A live-action TV drama adaptation of Kanemoto's comedy fantasy manga Densetsu no Okaasan / The Legendary Mother is set to be aired for eight episodes on NHK General TV from February 1, 2020. 28-year-old former AKB48 member Atsuko eis set to star the drama as her first serialized TV drama work after her first baby was born in March 2019. Hit the jump for more details.
Even in its sixth weekend, the live-action film adaptation of Aka Akasaka's romantic comedy manga Kaguya-sama: Love Is War still stayed in the Japanese box office top 10, and its domestic gross has finally surpassed the two billion yen mark by selling 1.66 million tickets. Hit the jump for more details.
A live-action film adaptation of Sumito Oowara's Keep Your Hands off Eizouken! manga is now in the works for release in the early summer of 2020. Three members of Japanese female idol group Nogizaka46 are cast as its main characters: Asuka Saito (21) as Midori Asakusa, Mizuki Yamashita (20) as Tsubame Mizusaki, and Minami Umezawa (20) as Sayaka Kanamori. Hit the jump for more information.
Surpassing expectations drastically, the live-action film adaptation of Aka Akasaka's romantic comedy manga Kaguya-sama: Love Is War has continued its successful theatrical run in Japan. It has kept second position even in its fourth weekend with 130 million yen on 10,600 admissions, bringing its domestic cume over 1.74 billion yen. Hit the jump for more details.
After the surprising announcement for the live-action film adaptation of Kaiu Shirai (story) and Posuka Demizu (art)'s dark fantasy shonen manga Yakusoku no Neverland/The Promised Neverland, 19-year-old actress Minami Hamabe, who is cast as the protagonist Emma, expressed her feeling about playing the role on her official Twitter account. Read her comment after the jump.
It is officially confirmed today that a live-action film adaptation of Kaiu Shirai (story) and Posuka Demizu (art)'s dark fantasy shonen manga The Promised Neverland is now in the works for release in the winter of 2020. The shipping age of the children is changed from the original manga's 12 years old to 16. Hit the jump for more information its director and cast.
Last week's No.1 title, the Kaguya-sama: Love Is War live-action film dropped to second place in its second weekend. But it still earned a very good 242 million yen on 202,000 admissions, dipping only -22% compared to its opening weekend and pushing the film's domestic cume over 1.1 billion yen after ten days in release. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for the forthcoming live-action film based on of the Jigoku Shoujo/Hell Girl horror franchise has released a main poster visual and a 100-second full trailer introducing its them song "Figure" performed by four-member girls rock band GIRLFRIEND. Check out Ai Enma's new invitation to Hell after the jump.
The highly-anticipated live-action film adaptation of Aka Akasaka's romantic comedy manga Kaguya-sama: Love Is War was released in 291 theaters across Japan on September 6, 2019, then earned an impressive 310 million yen in its first Saturday and Sunday, finally stopped the weekend box office domination by Makoto Shinkai's Weathering With You. Hit the jump for more details.
The official Twitter for the forthcoming live-action film adaptation of Aka Akasaka's romantic comedy manga Kaguya-sama: Love Is War has posted a newly drawn illustration by the manga author, which is based on the film's main poster visual featuring Kanna Hashimoto and Sho Hirano. Check out the special visual after the jump!
The Netflix-produced live-action Cowboy Bebop adaptation is one major character closer to being complete in terms of casting. Hit the jump for the details.
The official website for the forthcoming live-action film based on of the Jigoku Shoujo/Hell Girl horror franchise has posted its four main cast visuals in their costume: the protagonist Ai Enma (Tina Tamashiro) with her three three companions - Hone Onna (Manami Hashimoto), Ren Ichimoku (Raiku), and Wanyudo (Akaji Maro). Check out how they portray their characters after the jump!