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#1063

School-Live! Prepares for Real-World Zombie Action with Poster and Release Date

September 21, 2018 12:10am CDT
This definitely isn’t Yuki’s view of school

Ace Attorney Game Franchise Gets New Stage Play in January

posted on 2018-09-21 05:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New play features Godot’s stage debut, with new character designed by Tatsurō Iwamoto

Live-Action Hibiki Opens at #6 at Japanese Box Office

posted on 2018-09-21 10:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Live-action Kasane film falls off top 10, Kamen Rider/Super Sentai double feature tops 1 billion yen

Kaho Miyasaki’s 1/100,000 Manga Gets Live-Action Film Adaptation

posted on 2018-09-21 11:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Spinoff manga of Miyasaka’s Akai Ito launched in 2015 after main manga ended

Kemono Friends 2 Stage Play Reveals Visual, Cast in Costume

posted on 2018-09-21 12:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Ayane Suzuki, Kotoko Sasaki star in November play set in Snowy Mountains Area


#1064

Netflix Lists Live-Action Jin-Roh Film for October 19

posted on 2018-09-23 01:29 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
S. Korean remake of anime film opened in July

Kono Manga ga Sugoi! Documentary Drama Reveals 5 More Cast Members

posted on 2018-09-23 14:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

‘Pet’ TV Anime Reveals Stage Play Adaptation

posted on 2018-09-23 23:55 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins


#1065

Live-Action Meiji Tokyo Renka Series, Film Adds 8 Cast Members

posted on 2018-09-24 14:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Series, film debut in 2019

Live-Action Gangoose Film’s Trailer Previews Theme Song

posted on 2018-09-24 17:01 EDT by Karen Ressler

Miki Aihara’s Hot Gimmick Manga Gets Live-Action Film in 2019

posted on 2018-09-24 17:01 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Nogizaka46 member Miona Hori stars as Hatsumi Narita in adaptation of shōjo manga

Live-Action RikeKoi Film Unveils Original Characters, February 1 Premiere Date

posted on 2018-09-24 19:01 EDT by Karen Ressler
Theme song artists unveiled for film based on Alifred Yamamoto’s manga


#1066

Hajimete Koi o Shita Hi ni Yomu Hanashi Manga Gets Live-Action Adaptation

posted on 2018-09-25 01:50 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Aki Mochida’s manga about underachieving adult meeting delinquent student launched in 2016

Shinya no Damekoi Zukan Live-Action Series Adds 5 Cast Members

posted on 2018-09-25 20:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Yako Koga, Yūki Ogoe, Yukipoyo, Ayaka Umeda, Shion Okamoto join cast of October series

CR’s Anime Crimes Division, Voice Actor-Led Critical Role Nominated for Streamys

posted on 2018-09-25 20:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge


#1067

Hollywood Live-Action Monster Hunter Film Casts Tony Jaa, Ron Perlman, T.I. Harris

posted on 2018-09-26 23:28 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Production starts next month in South Africa


#1068

French Live-Action City Hunter Film Previewed in Trailer

posted on 2018-09-27 00:47 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Film starring Philippe Lacheau opens in France on February 6

Yumi Wakatsuki (Nogizaka46) and Natsume Mito to Star in Tekkonkinkreet Stage Play

September 27, 2018 5:10am CDT
Fumiya Matsuzaki (Prince of Stride: The Live Stage) is attached to direct

Live-Action Kyō Kara Ore wa!! Reveals ‘Enemy’ Guest Cast

posted on 2018-09-27 09:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Live-action series adapts Hiroyuki Nishimori’s high school comedy manga

Archimedes no Taisen Live-Action Film Adds 8 Cast Members

posted on 2018-09-27 10:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Hiroshi Tachi, min Tanaka, Minami Hamabe, Tasuku Emoto, more join cast of summer 2019 film

GKIDS Licenses Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki Documentary

posted on 2018-09-27 11:42 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Special to screen in N. America this winter

New Yona of the Dawn Stage Play Reveals Cast in Costume

posted on 2018-09-27 19:55 EDT by Karen Ressler
Play runs in Tokyo in November


#1069

Chūgaku Sei Nikki Live-Action Series Posts Prequel ‘Spinoff Movie’

posted on 2018-09-28 02:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Award-winning director Kana Matsumoto helms 4-minute short about Akira, friends in middle school

Touken Ranbu Is 1st ‘2.5D Musical’ to Get 4DX Screenings

posted on 2018-09-28 18:15 EDT by Egan Loo
Musubi no Hibiki, Hajimari no Ne screenings start November 9

INTERVIEW: Actor Koji Yakusho says his is a solitary craft

September 28, 2018 at 12:00 JST / The Asahi Shimbun


#1070

Live-Action Saint Young Men Net Series Debuts on October 18

posted on 2018-09-29 02:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Show also gets 2-week theatrical run starting on October 12

100 Sleeping Princes and the Kingdom of Dreams Gets 2nd Stage Play Next Year

posted on 2018-09-29 11:00 EDT by Karen Ressler
1st play ran in Tokyo in July

Ano ko no, Toriko. Live-Action Film’s Clip Shows ‘Confession’ Scene

posted on 2018-09-29 13:00 EDT by Karen Ressler
Film opens on October 5 in Japan

Kurosawa’s ‘Ikiru’ gets new life as a musical

10:50 am, September 29, 2018 / The Japan News


#1071

Live-Action Nisekoi - False Love Film’s Trailer Previews Theme Song

posted on 2018-09-30 22:37 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Yabai T-shirt Ya-san performs theme song “Kawa E” for December 21 film


