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    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!

  • Monday August 5, 2019
  • Kento Yamazaki, Tao Tsuchiya to Star in Alice in Borderland Web Drama

    Yamazaki teams up again with "Kingdom" director Shinsuke Sato

    Netflix Japan announced today that Kento Yamazaki and Tao Tsuchiya, both are 24, will star in the forthcoming live-action adaptation of Haro Aos' suspense manga Imawa no Kuni no Alice/Alice in Borderland>. Yamazaki plays the high school student protagonist Ryohei Arisu, while Tsuchiya is cast as the main heroine Yuzuha Usagi. Hit the jump for more information.

  • Friday May 24, 2019
  • Ni no Kuni Anime Film's Release Date in Japan Set for August 23, 2019

    Kento Yamazaki (One Week Friends, Kingdom) makes his voice actor debut

    The official website for the upcoming anime film adaptation of Level-5 (Yo-kai Watch, Professor Layton)'s fantasy RPG Ni no Kuni announced today that it is set to be released in Japan on August 23, 2019, and that 43-year-old Tsuyoshi Muro and 70-year-old Masatou Ibu newly join its voice cast. Check out the latest information after the jump.

  • Monday April 29, 2019
  • Kingdom Live-Action Film Sells One Million Tickets in Nine Days

    Kento Yamazaki: "It has become a very special film for me."

    To the packed crowds at the stage greeting event held at the Shinjuku Wald 9 theater in Tokyo on Sunday, it was reported that the live-action film adaptation of Yasuhisa Hara's historical adventure manga Kingdom had already sold one million tickets and earned 1.4 billion yen just in nine days since its release in Japan on April 19. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Thursday April 11, 2019
  • Ni no Kuni Anime Film Teaser Introduces Its Protagonist's Voice by Kento Yamazaki

    Yoshiyuki Momose (Ghiblies Episode 2)-directed adaptation will open in the summer 2019

    The official website for the upcoming anime film adaptation of Level-5 (Yo-kai Watch, Professor Layton)'s fantasy RPG Ni no Kuni has started streaming a 60-second teaser trailer introducing its main character voices, including the protagonist boy Yu played by 24-year-old actor Kento Yamazaki as his first anime role. Check out the anime adaptation world after the jump!

  • Wednesday March 13, 2019
  • Kingdom Live-Action Film's International Trailer with English Subtitles Streamed

    World premiere screening will be held in Tokyo on March 27

    The official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Yasuhisa Hara's historical adventure manga Kingdom has started streaming a three-minute international version trailer with English subtitles that shows more new footage. Learn more about the historical drama with the clip after the jump!

  • Friday February 1, 2019
  • Kingdom Live-Action Film Full Trailer Introduces Theme Song by ONE OK ROCK

    Kento Yamazaki (The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.)-starring film will open on April 19

    The official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Yasuhisa Hara's historical adventure manga Kingdom has started streaming a 110-second full trailer featuring its theme song "Wasted Nights" performed by four-member Japanese rock band ONE OK ROCK. Check the song along with newly-revealed scenes after the jump!

  • Friday November 23, 2018
  • War for The Throne Begins in Kingdom Live-Action Film Teaser Trailer

    Shinsuke Sato (GANTZ, Bleach)-directed adaptation will open in Japan on April 19, 2019

    The official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Yasuhisa Hara's historical adventure manga Kingdom has started streaming a 30-second teaser trailer focusing on the encounter between its two protagonists, Shin (Kento Yamazaki) and Eisei (Ryo Yoshizawa). Check out the latest clip from the war epic film after the jump!

  • Tuesday October 9, 2018
  • Kento Yamazaki, Ryo Yoshizawa, Masami Nagasawa Star in Kingdom Live-Action Film

    Shinsuke Sato (GANTS, Bleach) serves as director for an April 19, 2019 release

    A press conference for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Yasuhisa Hara's historical adventure manga Kingdom was held in Tokyo today on October 9, announcing its director Shinsuke Sato and nine main cast members. A teaser poster visual featuring 24-year-old Kento Yamazaki as the protagonist Ri Shin in the center is also revealed. Hit the jump for more details including video footage from the shooting.

  • Tuesday October 24, 2017
  • Japan Box Office: "The Disastrous Life of Saiki K." Ranks 2nd with 194 Million Yen Debut

    "Fate/stay night [Heaven's Feel] THE MOVIE I" crosses the 700 million yen mark

    According to the latest box office report, the live-action film adaptation of Shuichi Asou's comedy manga The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. earned 194 million yen from the 156,000 ticket sales in its debut weekend, becoming the second top-grossing film of the week only behind the table tennis-themed Mix starring Yui Aragaki and Eita. Hit the jump for more story.

  • Tuesday October 17, 2017
  • Meet Alice Hirose as Eru in "Hyouka" Live-Action Film Theme Song MV

    Kento Yamazaki-starring film hits Japanese theaters November 3

    Cinema Today's official YouTube channel has posted a four-minute full music video for "Iolite," the theme song for the upcoming live-action film Hyouka, provided by two-member unit Itowokashi. But instead of the artists, 22-year-old actress Alice Hirose, who is cast as the main heroine Eru Chitanda, performs in the clip by lip-syncing. Watch the live-action version Eru singing the song after the jump!

  • Friday October 13, 2017
  • Yuzu Shows Twin Dance Performance in "The Disastrous Life of Saiki K." Theme Song MV

    The jacket illustration is newly drawn by the manga author Shuichi Asou

    Following the previous one using the footage from the film, the official YouTube channel of popular Japanese duo Yuzu has posted a full music video for "Koi, Hajikemashita," the theme song for the upcoming live-action film The Disastrous Life of Saiki K., featuring their "twin dance." Check out their performance in the vivid pink color world after the jump!

  • Wednesday September 27, 2017
  • Watch "The Disastrous Life of Saiki K." Live-Action Film New MV featuring Theme Song by Yuzu

    "Koi, Hajikemashita (Love, Burst Open) will be available digitally on October 13

    The official YouTube channel of popular Japanese duo Yuzu has posted a 70-second music video for their new song "Koi, Hajikemashita (Love, Burst Open), the theme song for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Shuichi Asou's comedy manga series The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. Watch the clip including many newly-shown footage after the jump!

  • Thursday September 7, 2017
  • "Hyouka" Live-Action Film Full Trailer, Main Poster Visual Revealed

    Kento Yamazaki, Alice Hirose-starring film hits Japanese theaters November 3

    One day after the star Kento Yamazaki's 23rd birthday, the official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Honobu Yonezawa's mystery novel Hyouka today posted a 90-second full trailer introducing Yamazaki as the male protagonist Houtarou Oreki, 22-year-old Alice Hirose as the main heroine Eru Chitanda, and more main characters. Watch the latest clip after the jump!