General Live Action Movie/Series News & Discussion

Live-Action Blue Moment Series Casts Natsuki Deguchi

posted on 2024-02-07 14:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Deguchi plays protagonist Aya Kumota


Onmyoji 0 Live-Action Film Releases Full Trailer Featuring BUMP OF CHICKEN Theme Song

Feb 7, 2024 6:24 PM CST
Adaptation starring Kento Yamazaki hits Japanese theaters on April 19


Live-Action Hakubo no Chronicle Show’s Trailer Reveals Theme Song, March 1 Debut

posted on 2024-02-07 22:25 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
WEST. performs “FATE” theme for 12-episode series

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Stage Musical Cancels 2 More Opening Days

posted on 2024-02-08 01:05 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Production to pay for fans’ canceled hotel & travel after abruptly canceling 1st 5 days


Japanese Live-Action City Hunter Film Launches on Netflix on April 25

posted on 2024-02-08 05:46 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Film starring Ryōhei Suzuki moves setting to modern day


Kids on the Slope to Be Reimagined as Staged Reading with Live Jazz Performance

Feb 8, 2024 9:12 AM CST
18 new cast members will take on the beloved series starting next month

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Takashi Sano’s Kimi ga Kemono ni Naru Mae ni Manga Gets Live-Action Series in April

posted on 2024-02-09 04:34 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Hiromitsu Katayama stars in show


Hideo Kojima: Connecting Worlds Documentary Debuts on Disney+ on February 23

posted on 2024-02-09 12:45 EST by Alex Mateo
Documentary about game developer premiered during Tribeca Festival last June

Live-Action Acma:Game Series Casts Ryō Ryūsei

posted on 2024-02-11 20:16 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Ryūsei plays thrillseeker Senya Uesugi in April series

Honeko Akabane’s Bodyguards Manga Gets Live-Action Film

posted on 2024-02-13 11:45 EST by Alex Mateo
Masamitsu Nigatsu debuted manga in September 2022


Live-Action Teasing Master Takagi-san Film Announces More Cast

posted on 2024-02-13 19:33 EST by Anita Tai
Yōsuke Eguchi, Jin Suzuki, Yūna Taira, Oshirō Maeda, Sara Shida join film


A Man Who Defies the World of BL Manga’s New Live-Action Show Reveals Teaser, More Cast, Late April Debut

posted on 2024-02-13 20:17 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
27 new cast members revealed

Mononoke Stage Play Unveils Digest Video and More

Feb 14, 2024 6:15 AM CST
Upcoming production adapts the “Zashiki-warashi” story line from the 2007 TV anime

New Poll Reveals Japan’s Favorite Super Sentai Red Ranger

posted on 2024-02-15 18:00 EST by Ken Iikura-Gross
Who is Japan’s favorite Red Ranger in the long history of Super Sentai?


Koi o Suru Nara Nidome ga Jōtō BL Manga Gets Live-Action Series on March 5

posted on 2024-02-15 22:06 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Makoto Hasegawa, Robin Furuya star as pair rekindling relationship after more than 10 years

Trillion Game Manga Gets Live-Action Film in 2025

posted on 2024-02-16 23:23 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Cast, staff return from live-action series last year

Live-Action 1122: For a Happy Marriage Series Unveils More Cast

posted on 2024-02-18 05:15 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Hokuto Yoshino plays man involved with Ichiko; Kurumi Nakata, Misato Ugaki, Kaho Tsuchimura play Ichiko’s friends

Live-Action Acma:Game Series Reveals Additional Cast Member

posted on 2024-02-19 11:15 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Yukiyoshi Ozawa plays possessed archaeologist Inoru Hōshin in April series

The Silent Service Live-Action Project Gets Sequel

posted on 2024-02-20 05:34 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Creator Kaiji Kawaguchi wants it to adapt original manga until its finale


Spirited Away Stage Play Shows off New Stars in Beautiful Posters

Feb 20, 2024 11:21 AM CST
Rina Kawaei and Momoko Fukuchi join the cast this year


Sensei’s Pious Lie Manga Gets Live-Action Film Starring Nao Honda

posted on 2024-02-20 20:14 EST by Anita Tai
Film screens in theaters on July 5

Mononoke Stage Play Reveals New Key Visual

Feb 21, 2024 5:43 AM CST
Latest production based on 2007 TV anime runs in April and March in Tokyo and Osaka


Live-Action RoOT/Route of Odd Taxi TV Series Airs on April 2

posted on 2024-02-21 14:30 EST by Anita Tai
New visual features Yūmi Kawai as Reina, Ryota Bando as Satō


NHK Reveals Complete Title List, Cast for 2nd Season of Live-Action Anthology Show for Fujio F. Fujiko’s Short Sci-fi Manga

posted on 2024-02-21 17:30 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Total of 8 titles to be adapted into live-action in spring


Live-Action Blue Moment Series Casts Koshi Mizukami as Yugo Sonoba, Kaho as Original Character

posted on 2024-02-21 18:00 EST by Anita Tai
Kaho plays Sagiri Shiomi in TV series launching in April

Fourth Live-Action Kingdom Film Releases New Teaser Trailer, Visual

Feb 22, 2024 6:35 PM CST
The much-awaited new installment hits Japanese theaters on July 12


Live-Action GTO Revival Special Confirms 6 Returning 1998 Cast Members

posted on 2024-02-22 22:27 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Hiroyuki Ikeuchi, Yuta Yamazaki, Yōsuke Kubozuka, Hidenori Tokuyama, Shun Oguri, Naohito Fujiki reprise roles

Live-Action City Hunter Film Reveals 2 More Cast Members

posted on 2024-02-23 23:18 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Masanobu Andō, Fumino Kimura join cast of film streaming on Netflix globally on April 25

Bocchi the Rock! Stage Play Gets Sequel

posted on 2024-02-24 21:56 EST by Anita Tai
1st stage play to also run again in September

Koi to Yobu ni wa Kimochi Warui Manga Gets Stage Play

posted on 2024-02-26 12:00 EST by Alex Mateo
Key visual unveiled for Koikimo play running from April-May in Tokyo, Osaka


Voice Actors Kenjiro Tsuda and Daisuke Namikawa Helm “Modern Mistranslation” TV Show

Feb 26, 2024 11:40 AM CST
Animated / live-action series about famous quotes from history broadcasts in July 2024

VINLAND SAGA Stage Play Unveils Main Cast Visuals in Costume

Feb 27, 2024 8:23 PM CST
The stage play opens on April 19 in Tokyo

Live-Action Black Jack Series Reveals More Cast

posted on 2024-02-29 01:54 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Shizuka Ishibashi, Takayuki Yamauchi, Eiji Okuda, Tetsuya Chiba, Ryōsuke Mikata join cast


Toworu Miyata’s Living With Him Boys-Love Manga Gets Live-Action TV Series

posted on 2024-02-29 03:36 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Ryūga Satō, Shō Sakai star in series premiering on April 11


Hiromasa Okujima’s Baban Baban Ban Vampire Manga Gets Live-Action Film Adaptation in 2025

posted on 2024-02-29 04:01 EST by Joanna Cayanan
Manga about vampire protecting boy’s virginity launched in 2021


Live-Action Show of Osamu Tezuka’s The Shinsen-gumi Manga Reveals Leads, April 23 Debut

posted on 2024-02-29 19:57 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kamen Rider Revice’s Kentarō Maeda, Tomoya Oku star