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Live-Action Ano Ko no, Toriko. Film’s Teaser Video, October 5 Premiere Revealed

posted on 2018-05-01 00:02 EDT by Karen Ressler
Romance film stars Yūko Araki, Ryō Yoshizawa, Yousuke Sugino

Gibo to Musume no Blues 4-Panel Family Manga Gets Live-Action July Show

posted on 2018-05-01 01:04 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Haruka Ayase, Yutaka Takenouchi star in Rin Sakurazawa’s story about career-minded woman, divorcee father raising daughter


Live-Action After the Rain Film’s Spinoff Mini-Series Debuts

posted on 2018-05-02 01:32 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
4-episode spinoff about Takashi, Yui’s relationship stars same case as film


My Little Monster Film Opens at #6 at Japanese Box Office

posted on 2018-05-03 03:00 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

5th Touken Ranbu Stage Play Reveals More Cast in Costume

posted on 2018-05-03 05:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Stage play tours on June 2 - July 29 in Tokyo, Kyoto, Fukuoka


Live-Action Nisekoi Film Casts 15-year-old Rookie Actress Natsumi Ikema as Kosaki Onodera

posted on 2018-05-04 00:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Film opens in Japan on December 21

Ghibli’s Joe Hisaishi Composes for In This Corner of the World Live-Action Series

posted on 2018-05-04 19:20 EDT by Karen Ressler
Staff, cast revealed for July series

Live-Action Kakegurui Series Streams on Netflix

posted on 2018-05-04 21:20 EDT by Karen Ressler


Tokyo Alien Bros. Manga Gets Live-Action TV Series in July

posted on 2018-05-06 02:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
3-volume series follows aliens sent to Earth to see if it is hospitable


Documentary to show how female ‘nikkeijin’ helped shape Hawaii

May 7, 2018 at 07:30 JST / The Asahi Shimbun

Touken Ranbu Musicals Get Kashū Kiyomitsu Solo Performances

posted on 2018-05-07 08:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
3rd “Shinken Ranbu Sai” event also scheduled

Tobaku Haōden Zero Manga by Kaiji’s Fukumoto Gets Live-Action TV Show

posted on 2018-05-07 20:30 EDT by Karen Ressler
Series stars Shigeaki Katō of NEWS idol group


Hollywood’s Tiger & Bunny Film Moves Forward With Global Road, Akiva Goldsman

posted on 2018-05-08 07:55 EDT by Egan Loo
Star Trek: Discovery producer/A Beautiful Mind writer joins Ron Howard’s Imagine Entertainment, Bandai Namco

Kakuriyo -Bed & Breakfast for Spirits- Stage Play Reveals Main Cast

posted on 2018-05-08 16:00 EDT by Karen Ressler
Cast announced for Master, Ginji, Akatsuki, Byakuya


See How “Fastest Finger First” Adapted into Stage Play in Video Report

May 09, 2018 4:30am EDT
Tickets for the 11 shows in Tokyo were all sold out

Voice Actress Ayane Taketatsu Guest Stars on “Tales of the Unusual”

May 09, 2018 9:21am EDT
Taketatsu’s voice will appear in the horror-suspense story segment “Follower” starring Mai Shiraishi of Nogizaka46

Kaichō Kosaku Shima Manga Gets TV Drama Special

posted on 2018-05-09 12:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Latest installment in long-running manga series launched in 2013

Ayu Watanabe’s LDK Manga Gets New Live-Action Film With New Cast

posted on 2018-05-09 19:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga ended last August, inspired 2014 live-action film

Kaichō Shima Kōsaku Drama is 2-Week Special About Female Section Manager

posted on 2018-05-09 20:30 EDT by Karen Ressler
Ryō stars, Fumi Tsubota writes script


Live-Action After the Rain Film’s Music Video Features Original Footage

posted on 2018-05-10 05:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Film’s director also directed music video


2nd Joker Game Stage Play Reveals Visual, More Cast

posted on 2018-05-11 04:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Yōjirō Murata, Akinori Iwasawa, Seshiru Daigo join cast for play premiering in June

Ookiku Furikabutte/Big Windup Manga Gets New Stage Play in September

posted on 2018-05-11 05:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Previous stage play ran in February

