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.
The official Twitter for the live-action adaptation project based on Homura Kawamoto (story) and Toru Naomura (art)'s gambling themed manga Kakegurui has revealed that 25-year-old professional cosplayer Enako makes her actress debut in its forthcoming feature film. See her photos as a Hyakkaou Private Academy student after the jump.
It is confirmed today that the second season of the live-action drama adaptation of Hikaru Nakamura's slice of life comedy manga series Saint Oniisan/Saint Young Men will be available on Japanese video streaming app Piccoma TV on June 1, then will also get its theatrical screenings in select theaters five days later. Hit the jump for more details including a teaser trailer.
Warner Brothers Japan announced today that a two-part "Final Chapter" from the live-actin film adaptation project based on Nobuhiro Watsuki's action jidaigeki manga series Rurouni Kenshin is set to be released in Japan in the summer of 2020. The director of the first three films in 2012-2014, Keishi Otomo will return to the director's chair. Hit the jump for more information.
The official website for the live-action film project based on Sui Ishida's dark fantasy manga series Tokyo Ghoul has started streaming a 60-second full trailer for its upcoming second film introducing 33-year-old actor Shouta Matsuda (Ikigami, Afro Tanaka) as its main antagonist Shu Tsukiyama for the first time. Check out how he portrays the "Gourmet" character after the jump!
The official website for the forthcoming live-action film adaptation of Aka Akasaka's romantic comedy manga Kaguya-sama: Love Is War today posted a 30-second teaser trailer introducing its two main cast: Kanna Hashimoto as the title character Kaguya Shinomiya and Sho Hirano as her love interest Miyuki Shirogane. See how they portray their characters after the jump!
The official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Mineo Maya's long-running gag manga series Patalliro! has started streaming a 60-second full trailer for its June 28, 2019 release in Japan. The three main cast form the two successful previous stage plays in 2016 and 2018 are reprising their roles. Check out the clip packed with bizarre fun after the jump!
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!
Just one year after the initial announcement back in March 2018, the official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Mineo Maya's long-running gag manga series Patalliro! finally announced today that it is set to be released in Japan on June 28, 2019. See photos from the highly anticipated adaptation after the jump.