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    Saturday July 11, 2020
  • Manga Author Draws Illustration Poster for The Cornered Mouse Dreams of Cheese Live-Action Film

    The BL-themed film gets a new release date for September 11, 2020

    The official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Setona Mizushiro's boys love manga series The Cornered Mouse Dreams of Cheese has posted an illustration poster visual newly drawn by the manga author herself. The composition of the poster is based on that of the film's official poster featuring its two male protagonists. Check out the special poster and a message from the author after the jump.

  • Wednesday July 8, 2020
  • Two Men Meet by Fate in The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window Live-Action Film New Teaser

    Msaki Okada & Jun Shison-starring bromance film hits theaters October 30

    The official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Tomoko Yamashita's supernatural mystery manga The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window has posted a 30-second new teaser trailer featuring a fateful encounter between the two male protagonists: Rihito Hiyakawa (Masaki Okada) and Kosuke Mikado (Jun Shison). See how the story begin after the jump.

  • Tuesday July 7, 2020
  • Keep Your Hands off Eizouken! Live-Action Film Finally Gets New Release Date

    Asuka Saito: "Are you sure you want to show it on the big, big screen?! I'll watch it?!"

    The official website for the forthcoming live-action film Keep Your Hands off Eizouken! announced today that it is finally set to be released in Japan on September 25, 2020. The Tsutomu Hanabusa (Kakegurui)-directed film was originally set for May 15, but has been postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Check out the messages of joy from the three main cast members after the jump!

  • Tuesday June 30, 2020
  • Two Boys Flirting with Each Other in BL Film Restart after Come Back Home Trailer

    The live-action film adaptation of the popular boys love manga will open on September 4

    A 70-second full trailer for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Cocomi's boys love manga Restart wa Tadaima no Ato de / Restart after Come Back Home is now streaming on YouTube. Starting with a kiss scene, the clip introduces the two protagonist boys' various intimate relationships, including taking a bath together. Watch the latest clip after the jump!

  • Monday June 29, 2020
  • Tokyo Revengers Live-Action Film Release Date Pushed Back due to COVID-19

    Director: "For those of you who are looking forward to it, please wait just a little longer for the release!"

    The official website for the forthcoming live-action film adaptation of Ken Wakui's Tokyo Revengers manga announced today that its release is postponed to a TBD future date in response to the situation in the country due to the spread of the COVID-19 infection. The film was originally set to be released in Japan on October 9, 2020. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Thursday June 11, 2020
  • Humanoid Monster Bem Gets Live-Action Spin-Off Film Focusing on High School Girl Bela

    Tsutomu Hanabusa (Kakegurui, Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!) is attached to direct

    Youkai Ningen Bela, a live-action spin-off film to the cult classic anime in the 1960s, Youkai Ningen Bem / Humanoid Monster Bem, is set to be released in Japan on September 11, 2020. As the title suggests, it focuses on one of the three protagonists, Bela, who is a high school girl in the film's story. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Wednesday June 10, 2020
  • BLOOD-C Franchise's New Live-Action Film BLOOD-CLUB DOLLS 2 Hits Japanese Theaters July 11

    Anison singer Maon Kurosaki reprises her role as Arisugawa

    The official website for BLOOD-CLUB DOLLS 2, the second part of the two-part "BLOOD-CLUB DOLLS" live-action film series inspired by the BLOOD-C anime created by Production I.G and Nanase Ohkawa (CLAMP), has announced that it is set to be released in Japan on July 11, 2020. Its first part was released in October 2018. Check out more information including a poster visual and a trailer after the jump.

  • Thursday June 11, 2020
  • The Life and Death of Dragonball Evolution

    This is the story of how it all fell apart

    Few live-action anime adaptations are as infamous as 2009's Dragonball Evolution. But have you ever wondered how it got this way? Click here for the in-depth, behind-the-scenes story of how blockbuster plans became anime fan nightmares. 

  • Thursday May 28, 2020
  • Kingdom Live-Action Film Sequel Gets a Green Light

    All of the main cast members are confirmed to return

    The official website for the live-action film adaptation of Yasuhisa Hara's historical adventure manga Kingdom announced today that its sequel is now in the works. Its first film released in April 2019 earned an impressive 5.73 billion yen from its domestic run, becoming the top-grossing live-action Japanese film of the year. Read a message from the manga author after the jump!

  • Wednesday May 27, 2020
  • Rurouni Kenshin Final Live-Action Films' Release Date Pushed Back to Spring 2021

    Takeru Sato: "Let's welcome next year's release day in good health for both of us."

    The official website for the forthcoming two-part "Final Chapter" of the live-action film series inspired by Nobuhiro Watsuki's action jidaigeki manga series Rurouni Kenshin announced on May 27 that the release date of the two films in Japan is delayed to next year's Golden Week holiday period (from the end of April to the beginning of May). Hit the jump for more details.