To promote the upcoming Ju-on: The Final, the latest chapter of the 15-year long Ju-on horror film series, Shogakukan will publish two shoujo manga adaptations based on the two latest films of the series in June. Hit the jump for more details.
It is officially confirmed that a live-action film adaptation of Atsuko Nanba's 2004-2005 shoujo manga Senpai to Kanojo (Senior and Girlfriend) is in the works for a fall 2015 release. 18-year-old Kyoko Yoshine plays the protagonist Rika Tsuzuki. Hit the jump for more details.
Kodansha released the last ninth volume of Setona Mizushiro's Shitsuren Chocolatier (Un chocolatier de l'amour perdu) shoujo manga in Japan on February 10. The ending of the manga story is reportedly different from the 2014 TV drama adaptation starring Japanese idol group Arashi's Jun Matsumoto. Hit the jump for more (no spoilers).
As previously reported, Tomoko Hayakawa's long-running shoujo manga Yamato Nadeshiko Shichi Henge (English title: The Wallflower) ends its 15-year serialization with the final chapter on the February 2015 issue of Kodansha's Bessatsu Friend published in Japan on January 13. Check the farewell illustration after the jump.
It is confirmed today on January 13 that Io Sakisaka's popular shoujo manga series Ao Haru Ride will end with the final chapter on the next March 2015 issue of Shueisha's Bessatsu Margaret, which is scheduled to be published in Japan on February 13. Hit the jump for more details.
Toho today posted a teaser and trailer for the upcoming live-action adaptation film of Io Sakisaka's popular shoujo manga Strobe Edge, which is scheduled to be released in Japan on March 14, 2015. 21-year-old Kasumi Arimura stars the unrequited-love themed story with Sota Fukushi (Kamen Rider Fourze). Check the latest clips after the jump.
The visuals of the main characters for the upcoming musical adaptation of Matsuri Hino's Vampire Knight manga series are revealed to the Japanese media today. 20-year-old Yumi Wakatsuki, who is known as a member of Japanese idol group Nogizaka46, plays the protagonist Yuki Cross. Check more information after the jump.
Following the announcement yesterday, the official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Io Sakisaka's Ao Haru Ride shoujo manga today posted a 100-second full trailer and 30-second second teaser featuring the theme song "Kirari" performed by three-member Japanese rock band Ikimonogakari. Check the videos after the jump.
It is confirmed today on October 7 that three-member Japanese rock band Ikimonogakari performs "Kirari," the theme song for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Io Sakisaka's Ao Haru Ride shoujo manga. The highly-anticipated love story film is slated for release in Japan on December 13. Hit the jump for more details.
It is officially announced in the latest November issue of Hakusensha's monthly shoujo manga magazine LaLa, which is released in Japan today on September 24, that a musical adaptation of Matsuri Hino's Vampire Knight manga series is in the works for January 2015. 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.
Shochiku has posted a 4-minute special promotional video for Hot Road, the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Taku Tsumugi's popular shoujo manga in the mid-1980s. The director of the film Takahiro Miki supervises the PV featuring the theme song "OH MY LITTLE GIRL" by the late Yutaka Ozaki. Check the clip after the jump.
The official site for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Ayuko Hatta's shoujo manga Okami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji/Wolf Girl & Black Prince is today updated with a new key visual featuring the two main characters, Erika Shinohara and Kyoya Sata designed by Maki Fujioka (La Corda d'Oro series). Hit the jump for more details.
It is officially announced that a live-action film adaptation of Io Sakisaka's popular shoujo manga Strobe Edge is in the works. The news is revealed in the August 2014 issue of Shueisha's Bessatsu Margaret, which is officially published in Japan today on July 11. Hit the jump for more.
The official site for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Ayuko Hatta's popular shoujo manga Wolf Girl & Black Prince today announced its three main staff. 44-year-old Kenichi Kasai (Honey and Clover, Bakuman.) directs the anime for an as-yet-revealed company. Check the staff with black and white anime character designs after the jump.