Kaori Nazuka Reprises Anime Role for Dive!! Stage Play

posted on 2018-05-11 15:15 EDT by Karen Ressler
3 other cast members announced for September-October play

Tales of the Stage Video Previews 2 Types of Performance

posted on 2018-05-11 17:15 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Event-focused performance slated for June; story-focused performance slated for August & September

Prince of Tennis Musicals’ Seigaku vs Hyōtei Visual Posted

posted on 2018-05-11 22:15 EDT / ANN
New musical runs from July-September


Live-Action Ao-Natsu Film Casts BanG Dream! Cast Member Aimi

posted on 2018-05-13 01:15 EDT
Film opens in Japan on August 1

Hollywood Take on “Monster Hunter” Enters Production This September

May 13, 2018 7:30am CDT
Milla Jovovich to star in director Paul W.S. Anderson’s adaptation

Kenkō de Bunkateki na Saitei Gendo no Seikatsu Manga Gets Live-Action TV Series

posted on 2018-05-13 14:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Series about case worker for welfare office debuts this summer


Live-Action Kenkō de Bunkateki na Saitei Gendo no Seikatsu Series Reveals Cast

posted on 2018-05-14 05:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Riho Yoshioka, Arata Iura, Kei Tanaka, Kenichi Endo star in July series

Live-Action After the Rain Film’s 3 TV Ads Streamed

posted on 2018-05-14 09:00 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Film opens on May 25

Galaxy Express 999 Gets 1st Live-Action TV Series

posted on 2018-05-14 19:30 EDT by Karen Ressler
Live broadcast to premiere in June


New Brave10 Stage Play Reveals Cast, Visual

posted on 2018-05-15 05:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Sequel stage play debuts in July


Live-Action Marmalade Boy Film’s Interview, Behind-the-Scenes Video Posted

posted on 2018-05-16 01:50 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Video shows filming, interviews cast on favorite points in film


Tetsuya Tsutsui’s Prophecy Cyber Crime Manga Gets Stage Play

posted on 2018-05-18 03:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga previously inspired 2015 live-action film, spinoff manga

Live-Action Kakugo wa Ii ka Soko no Joshi. Film’s Additional Cast, Prequel TV Series Revealed

posted on 2018-05-18 11:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kentaro, Shōma Kai, Jiei Wakabayashi join cast; live-action prequel series premieres June


Legend of the Galactic Heroes’ New Stage Play Reveals Visual, 4 Cast Members

posted on 2018-05-19 06:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Play adaptation of new anime runs in Tokyo in October

Live-Action Kakugo wa Ii ka Soko no Joshi. TV Series Reveals 3 Cast Members in Costume

posted on 2018-05-19 10:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
5-episode live-action TV series premieres on June 24 before film opens on October 12

Touken Ranbu Musical Cast Sings ‘BE IN SIGHT’ in New MV

posted on 2018-05-19 19:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge


Voices of Zero Two, Eren Yeager, and More Bring Romance Novel to Life

May 20, 2018 10:35am CDT
Seven duos set to perform live readings of “My Tomorrow, Your Yesterday”


Live-Action Kyō Kara Ore wa!! Series Reveals Jiro Sato in Costume

posted on 2018-05-21 03:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda

Takeuchi flips script as female Sherlock

10:00 am, May 21, 2018 / The Japan News


Utsunuke Essay Manga About Depression Gets Live-Action Show

posted on 2018-05-23 02:10 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Naoki Tanaka, Suzuka Ohgo star in Keiichi Tanaka’s autobiographical account


Hikaru no Go Manga Gets Live-Action Chinese Drama Adaptation

posted on 2018-05-24 03:12 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Drama debuts in summer 2019 on iQIYI streaming service

Voice Actors Conquer Hokkaido in “Ono & Shimono’s Anywhere Quest”

May 24, 2018 12:07pm CDT
Extended trailer and TV schedule revealed for variety program starring Daisuke Ono and Hiro Shimono

Live-Action Antiquarian Bookshop Biblia’s Case Files Film’s Teaser Trailer Shows Mysteries in Old Books

posted on 2018-05-24 21:15 EDT by Karen Ressler
Haru Kuroki, Shūhei Nomura star in film opening on November 1