The official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Hiroaki Samura's Mugen no Junin/Blade of the Immortal jidaigeki manga today confirmed its theatrical release day in Japan is set for April 29, 2017, and also announced 19-year-old actress Hana Sugisaki is playing the main heroine Rin Asano. Hit the jump for more.
The English-language remake of Takashi Miike's box office hit Shield of Straw has new backing. And it's looking to be full steam ahead for this new version, with all producers excited about its potential for bringing more Japanese entertainment to a global audience. Find out more after the jump!
It is confirmed today that the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Hiroaki Samura's Mugen no Junin/Blade of the Immortal manga is officially set for a release in the Golden Week holiday period of 2017. The shooting of the film was already held in Kyoto from November 2015 to early January of 2016. Hit the jump for more details.
According to internal sources connected to the recent live-action film adaptation of TERRAFORMARS, a violent science fiction film based on the seinen manga written by Yū Sasuga and illustrated by Kenichi Tachibana, the film's poor performance at the box office has scuttled any plans for a sequel. Hit the jump to learn more.
The DVD and Blu-ray of the live-action film adaptation of the Terra Formars sci-fi action manga are set to be released in Japan on September 2. To promote the release, one of the two original manga artists, Kenichi Tachibana draws a manga version illustration of the five main cast of the film. Check the art after the jump.
NTT DoCoMo's online-video service dTV has released a trailer for the upcoming live-action web drama Terra Formars/Aratanaru Kibou (A New Hope). The prequel will start streaming on April 24, five days before the theatrical release of the Takashi Miike-directed feature film in Japan. Check the clip after the jump.
Cinema Today has posted a 25-second clip from the upcoming live-action film adaptation of the Terra Formars sci-fi action manga series introducing a bug transformation and action scene of God Lee portrayed by Kane Kosugi (Ultraman Powered, Godzilla: Final Wars). Check the new clip after the jump!
Earth Chemical Co., Ltd., a Japanese chemical company that specializes in the creation of pesticides for use in homes and gardens, is teaming up with the upcoming live-action TerraFormars film in a clever promotional campaign. Hit the jump to learn more.
Part-time job information site "an" has started accepting applications for a one-day job as a suit actor of Terra Formar at the Japan Premiere of the live-action film adaptation of the Terra Formars sci-fi action manga series in Tokyo on April 13. The pay is 50,000 yen (about 445 US dollars). Hit the jump for more details.