JoJo's Bizarre Adventure is hitting the film festival circuit before its big Japanese premiere! The movie will be making its world premiere in Switzerland, then competing for awards in Montreal, before coming home to Japan. Hit the jump for all the info.
To promote the ongoing theatrical run in Japan, Hiroaki Samura (47), the author of the Mugen no Junin/Blade of the Immortal action jidaigeki manga, and Takashi Miike (56), the director of its live-action film adaptation starring Takuya Kimura (44), attended a talk show held at the Animate Shinjuku store in Tokyo yesterday on May 14.
In an interview meeting conducted in November of 2016, film producer Takashi Hirano offered some details about the planning and production work that went into transforming JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable, the 4th story arc of Hirohiko Araki's epic multi-generational action manga and anime, into a work of live-action film. Hit the jump to learn more.
The official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Hiroaki Samura's Mugen no Junin/Blade of the Immortal action jidaigeki manga has released a two-minute clip featuring each main characters' action scenes and Japanese guitarist MIYAVI's performance of the film's theme song "Live to Die Another Day -Sonzai Shoumei (Existence Proof)-."
The official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Hiroaki Samura's Mugen no Junin/Blade of the Immortal action jidaigeki manga has updated with a main visual featuring its cast members in costume, and also posted a 90-second full trailer introducing the theme song by 35-year-old guitarist MIYAVI who is known for his finger-slapping plays. Check the highlights from the film after the jump!
While busy working on the upcoming JoJo's Bizarre Adventure live-action film, 56-year-old Takashi Miike, well-known for his ability to make a film on any subject, is confirmed to helm a new tokusatsu TV series for girls, Idol x Warrior Miracle Tunes!, for an April 2017 premiere. Check the 1st PV featuring the three main girls who were chosen from the audition.
Get ready to let the voice of love take you higher, because a new teaser visual has been released for the upcoming JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable live-action film which features actor Kento Yamazaki in full costume and make-up as Morio's most dapper pompadour-sporting Stand user, Josuke Higashikata. Hit the jump to check it out.
The official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Hiroaki Samura's Mugen no Junin/Blade of the Immortal jidaigeki manga today posted a 30-second first teaser introducing its main cast in costume including 43-year-old Takuya Kimura as its one-eyed protagonist Manji and his sword fight. Check the latest news after the jump.