Tokyo Alice, a josei manga by Toriko Chiya about a young office lady finding her way in the big city, is being adapted into a live-action TV drama that will air exclusively on Amazon Prime Japan beginning on August 25, 2017. Hit the jump to learn more.
Thanks to the dynamic promotional activities by the main cast and the original manga's "anything-goes" nature, the live-action film adaptation of Hideaki Sorachi's action comedy manga Gintama earned an impressive 541,032,900 yen in its first Saturday and Sunday, this year's largest opening weekend record for a Japanese live-action film. Hit the jump for more details.
In news that's sure the leave fans shaking their heads in bewilderment, a live-action musical stage play adaptation has been announced for Ai-Mai-Mi, a 4-panel comic by Choborau Nyopomi known for its bizarre and off-the-wall sense of humor. Hit the jump to learn more.
Following the short clips introduced yesterday, Distributor Shochiku's official YouTube channel today also released a three-minute full video report of the world premiere event for the live-action film Tokyo Ghoul, which was held at Anime Expo 2017 on July 3 with a special guest Masataka Kubota, who plays the protagonist Ken Kaneki. Check out how he enjoyed the appearance after the jump!
To promote the upcoming theatrical release in Japan on August 4, the official website for JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable Chapter I has released five character PVs to introduce Josuke Higashikata, Jotaro Kujo, Koichi Hirose & Yukako Yamagishi, Okuyasu & Keicho Nijimura, and Anjuro Katagiri/Angelo. Check out the live-action version characters their "Stand" after the jump!
Distributor Shochiku's official YouTube channel today posted five new TV spots for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Sui Ishida's dark fantasy manga series Tokyo Ghoul, including the one to introduce comments from the U.S. fans filmed at its world premiere screening event at Anime Expo 2017 on July 3. Check out how they felt about the film after the jump.
The highly anticipated live-action film adaptation of Hideaki Sorachi's action comedy manga Gintama finally opens today in Japan! To promote the film more, its official website has added two new behind-the-scenes clips introducing the members of Kiheitai, Kotaro Katsura, Tae Shimura, Gengai Hiraga, Elizabeth, and more cast members!
The official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Shuichi Asou's comedy manga series The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. today released a 80-second new trailer introducing its main cast in costume and the theme song "Koi, Hajikemashita (Love, Burst Open) performed by two-member unit Yuzu. Watch how the characters are adapted into the live-action world after the jump!
Following the first two featuring the Yorozuya members and the three childhood friends, the official website for the highly anticipated live-action film adaptation of Hideaki Sorachi's action comedy manga Gintama today posted a third behind-the-scenes clip featuring the three main members of Shinsengumi: Isao Kondo), Toushiro Hijikata, and Toushiro Hijikata. Check out how the filming went.
The official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Hiromu Arakawa's Hagane no Renkinjutsushi/Fullmetal Alchemist manga today posted a 60-second third trailer introducing more of its cast in costume for the first time, including Tsubasa Honda as the main heroine Winry Rockbell and Dean Fujioka as Roy Mustang. Watch the latest clip after the jump!
On the same day with the theatrical release of the live-action film adaptation of Hideaki Sorachi's action comedy manga Gintama in Japan on July 14, Shueisha's "Movie Gintama Silver Memories Visual Book" will be also available at stores. The publisher has revealed a part of the manga author's message to the fans to be included in the book. Check out what he says after the jump!
As the theatrical release in Japan approaches, the official website for the highly anticipated live-action film adaptation of Hideaki Sorachi's action comedy manga Gintama has added five new clips, introducing the three childhood friends (Gintoki Sakata, Kotarou Katsura and Shinsuke Takasugi) with their behind-the-scenes footage, Elizabeth, a summer festival, and more!
One month ahead of its theatrical release in Japan, the official website for the upcoming live-action film JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable Chapter I today posted a 90-second third trailer focusing on the battles among the characters using their Stands, including Crazy Diamond, The Hand, Bad Company, and Aqua Necklace. Watch the latest clip after the jump!
One year after the initial announcement in 2016, the official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Tite Kubo's Bleach action manga today finally revealed a 20-second first teaser trailer introducing 24-year-old Sota Fukushi (Gentaro Kisaragi in Kamen Rider Fourze) as the protagonist Ichigo Kurosaki. Check out the live-action version Ichigo with his sword after the jump!
To promote the upcoming release of August 23, Paramount Japan's official YouTube channel has posted a Japanese dub edition trailer for the DVD/Blu-ray of the live-action film Ghost in The Shell, featuring the two original anime voice cast, Atsuko Tanaka as The Major (portrayed by Scarlett Johansson) and Akio Otsuka as Batou (Pilou Asbæk). Check out how the anime voice fit the actors.