General Live Action Movie/Series News & Discussion

Saint Seiya Manga’s Live-Action Knights of the Zodiac Film Earns US$535,000 in U.S. Opening Weekend Box Office

posted on 2023-05-15 03:08 EDT by Joanna Cayanan
Film debuted in U.S. on May 12


What Did You Eat Yesterday? Manga Gets 2nd Live-Action Season in October - News - Anime News Network

posted on 2023-05-15 20:35 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Seiyō Uchino, Hidetoshi Nishijima return as main duo

Cannes: The Undying Appeal of the Japanese Samurai – The Hollywood Reporter

One of the most influential character archetypes in film history is adapting to contemporary social mores and finding new life on Japan’s screens big and small.


Live-Action Silent Service Film's Teaser Reveals More Cast - News - Anime News Network

posted on 2023-05-16 21:27 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Hiroshi Tamaki, Aya Ueto, Tomoya Nakamura, Yosuke Eguchi, more join September 29 film

Spirited Away Stage Play Rerun Reveals Cast for Nagoya Run

posted on 2023-05-17 14:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New run features mix of returning, new cast members


Code Geass: Seido ni Junzuru Kishi Musical Unmasks Cast and Show Dates

May 17, 2023 8:24pm CDT
Live show heads to Kyoto and Tokyo this September

New Live-Action Ōoku: The Inner Chambers 2nd Season’s ‘Cure Arc’ Reveals 3 More Cast Members

posted on 2023-05-18 04:15 EDT by Joanna Cayanan
Misako Renbutsu, Aoi Nakamura, Yukie Nakama join cast for 2nd season premiering this fall


ANN Review - Knights of the Zodiac (live-action movie)

by Kalai Chik, May 18th 2023


Godzilla, Evangelion, Ultraman, Kamen Rider Crossover, Combine in ‘Shin Universe Robo’ CG/Tokusatsu Short

posted on 2023-05-18 20:58 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Short promotes ‘Shin Universe Robo’ toy launching next January


A Side Character’s Love Story Manga Gets Live-Action Film in 2024

posted on 2023-05-18 23:55 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga available in English via Azuki, Comikey

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Chiyomaru Shares Story of Scrapped Japanese Live-Action Steins;Gate Adaptation

posted on 2023-05-22 11:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Chiyomaru objected to casting Johnny & Associates talent as Okabe


Saint Seiya Manga’s Live-Action Knights of the Zodiac Film Crosses US$920,000 in U.S. Box Office

posted on 2023-05-22 17:00 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Film debuted in U.S. on May 12

Hideo Kojima – Connecting Worlds Documentary Debuts at Tribeca Film Festival on June 17

posted on 2023-05-23 12:30 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Metal Gear Solid, Death Stranding director participates in extended Q&A session at screening

Live-Action Kocchi Muite yo Mukai-kun Show Reveals 3 Cast Members

posted on 2023-05-25 05:40 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Sakura Fujiwara, Amane Okayama, Naomi Zaizen join cast


3rd Live-Action Kingdom Film Casts Eri Murakawa, Hinako Sakurai

posted on 2023-05-25 17:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Film opens on July 28


Iori Asaga’s Inu to Kuzu Romance Suspense Manga Gets Live-Action Series

posted on 2023-05-25 21:19 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Yuki Kura, Ui Mihara, Reia Nakamura star in series premiering on June 8

Akiba Maid War Stage Play Takes Aim at Tokyo in Teaser Visual

May 26, 2023 5:43am CDT
Adaptation of original anime premieres this September


Fruits Basket Gets ‘2nd Season’ Stage Play in October

posted on 2023-05-26 08:05 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
New play features returning cast

Live-Action ‘Do It Yourself!!’ Series Unveils Cast, July 4 Premiere

posted on 2023-05-28 13:12 EDT by Joanna Cayanan
Hinatazaka46 idol Hinano Kamimura plays protagonist Serufu

Japan Box Office: Rohan au Louvre Live-Action Film Makes 3rd Place Debut

May 29, 2023 8:23pm CDT

All-Male Precure Stage Play Reveals Cast, Visual

posted on 2023-05-30 00:18 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Shogo Tamura, Ryō Takizawa, Tōya Morita, Raiga Terasaka, Iori Kotsuji, Shinichi Wago star in play


Live-Action ‘Camera, Hajimete mo Ii Desu ka?’ Show Reveals Lead Actress, Staff, July 3 Debut

posted on 2023-05-30 02:23 EDT by Joanna Cayanan
Sora Tamaki plays protagonist Mito Ikeda in story by Encouragement of Climb’s Shiro


