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    Monday February 25, 2019
  • Japan Box Office: Self-Deprecating Local Comedy Tonde Saitama Beats Long-Awaited Alita

    City Hunter and Code Geass still stay in the top 10

    The live-action film adaptation of Mineo Maya (Patarillo!)'s self-deprecating local comedy manga Tonde Saitama earned a surprisingly good 259 million yen and became the top-grossing film of the weekend of February 23-24, beating the 200 million dollar budget live-action film Alita: Battle Angel inspired by Yukito Kishiro's cyberpunk manga. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Friday February 15, 2019
  • Gunnm Manga Author Praises Live-Action Alita as "The Greatest Movie in The World"

    Robert Rodriguez (Spy Kids, Sin City)-directed adaptation will open in Japan on February 22

    The Japan premiere screening of Alita: Battle Angel was held at VR ZONE SHINJUKU in Tokyo on Thursday. One of the guests, Yukito Kishiro, the original author of Japanese cyberpunk manga Gunnm, on which the live-action film is based, was very much satisfied with the long-awaited adaptation, even calling it as "the greatest movie in the world." Hit the jump for more details.

  • Friday February 8, 2019
  • Gunnm Manga Author Draws Promotional Visual for Alita: Battle Angel's Japanese Release

    He says, "The core part of the manga is brilliantly passed on to the film."

    To promote the upcoming release in Japan on February 22, the official Japanese Twitter for Alita: Battle Angel has posted a new promotional visual featuring a newly drawn art by Yukito Kishiro, the original author of Japanese cyberpunk manga Gunnm, on which the live-action film is based. Check out the special visual and his comment on the long-awaited film after the jump.