Actor / former model Keiko Kitagawa will star as a hard-boiled detective in the upcoming Fuji TV drama, Tantei no Tantei. Hit the jump to learn more.
As part of the partnership between Nippon TV and Hulu Japan, a new television drama entitled The Last Cop will be hitting the popular streaming website beginning in the summer of 2015. Hit the jump to learn more.
Prophecy, the crime / suspense seinen manga by Tetsuya Tsutsui, is receiving a live-action TV drama on WOWOW to coincide with the release of the live-action "Prophecy" film. Hit the jump to learn more.
The trials and tribulations of a pair of bookstore employees is the subject for a new Japanese TV drama coming in April. Hit the jump to learn more.
What do Romance of the Three Kingdoms and gourmet food have in common? Hit the jump to find out.
Rinko Kikuchi and Nana Komatsu play a mother-daughter pair in a new TV drama based on a novel by awarding-winning author, Risa Wataya. Hit the jump to find out more.
It is officially announced today that Mari Fujimura's love story manga Kyo wa Kaisha Yasumimasu. (I take a day off from my company) gets a live-action TV drama adaptation this October. 29-year-old popular actress Haruka Ayase will play the protagonist character Hanae Aoishi. Hit the jump for more information.
Sports Hochi reports today on May 5 that a live-action TV drama adaptation of Kazuhiko Shimamoto's semibiographical manga Aoi Honou is in the works. 24-year-old actor Yuya Yagira, who won the Best Actor Award at the 2004 Cannes Film Festivals, plays the protagonist Moyuru Honou. Hit the jump for more information.
The 20-year-old actress, Azusa Mine, will star in her first live action TV Drama based on the josei horror manga, Shi to Kanojo to Boku (The Death, Her and Me). Photos after the jump!
Masami Hosokawa's shonen manga series Sugarless (presently at 12 volumes) has been given the green-light for a TV live-action drama. The story after the jump.
Hana no Zubora-Meshi, the manga that started the popular trend toward easy-recipe meals will be coming in live action to the MBS/TBS network in October. The manga's creators reactions right after the jump!