It is confirmed that a live-action film adaptation of Makino's shoujo manga series Kurosaki-kun no Iinari ni Nante Naranai (I'll be hanged if I obey Kurosaki-kun) is set for a release in Japan on February 27, 2016. Kento Nakajima, a 21-year-old member of Johnny & Associates' boys idol group Sexy Zone, will star as Haruto Kurosaki. Hit the jump for more details.
It is officially announced today in Japan that a TV anime adaptation of Minami Mizuno's Nijiiro Days comedy manga series is in the works by Production Reed (Magical Princess Minky Momo, Dancouga – Super Beast Machine God), and its official website also opens. Hit the jump for more information.
Toho has posted a 30-second teaser for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Ichigo Takano's shoujo manga series Orange introducing 20-year-old actress/fashion model Tao Tsuchiya as the 16-year-old protagonist girl Naho Takamiya. Check the latest clip after the jump.
The official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Ichigo Takano's shoujo manga series Orange has announced its main cast and release schedule. The shooting will start late next month. Check the latest information after the jump.
It has been announced that a one-shot new chapter of Megumi Mizusawa's fantasy shoujo manga in the 1990s, Himechan no Ribbon, will be published in the upcoming August issue of Shueisha's Ribon to be released in Japan on July 3. Hit the jump for more details.
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.