#1072

Live-Action Kyō Kara Ore wa!! Series Reveals More Guest Cast

posted on 2018-10-01 01:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Live-action series adapts Hiroyuki Nishimori’s high school comedy manga

Live-Action Garo Series Kaminokiba -JINGA-'s Ads, Guest Cast Revealed

posted on 2018-10-01 07:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Masako Umemiya, Riko Nagai, Riko Hasada, Kazuyuki Fujita, Takahiro Kuroishi, more join guest cast

Tenpai Gaiden Mahjong Manga Gets Live-Action Films

posted on 2018-10-01 15:30 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Saki’s Yūichi Onuma directs spinoff of long-running mahjong manga


#1073

Paranormal Activity 3 & 4 Directors Helm Live-Action Mega Man Film

posted on 2018-10-03 22:14 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
20th Century Fox, Chernin Entertainment develop project based on CAPCOM’s games


#1074

Ano Ko no, Toriko Film’s 2 New Clips Streamed

posted on 2018-10-04 08:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Film opens in Japan on Friday

Live-Action Hard-Core Film’s New Trailer, Retro Style Poster Unveiled

Oct 4, 2018


#1075

Capcom Reveals More Story Details About Hollywood Live-Action Monster Hunter Film

posted on 2018-10-05 09:23 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Mexican actor Diego Boneta joins cast

Uirabu. -Uiuishii Koi no Ohanashi- Live-Action Film Reveals 2 More Stills

posted on 2018-10-05 10:39 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Film opens in Japan on November 9

Katana Maidens: Toji no Miko Stage Play Reveals Main Visual

posted on 2018-10-05 11:30 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

Newcomer Yurina Hirate channels her inner talent

12:15 pm, October 05, 2018 / The Japan News

Sakura Ando plays against type in new drama ‘Manpuku’

10:35 am, October 05, 2018 / The Japan News

A dark samurai fantasy to be revived onstage

10:45 am, October 05, 2018 / The Japan News


#1076

Ace Attorney’s New Stage Play Reveals 13 Cast Members

posted on 2018-10-06 13:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Cast includes 5 original characters


#1077

Starmyu Musicals Get New Spinoff in January

posted on 2018-10-07 10:30 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Shuffle Revue to run in Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka

Tow Ubukata’s Jūni-nin no Shinitai Kodomo-tachi Novel Gets Live-Action Film in January

posted on 2018-10-07 12:30 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Takatoshi Kumakura’s manga adaptation ends in November


#1078

‘Ten Years Japan’ film omnibus imagines post-nuclear future

Oct. 9, 2018 06:00 am JST / Japan Today

Live-Action Kingdom Film Unveils Cast, Director, April 19 Opening

posted on 2018-10-09 00:25 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Gantz/Bleach’s Shinsuke Satō helms film starring Kento Yamazaki, Ryō Yoshizawa, Masami Nagasawa, Kanna Hashimoto

Collar x Malice Mystery Visual Novel Gets Stage Play About Kei Okazaki

posted on 2018-10-09 01:02 EDT by Karen Ressler
Play to run in Tokyo, Osaka next May

Live-Action Kingdom Film Reveals Trailer Videos, Visual

posted on 2018-10-09 01:07 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kento Yamazaki reprises lead role in April 19 film helmed by Gantz/Bleach’s Shinsuke Satō

Kazoku no Hanashi Live-Action Film’s Trailer Reveals Theme Song, November Release

posted on 2018-10-09 17:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Masaki Okada, Saburō Tokitō, Naomi Zaizen star in film based on Tekken’s “flip book manga” short

Magia Record Stage Play Coming to Blu-Ray and DVD

October 09, 2018 9:10pm CDT
Keyakizaka46-led production will include bonus discs and mini photo albums


#1079

Gundam 00 Stage Play Reveals Cast for Ribbons, Trinity Siblings

posted on 2018-10-10 02:32 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Tomoru Akazawa, Reiji Sakagaki, Masahide Funaki, Yui Itō join cast of February stage play

Funimation’s License for Live-Action Ichi Expires

posted on 2018-10-10 20:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda

New Live-Action LDK Film Casts Keita Machida as Sōju Kugayama

posted on 2018-10-10 23:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Machida plays Shūsei’s older brother in March 2019 film


#1080

Dororo Manga Gets Stage Play With Anime’s Lead Actor

posted on 2018-10-11 03:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Hiroki Suzuki plays Hyakkimaru in both stage play, January 2019 TV anime

Live-Action Saint Young Men Net Series’ Trailer Streamed

posted on 2018-10-11 06:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Show premieres online on October 18 after special 2-week screening starting on Friday


#1081

Karakuri Circus Manga Gets Stage Play in January

posted on 2018-10-12 04:30 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Stage play to run in Tokyo


#1082

Live-Action Gokko Film Previewed in 3 Ads

posted on 2018-10-13 08:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Film starring Junia Chihara, Nanaka Hirao opens on October 20