It is confirmed today that, following "Parade" for the first chapter, four-member Japanese rock band Bump of Chicken provides their newly written song "Colony" as the theme song for the second and final chapter of the live-action film adaptations of Hitoshi Iwaaki's popular horror action manga Kiseijyu/Parasyte. Hit the jump for more details.
It is confirmed today that multiple adaptation projects based on the occult horror web novel Shishou Series are in the works. The novel was first released in famous Japanese textboard 2channel in 2003, and now more than 113 short stories are available. Hit the jump for more details and 1st PV featuring Mahiro Takasugi (Kamen Rider Gaim).
It is officially announced today that a 19-year-old member of Japanese girls idol group Nogizaka46 and AKB48, Rina Ikoma will star in the upcoming live-action adaptation film of Team GrisGris' horror adventure game series Corpse Party, alongside Ryosuke Ikeoka and Nozomi Maeda. Hit the jump for more information.
Following the teaser posted last December, a 90-second trailer for Parasyte: The Final Chapter, the second part of the two-part Parasyte live-action film series, directed by Takashi Yamazaki (Always series, Space Battleship Yamato), is now online. The first part grossed 1.97 billion yen in Japan last year. Check the video after the jump.
It is officially announced today on February 12 that a live-action adaptation film of the Terra Formars sci-fi action manga series created by Yu Sasuga (story) and Kenichi Tachibana (art) is in the works for 2016. Warner Brothers Japan (Death Note, Rurouni Kenshin) will distribute it. Hit the jump for more details.
It is confirmed today that a live-action film adaptation of Momoko Kouda's Heroine Shikkaku (No Longer Heroine) shoujo manga in the works for a summer 2015 release in Japan. 25-year-old fashion model/actress Mirei Kiritani will play the high school girl protagonist Hatori Matsuzaki. Hit the jump for more details.
It is confirmed today that 25-year-old popular anime voice actress Kana Hanazawa's first starring live-action film Kimi ga Inakucha Dame Nanda (I am nothing without you) will be released at Theatre Shinjuku in Tokyo late March. The 2009 Sundance Institue/NHK Award winner Kenji Sawada provides the screenplay. Hit the jump for more information.
Cinema Today has posted a 90-second footage of the 12th episode "Ooinaru Isan" from the currently-showing 7th chapter of The Next Generation -Patlabor- live-action film series, which features the recreated scene images from the 1993 anime film Patlabor 2. Check the clip after the jump.