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#982

Everything You Need to Know About the Utena Musical: Bud of the White Rose

by Giovanna and Yasha of “Empty Movement”, Jun 15th 2018

Mob Psycho 100 Stage Play Gets Sequel in September

posted on 2018-06-15 11:15 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
1st play’s cast, director return for new play in Tokyo, Hyōgo


#983

Mrs. Green Apple Performs Songs for Ao-Natsu Live-Action Film

posted on 2018-06-16 13:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Rock band provides theme song, insert song for August 1 film

2nd Starmyu Musical Reveals Main Visual Featuring 15 Cast Members

posted on 2018-06-16 17:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Cast reprise roles for new musical running in Tokyo, Osaka in July


#984

FLOW Performs Theme Song for Live-Action Sachiiro no One Room Series

posted on 2018-06-18 01:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Limited edition of “Neiro” single will have jacket art by Hakuri

Live-Action Rainbow Days Film’s Video Previews Kenji Furuya Theme Song

posted on 2018-06-18 02:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Film opens on July 6

Sachiiro One Room Drama Cancelled Following Suspicion Manga is Based on Real Kidnapping

posted on 2018-06-18 15:30 EDT by Karen Ressler
Drama about girl and her kidnapper cancelled in Kanto region, will still play in Kansai region

Gin to Kin Drama Staff to Also Make Drama for Fukumoto’s Ten Manga

posted on 2018-06-18 19:30 EDT by Karen Ressler
Kaiji/Akagi creator serialized Ten from 1989-2002


#985

Jin-Roh Korean Live-Action Film Remake Unveils Its 1st Trailer!

June 19, 2018 3:15am CDT
Kim Jee-woon (The Last Stand)-directed film is set to be released in the end of July

Live-Action Kakugo wa Ii ka Soko no Joshi. Project Casts Teppei Koike

posted on 2018-06-19 18:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Koike plays protagonist’s romantic rival in June 24 series, October 12 film

Paramount CEO: Sonic the Hedgehog is ‘Juvenile Delinquent’ in Upcoming Film

posted on 2018-06-19 19:30 EDT by Karen Ressler
Character to appear in rural environment with local policeman

Photos from The Sold-Out Joker Game Second Stage Play Arrive

June 19, 2018 11:15pm CDT
Live viewings of the final day performance in Osaka will be held at theaters across Japan


#986

Jun Hanyunyū’s Good-Bye Comedy Manga Gets Live-Action Show in July

posted on 2018-06-20 00:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kaho, Takuro Ono star in adaptation of manga inspired by Osamu Dazai’s unfinished novel

Negima Stage Play’s Cast, Visual Unveiled

posted on 2018-06-20 05:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Former Nogizaka46 idol Rina Ikoma stars in title role of July stage play

Live-Action Saint Young Men Show Reveals Visual, VR Video

posted on 2018-06-20 10:30 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Show streams on new Piccoma TV service this fall

Live-Action Real Girl Film’s Trailer Reveals Theme Song by Kana Nishino

posted on 2018-06-20 18:10 EDT by Karen Ressler
Romantic comedy opens in Japan in September


#987

Space Battleship Tiramisu’s Gifu Stage Play Includes Pubic Hair Character

posted on 2018-06-21 20:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge


#988

Koi no Tsuki Romance Manga Gets Live-Action Series in July

posted on 2018-06-22 02:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Series about 31-year-old woman who becomes interested in high school boy also streams on Netflix

Legend of the Galactic Heroes’ New Stage Play Reveals Cast, Visual for Alliance

posted on 2018-06-22 04:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Play adaptation of new anime runs in Tokyo in October

The Fable Manga Inspires Live-Action Film

posted on 2018-06-22 18:10 EDT by Karen Ressler
Junichi Okada stars in film premiering next year

2nd Bungo Stray Dogs Stage Play Reveals Cast, Visual

posted on 2018-06-22 21:10 EDT by Karen Ressler
Hideya Tawada returns as Osamu Dazai


#989

All 15 Cast Members Gather in The Seven Deadly Sins Stage Play New Key Visual

June 23, 2018 1:15am EDT / Crunchyroll
7,900 yen tickets go on sale at major ticket agencies from today


#990

Noriko Sasaki’s Channel wa Sono Mama! Manga Gets Live-Action TV Series

posted on 2018-06-24 12:30 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Series about rookie broadcast reporter airs in Hokkaido, streams on Netflix in March 2019


#991

Seven Deadly Sins Stage Play’s Cast Visuals Unveiled

posted on 2018-06-25 00:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Takeru Naya, Minami Umezawa, Shōtarō Arisawa, Kasumi Hasegawa, Naoki Saitou, more star in August play

Live-Action Kakugo wa Ii ka Soko no Joshi. Project’s Still Shows Misono Cornering Towa

posted on 2018-06-25 03:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda

Himomen Live-Action Series Casts Yui Okada as Nurse

posted on 2018-06-25 05:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Okada plays rookie nurse plotting to uncover Yuriko’s secret in July series

Tobaku Haōden Zero Live-Action Series to Cast Role by Auditioning 9 Johnny’s Jr. Members

posted on 2018-06-25 08:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Audition will be shown in separate 4-episode show in July

Cells at Work Manga Gets Stage Play

posted on 2018-06-25 11:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga’s TV anime adaptation premieres on July 7


