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    Wednesday October 14, 2020
  • Live-Action Monster Hunter Film Stalks Its Prey in 1st Full Trailer

    The film will be "only in theaters" in December

    With December only a month and a half away, the Monster Hunter live-action film finally released its first full trailer and our first look at all the monsters that will be joining the film from the popular video game franchise based on the same name from Capcom. A visual featuring lead actor Milla Jovovich was also released alongside the trailer, both of which can be seen after the jump!

  • Thursday October 1, 2020
  • Takumi Kiramura in Zentai Suit Dances in Shibuya for Tonkatsu DJ Agetaro Live-Action Film

    Ken Ninomiya (Chiwawa-chan)-directed adaptation has gotten a new release date of October 30

    The forthcoming live-action film adaptation of the comedy manga Tonkatsu DJ Agetaro has posted a short clip titled "YouTuber Debut Edition." In the clip featuring C+C Music Factory's 1990 hit song "Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)," the film's star Takumi Kitamura and his friends in zentai suit with a tonkatsu head are dancing in the center of Shibuya. Check out their fun performance after the jump!

  • Friday August 28, 2020
  • Yowamushi Pedal Manga Author Highly Praises Live-action Film, "Real Sweat, Beautiful Background"

    21-year-old idol Ren Nagase-starring adaptation ranked fifth in its opening weekend

    Two weeks after its theatrical release in Japan, the official website for the live-action film adaptation of Wataru Watanabe's road bicycle racing-themed sports manga Yowamushi Pedal has posted the messages from the manga author and the anime's four main voice cast members. Check out what they said about the film after the jump!

     

  • Thursday August 13, 2020
  • Sakamichi Sings "Koi no Hime Hime Pettanko" in The Beginning of Yowamushi Pedal Live-Action Film

    King & Prince member Ren Nagase-starring film opens in Japan today

    On its theatrical release day in Japan, the official website for the live-action film adaptation of Wataru Watanabe's road bicycle racing-themed sports manga Yowamushi Pedal posted a 90-second new clip including the first 60-second footage of the beginning of the film. Watch Sakamichi singing "Koi no Hime Hime Pettanko" while biking up the hill to school.

  • Wednesday July 29, 2020
  • Yowamushi Pedal Live-Action Film Posts Behind-The-Scenes Clip Looks like Real Club Activity

    Koichiro Miki (Anonymous Noise)-directed adaptation hits theaters August 14

    The official website for the forthcoming live-action film adaptation of Wataru Watanabe's road bicycle racing-themed sports manga Yowamushi Pedal has posted a two-minute behind-the-scene clip that the cast members are getting along with each other like a real school club activity. See how they enjoyed the shooting after the jump!

  • Tuesday July 21, 2020
  • Tonkatsu DJ Agetaro Live-Action Film Gets New Release Date of October 30, 2020

    Bruno Mars' "Runaway Baby" is confirmed to be featured as the film's theme song

    The official website for the forthcoming live-action film adaptation of Iipyao (story) and Yujiro Koyama (arts)'s comedy manga Tonkatsu DJ Agetaro announced today that it is newly set to be released in Japan on October 30, 2020. The film was originally set for a release on June 19 but has been delayed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Check out more new information including the songs to be featured in the film after the jump.

  • Friday July 10, 2020
  • Yowamushi Pedal Live-Action Film Releases New Clip to Show Filming of Bicycle Racing Scenes

    King & Prince member Ren Nagase-starring adaptation hits Japanese theaters August 14

    The official website for the forthcoming live-action film adaptation of Wataru Watanabe's road bicycle racing-themed sports manga Yowamushi Pedal has posted a 60-second new clip including a behind-the-scenes footage to show how the cast members tried their best in the bicycle racing scenes without CGs. Check out the latest clip after the jump!

  • Sunday July 28, 2020
  • Bicycle Racing Life Begins in Yowamushi Pedal Live-Action Film Full Trailer

    Six-member boy idol group King & Prince performs the theme song "Key of Heart"

    The official website for the forthcoming live-action film Yowamushi Pedal has started streaming a 90-second full introducing its main cast members, including 21-year-old Ren Nagase (Johnny & Associates' boy idol group King & Prince member) as the protagonist Sakamichi Onoda. See how he starts his road bicycle racing life after the jump!

  • Monday July 22, 2020
  • Renjuro Kindaichi's Romance Manga Liar × Liar Gets Live-Action Film

    Saiji Yakumo (Tokuken Ranbu live-action film) is attached to direct

    A live-action film adaptation of Renjuro Kindaichi's romance comedy manga Liar × Liar is confirmed to be in the works for a release in 2021. 25-year-old Hokuto Matsumura (boy idol group SixTONES member) and 18-year-old Nana Mori (Hina Amano in Weathering With You) are set to star. Hit the jump for more information.

  • Monday May 27, 2020
  • Osamu Tezuka's Black Jack Gets Live-Action Drama in China

    Teaser visual revealed for upcoming production by Coloroom Pictures

    Some quick news for all of you Osamu Tezuka fans out there: Black Jack, Tezuka's classic manga about a mysterious mercenary doctor who solves all manner of strange medical cases if the price is right, is being adapted into a live-action drama in China. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Wednesday May 22, 2020
  • Tonkatsu DJ Agetaro Live-Action Film Release Date Pushed Back

    Takumi Kitamura (DISH//) stars as the title character

    As with other films this spring and early summer, the official website for the forthcoming live-action film adaptation of Iipyao (story) and Yujiro Koyama (arts)'s comedy manga Tonkatsu DJ Agetaro announced today that its theatrical release in Japan is decided to be postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Read the message from the film's production committee after the jump.

  • Tuesday May 21, 2020
  • Yowamushi Pedal Live-Action Film's Additional Cast Members include Mizuki Inoue from HiHi Jets

    Ren Nagase (idol group King & Prince)-starring adaptation hits Japanese theaters August 14, 2020

    The official website for the forthcoming live-action film adaptation of Wataru Watanabe's road bicycle racing-themed sports manga Yowamushi Pedal announced six additional cast members today, including 19-year-old Mizuki Inoue, a member of another boy idol group of Johnny & Associates, HiHi Jets. Check out their visuals and a message from Inoue after the jump.

  • Monday March 16, 2020
  • Fried DJ Life Begins in Tonkatsu DJ Agetaro Live-Action Film Teaser Trailer

    Takumi Kitamura (DISH//) starring adaptation hits Japanese theaters June 19

    The official website for the forthcoming live-action film adaptation of Iipyao (story) and Yujiro Koyama (arts)'s comedy manga Tonkatsu DJ Agetaro has posted a 30-second teaser trailer including a scene that the protagonist Agetaro Katsumata is talking to the main heroine Sonoko Hattori, asking "Do you like Fried Pork?" Check out how the manga characters are recreated in the live-action world after the jump!

  • Sunday March 15, 2020
  • See How The Main Cast Members Portray Their Characters in Yowamushi Pedal Live-Action Film Teaser Trailer

    Sakamichi's anime voice cast Daiki Yamashita narrates the film's title

    The official website for the forthcoming live-action film adaptation of Wataru Watanabe's road bicycle racing-themed sports manga Yowamushi Pedal has posted a teaser visual featuring Ren Nagase (boys idol group King & Prince member) as the protagonist Sakamichi Onoda, as well as a 30-second teaser trailer introducing the film's three main cast members for the first time. Meet the live-action version characters after the jump!