The official website for the forthcoming live-action film adaptation of Fujita's love story manga Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii/Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku has posted a teaser visual and a 30-second teaser trailer introducing its four main cast: Mitsuki Takahata, Kento Yamazaki, Nanao, and Takumi Saito. See how they portray their characters in the film after the jump!
In addition to the previously-announced Mitsuki Takahata and Kento Yamazaki, the official website for the forthcoming live-action film adaptation of Fujita's love story manga Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku has announced its two more main cast: Nanao as Hanako Koyanagi and Takumi Saito as Taro Kabakura. See the first cast visual inspired by the manga tankobon covers after the jump!
Two months after the initial announcement in July, it is officially announced today that 26-year-old Mitsuki Takahata (Napping Princess) and 24-year-old Kento Yamazaki (One Week Friends.) are set to star in the forthcoming live-action film adaptation of Fujita's love story manga Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii/Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku to be released sometime in 2019. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website and Twitter for the upcoming live-action TV drama adaptation of Hiroyuki Nishimori's school thug-themed comedy manga Kyo Kara Ore Wa!! (I will be, from today on) reveals its four main cast visuals: Kento Kaku (29) as Takashi Mitsuhashi, Kentaro Ito (21) as Shinji Ito, Nana Seino (23) as Riko Akasaka, and Kanna Hashimoto (19) as Kyoko Hayakawa. See how they portray their characters in 1980s costume after the jump!
After the release of the latest issue of Japanese weekly fashion magazine anan that features the upcoming live-action film Gintama 2, director Yuichi Fukuda let out his true feelings on Twitter. Though the magazine wanted him to logically explain the reason for the first film's success last year, he had difficulty in answering it because he was thinking about only how to entertain the audience. Hit the jump for more details.
Nothing will give you a philosophical crisis like working the graveyard shift at a convenience store full of weird co-workers and even weirder customers, but that's where the humor arises in Mr. Nietzche in the Convenience Store, a 2016 live-action TV comedy adaptation based on the shoujo manga written by Matsukoma and illustrated by Hashimoto. Hit the jump to experience service with a scowl!
Actors Masami Nagasawa and Masaki Okada have been confirmed to reprise their roles as Tae Shimura and Kotaro Katsura, respectively, in Gintama 2, an upcoming live-ation film based on the science fiction / historical samurai / gag manga by Hideaki Sorachi about an Edo era Japan overrun by alien visitors. Hit the jump to learn more.
Nihon TV announced today that 49-year-old Yuichi Fukuda (Gintama, The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.) is attached to write/direct a TV drama adaptation of Hiroyuki Nishimori's thug-themed comedy manga Kyo Kara Ore Wa!! (I will be, from today on). This is the second live-action adaptation in 20 years since the "Toei V-Cinema" direct-to-video series in the mid-1990s. Hit the jump for more details.
15 months after the initial announcement back in November 2016, the official website for the upcoming live-action drama adaptation of Hikaru Nakamura's slice of life comedy manga series Saint Oniisan/Saint Young Men finally announced its two leading cast today: Ken'ichi Matsuyama (L in Death Note) as Jesus and Shota Sometani (Shinichi Izumi in Parasyte) as Buddha. Hit the jump for more information.
The 2017 live-action Gintama film turned out to be a surprising commercial success, and now new details have been released concerning the sequel, tentatively titled Gintama 2. Hit the jump to hope for a cameo by the Neo Armstrong Cyclone Jet Armstrong Cannon.
Japanese entertainment website Natalie has posted a report from the set of the upcoming live-action Gintama film directed by Yuichi Fukuda, and it includes some candid photos of the cast and crew making the film. Hit the jump to check it out.
New movie posters for the upcoming live-action Gintama film have been released, this time featuring the four villains who serve as the primary antagonists of the Benizakura Arc. Hit the jump to check them out.