Live-Action Barakamon Show Casts Ririsa Miyazaki as Naru Kotoishi

posted on 2023-05-30 20:58 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Miyazaki stars with Yosuke Sugino in July series

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Live-Action Diary of Our Days at the Breakwater Show’s Trailer Reveals Cast, Staff, June 13 Debut, Theme Song

posted on 2023-05-31 05:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Riko, Natsumi Ikema, Hinako Kikuchi, Noa Tsurushima star in series


The Garden of Words Stage Play Heads to Tokyo in November

posted on 2023-05-31 06:16 EDT by Joanna Cayanan
Kurumu Okamiya, Mitsuki Tanimura star in adaptation of Makoto Shinkai’s 2013 film


JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Creator Hirohiko Araki Recreates Rohan at the Louvre Cover for Film Giveaway

May 31, 2023 9:43am CDT
The live-action Rohan at the Louvre film is currently playing in Japanese theaters


Live-Action Do not say mystery Film Reveals More Cast Members

posted on 2023-05-31 16:00 EDT by Joanna Cayanan
Eita Nagayama, Sairi Itō, Matsuya Onoue, Michitaka Tsutsui to reprise roles from live-action series


The Shadows of Who We Once Were Suspense Manga Gets Live-Action Show

posted on 2023-05-31 20:44 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Show starring Atsuhiro Inukai, Mizuki Inoue premieres on June 27


JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Manga Inspires Stage Musical Next February

posted on 2023-05-31 23:49 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Musical adapts 1st arc, ‘Phantom Blood,’ with French composer Dove Attia

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3rd Live-Action Kingdom Film’s Trailer Reveals, Previews Theme Song by Hikaru Utada

posted on 2023-06-01 15:35 EDT by Alex Mateo
Visual unveiled


Io Sakisaka’s Ao Haru Ride/Blue Spring Ride Manga Gets Live-Action Show

posted on 2023-06-01 21:28 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Natsuki Deguchi, Kaito Sakurai star in 8-episode season premiering this fall

Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day Revamps Stage Play Adaptation for 2023 Show

June 02, 2023 12:07am CDT
Performances open this August


World Trigger Stage 3rd Show Unveils Main Visual & New PV

June 02, 2023 12:12am CDT
The much-awaited new show will open in Tokyo on August 5

Love Live! Franchise’s 1st Stage Musical Adds More Performances in August

posted on 2023-06-03 06:30 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
New run features 1 cast member change, different set


Our Fake Marriage Manga Gets Live-Action Series in July

posted on 2023-06-03 19:37 EDT by Egan Loo
Sexy Zone idol Fūma Kikuchi, former Keyakizaka46 idol Neru Nagahama star

Live-Action Fly Me to Saitama Sequel Film Confirms 4 More Returning Cast Members

posted on 2023-06-05 00:03 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Ryō Katō, Tsubasa Masukawa, Maju Ozawa, Shoko Nakahara return in 2023 film


anohana Anime Gets New Stage Play in August

posted on 2023-06-05 01:41 EDT by Joanna Cayanan
New stage play opens in Tokyo on August 9-15


Live-Action Let’s Go Karaoke! Film’s Teaser Announces January 2024 Delay

posted on 2023-06-05 21:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Film by Linda Linda Linda director Nobuhiro Yamashita, INU-OH writer Akiko Nogi was slated for 2023


Japan Box Office: Rohan at the Louvre Live-Action Film Ranks 5th in 2nd Weekend

June 05, 2023 9:50pm CDT

Tomoko Yamashita’s Ikoku Nikki Manga Gets Live-Action Film in 2024

posted on 2023-06-06 00:14 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Yui Aragaki stars as novelist who takes in orphaned niece


The Shadows of Who We Once Were Live-Action Show Reveals 10 Additional Cast Members

posted on 2023-06-06 12:00 EDT by Joanna Cayanan
Cast for former Grade 6 Class 2 students revealed


The Vampire Dies in No Time Stage Play Digest Clip Streamed

June 06, 2023 7:29pm CDT
Tickets for the final performance are already sold out


2nd Live-Action Tokyo Revengers 2 Film’s Video Highlights Kisaki, Hanma

posted on 2023-06-06 23:48 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Film opens on June 30

Our Fake Marriage Live-Action Series Casts Shota Watanabe

posted on 2023-06-07 11:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Watanabe plays Masaki Shindо̄ in series premiering in July