. Check the latest clip after the jump.