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.
The July 2014 issue of Kodansha's monthly shoujo manga magazine Nakayoshi, which is published in Japan today on June 3, features the start of a new manga Tonegawa Ririka's Laboratory illustrated by 17-year-old artist Narumi Hasegaki. Hit the jump for more details.
Following the 30-second teaser, Shochiku today posted a 90-second full trailer for Hot Road, the upcoming live-action adaptation film of Taku Tsumugi's popular shoujo manga in the mid-1980s. It features the theme song "OH MY LITTLE GIRL," the late Yutaka Ozaki's biggest hit song in 1994. Check the clip after the jump.
A live-action film adaptation of Rin Mikimoto's popular shoujo manga Kinkyrori Renai (Short distance relationship) is set for a October 11 release in Japan. Nana Komatsu plays the protagonist girl Yuni Kururugi with Tomohisa Yamashita as Haruka Sakurai, her teacher and secret boyfriend. Hit the jump for more information.
It is officially announced today on April 11 that a TV anime adaptation of Ayuko Hatta's popular shoujo manga Okami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji/Wolf Girl & Black Prince is in the works. The manga has had over 2.4 million print run in Japan since December 2012. Hit the jump for more information.
A 30-second teaser for Hot Road, the upcoming live-action adaptation film of Taku Tsumugi's popular shoujo manga in the mid-1980s, is now online. 20-year-old actress Rena Nounen, who gained massive popularity with the 2013 NHK Asadora Amachan, plays the protagonist girl Kazuki Miyaichi. Check the clip after the jump.
It is confirmed today that a live-action adaptation film of Toriko Chiya's long-running manga Clover is set for November 1 release in Japan. 20-year-old actress Emi Takei is teaming up again with Takeshi Furusawa, the director of her smash hit film in 2012 Kyou, Koi o Hajimemasu. More information after the jump.
It is revealed to Japanese media today that Japanese idol group Arashi's Jun Matsumoto will star in live-action TV drama adaptation of Setona Mizushiro's Shitsuren Chocolatier shoujo manga. The TV drama will premiere on Fuji TV in January 2014. Hit the jump for more information.
In commemoration of the release of the 1st volume of Ryoko Fukuyama's shoujo manga Fukumenkei Noise on October 18, the publisher of the manga Hakusensha has posted a 6-minute live-action promotional video featuring rock band Man With A Mission's 2011 song "Feel and Think." Check the clip after the jump.
The official site of Shogakukan's Ciao monthly shoujo manga magazine announced on July 3 that the magazine will start including an anime episode of its popular title Nijiiro Prism Girl by An Nakahara in its supplement DVD "Ciao Ciao TV!" from the September issue. Hit the jump for more details.
This year marks the 40th anniversary of The Rose of Versailles, Riyoko Ikeda's popular classic shoujo manga. In commemoration of the anniversary, many products featuring the manga have been produced in Japan. The most notable one is "The Rose of Versailles Toilet Paper" released by Bandai Life. Check the details after the jump.