#992

Shinya no Damekoi Zukan Manga About Carousing Women Gets Live-Action Series

posted on 2018-06-28 06:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Adaptation of Ira Ozaki manga premieres in October, stars Fumika Baba, Hinako Sano, Ikumi Hisamatsu

Live-Action Itoshi no Irene Film’s Trailer Teases ‘Wedding of Hell’

posted on 2018-06-28 20:59 EDT by Karen Ressler
Manga based on Hideki Arai’s manga opens on September 14


#993

Norn9 Games Get Stage Play in October

posted on 2018-06-29 06:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
PSP otome game debuted in 2013, inspired TV anime in 2016

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

posted on 2018-06-29 09:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Play runs in Tokyo, Fukuoka in September

Jim Carrey Joins Sonic the Hedgehog Film as Robotnik

posted on 2018-06-29 18:25 EDT by Karen Ressler
Carrey joins James Marsden, Tika Sumpter


#994

Live-Action Kūbo Ibuki Film’s Stills Show Main Cast in Costume

posted on 2018-07-02 00:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Patlabor’s Kazunori Itō, Riding Bean’s Yasuo Hasegawa pen script; Gundam UC’s Harutoshi Fukui plans story

Koi no Tsuki Live-Action Series Casts Eri Tokunaga as Protagonist

posted on 2018-07-02 02:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Series about 31-year-old woman who becomes interested in high school boy premieres in July


#995

Live-Action Kakugo wa Ii ka Soko no Joshi. Film’s Trailer Previews Naoto Inti Raymi’s Theme Song

posted on 2018-07-03 21:00 EDT by Karen Ressler


#996

Live-Action Jin-Roh Film Unveils Full Trailer

posted on 2018-07-04 00:37 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
S. Korean live-action version of anime film opens on July 25

Live-Action In This Corner of the World Show Has Original Part Set in Modern Day

posted on 2018-07-04 01:08 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Nana Eikura, Yūtarō Furutachi cast as couple who travel to present-day Kure

Descending Stories: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju Manga Gets Live-Action Series

posted on 2018-07-04 03:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Series starring Masaki Okada premieres on October 12

Perfect World Film’s Trailer Previews E-girls Theme Song

posted on 2018-07-04 04:08 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Live-action film starring Takanori Iwata, Hana Sugisaki opens on October 5

Junko Kawakami’s Chūgaku Hijiri Nikki Manga Gets Live-Action Show

posted on 2018-07-04 18:00 EDT by Karen Ressler
Manga follows romance between teen boy, 25-year-old teacher


#997

Watch First Four Minutes of Nijiiro Days Live-Action Film Featuring Fujifabric’s Insert Song

July 05, 2018 1:30am CDT
Ken Iizuka (Arakawa Under the Bridge)-directed film hits Japanese theaters tomorrow

TOKU to Launch New VOD Service WATCHTOKU to Feature Live Action Titles from Asia on July 6th

Jul 5th 2018

Cells at Work! Stage Play Reveals Cast, Staff, November Run

posted on 2018-07-05 11:20 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Masanari Wada, Kanon Nanaki join cast

Sunrise, Legendary Announce Live-Action Gundam Film

posted on 2018-07-05 16:53 EDT by Karen Ressler


#998

Sunrise Streams Live-Action Gundam Film’s Announcement Video

posted on 2018-07-06 08:10 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins

Live-Action Sachihiro One Room Series to Stream on AbemaTV Service

posted on 2018-07-06 09:00 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Drama about girl and her kidnapper cancelled on TV in Kanto region

Live-Action Kasane Film’s Trailer Previews Aimer Song

posted on 2018-07-06 09:30 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Film opens on September 7

Legend of the Galactic Heroes’ New Stage Play Reveals Main Visual

posted on 2018-07-06 10:20 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

Viz Media Licenses JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable Live-Action Film

posted on 2018-07-06 18:53 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda

Historical Manga “The Great War of Archimedes” Gets Live-Action Film

July 06, 2018 6:06pm CDT
Seinen manga by Norifusa Mita chronicles a mathematical genius’s attempts to save the Imperial Navy from disaster


#999

Tsuyopon’s Room in Rainbow Days Film Features Summer Wars, Evangelion, More

posted on 2018-07-09 15:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman


#1000

Live-Action Rainbow Days Film Opens at #3

posted on 2018-07-10 00:20 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda

Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story Game Gets Franchise’s 1st Stage Play

posted on 2018-07-10 10:30 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Keyakizaka46 members star in play debuting in Tokyo on August 24

Viz Media Acquires Live-Action Movie for Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure

Jul 10th 2018

Ano ko no, Toriko. Trailer Previews Theme Song by Nissy

posted on 2018-07-10 18:15 EDT by Karen Ressler
Film opens on October 5 in Japan

Mob Psycho 100 Sequel Stage Play Reveals Additional Cast

posted on 2018-07-10 21:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Play adds 3 new cast members alongside returning cast

Archimedes no Taisen Manga by Investor Z’s Mita Gets Live-Action Film

posted on 2018-07-10 22:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga about mathematician investigating warship construction launched in 2015


#1001

Meet Negima! Stage Play Student Cast Members in Their School Uniform

July 11, 2018 12:10am CDT
8,800-yen advance tickets are now available at major ticket agencies

Katekyo Hitman Reborn! Stage Play Reveals Visuals of Vongola Guardians

July 11, 2018 2:10am CDT
General sale of the advance tickets will begin on August 17