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#1143

Live-Action Okazu-kun Show’s Video Previews Opening Song

posted on 2018-12-20 00:35 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
DEVIL NO ID performs theme song “TGIF” for January 15 series


#1144

Toei Tokusatsu Fan Club App’s Original Live-Action Monster Show ‘Series Kaijū-ku Galace’ Reveals Poster, Cast

posted on 2018-12-21 04:15 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Show premieres on Toei Tokusatsu Fan Club app service on February 2

My Hero Academia Stage Play’s Cast, Visual, Debut Dates Revealed

posted on 2018-12-21 18:31 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Play runs on April 12-21 in Tokyo, April 26-29 in Osaka

Moriarty the Patriot Manga Inspires Stage Musical in May

posted on 2018-12-21 23:26 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Musical runs in Tokyo, Osaka

Naruto: Song of the Akatsuki Musical Gets New Run in Fall 2019

posted on 2018-12-21 23:59 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Returning cast members include Kōdai Matsuoka, Ryūji Satō, Shinji Rachi


#1145

Reborn! Manga Gets New Stage Play in June 2019

posted on 2018-12-22 00:08 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Neeko, Ryōhei Takenaka return in new play

My Hero Academia Stage Play Previewed in Video

posted on 2018-12-22 03:59 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Play runs in Tokyo, Osaka in April 2019

Fans Pick the Best Live-Action Film Adaptations of 2018

posted on 2018-12-22 15:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

Classic films, TV programs seen in new light with digital touch-ups

11:00 am, December 22, 2018


#1146

Live-Action Video Girl Ai Series Gets Spinoff Special on January 18

posted on 2018-12-23 00:38 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Cast, staff return for half-hour special

Takeru Satoh Reprises Role from Kamen Rider Den-O in Kamen Rider Heisei Generations FOREVER Film

posted on 2018-12-23 02:39 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Film opened in Japan on Saturday

Tsukiuta Franchise Gets 8th Stage Play in March

posted on 2018-12-23 14:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Six Gravity, Procellarum units star in play based on “Tsukino Empire” alternate universe story


#1147

Moriarty The Patriot Manga Gets Musical Adaptation in May 2019

December 24, 2018 2:10am EST
The re-imagined Sherlock Holmes story has printed one million copies in Japan

2nd 100 Sleeping Princes and the Kingdom of Dreams Stage Play Reveals Main Visual

posted on 2018-12-24 06:00 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins

Live-Action Tonde Saitama Film Casts JAGUR as Emperor Chiba

posted on 2018-12-24 10:05 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Film opens in Japan on February 22

Hollywood Monster Hunter Film Finishes Shooting

posted on 2018-12-24 13:59 EST by Karen Ressler

Miyoko Asada Returns to Tsuri Baka Nisshi for New Role in New Year’s Special

posted on 2018-12-24 14:59 EST by Karen Ressler
Actress previously played Michiko, will now play Michiko’s mom

Setsuyaku Rock Live-Action Series Adds 3 More Cast Members

posted on 2018-12-24 18:00 EST by Karen Ressler
Mina Fujii, Ayaka Wilson, Takashi Ukaji join cast

Fruits Delivery Service Live-Action TV Series Reveals 12 Cast Members

posted on 2018-12-24 22:00 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Eri Tokunaga, Rio Yamashita, Rie Kitahara, Rina Uchiyama, Riko Narumi, more join cast


#1149

Super Sentai Gets 4-Episode Crossover Special in February

posted on 2018-12-25 10:00 EST by Karen Ressler
Special combines at least 5 characters from previous series

Screenwriter Eric Heisserer Discusses Live-Action Your Name Adaptation in Interview

posted on 2018-12-25 12:00 EST by Karen Ressler
Writer says Japanese team asked staff to make a Westernized version


#1150

2019 Super Sentai TV Series Revealed as Kishiryū Sentai Ryūsoulger

posted on 2018-12-26 13:00 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Franchise’s 43rd live-action show is 4th dinosaur-themed series

Ichigeki Historical Drama Manga Gets Film

posted on 2018-12-26 21:00 EST by Karen Ressler
Manga adapting Yoshio Nagai’s novel debuted in 2016

Meet Dante and Gideon in Devil May Cry Stage Play Key Visual

December 26, 2018 11:10pm EST / Crunchyroll
The action game series has sold over 17 million units all over the world


#1151

Live-Action Chiwawa-chan Film’s Video Previews Bar Scene

posted on 2018-12-27 09:36 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Film focusing on friends after friend’s death opens on January 18


#1152

TsukiPro’s Live-Action SOARA Film Reveals Main Cast

posted on 2018-12-28 11:30 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Ryusei, Mashū Ishiwatari, Chihiro Yoshida, Shinichirō Ueda, Chiharu Sawashiro join cast

Hayao Miyazaki’s Saihin Zensen Manga Gets Stage Play

posted on 2018-12-28 16:00 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Play about late Pacific War seamen runs in 6 theaters in Japan from August to October

Kamigami no Asobi Franchise Gets 2nd Stage Play in April

posted on 2018-12-28 20:00 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Play stars Wataru Yoza, Ryō Tsuji as Norse mythological characters


#1153

The Royal Tutor’s 2nd Musical Reveals Visual, More Cast

posted on 2018-12-29 03:04 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Shōhei Hashimoto, Shōgo Sakamoto reprise anime roles as Ivan, Eugene for April musical


#1154

Devil May Cry: The Live Hacker Stage Play Reveals Visual, More Cast

posted on 2018-12-30 15:00 EST by Karen Ressler
Play based on CAPCOM’s franchise to run in March

Collar X Malice Stage Play Adds 3 More Cast Members

posted on 2018-12-30 17:00 EST by Karen Ressler
Shūto Washio, Tatsumaru Tachibana, Gaku Matsuda join cast


#1155

Omaera Zenin Medokusai! Live-Action Film Reveals February Opening

posted on 2018-12-31 03:15 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Stills also shown for film starring Kensho Ono in 1st live-action lead role

New Hakuōki Musical Unveils Visual, Cast

posted on 2018-12-31 11:15 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New musical runs in Tokyo, Kyoto in April


#1156

Sazae-san Anime Marks 50th Anniversary With Sequel Stage Play Set 10 Years Later

posted on 2019-01-01 11:30 EST by Egan Loo
Norika Fujiwara, Ryūji Harada, Keiko Takahashi, Ken Matsudaira star

TsukiPro Franchise’s 1st Growth Unit ALIVE Stage Play Reveals Cast

posted on 2019-01-01 16:30 EST by Jennifer Sherman
1st play about male idol unit runs in Tokyo in May

KING OF PRISM Takes the Stage in Japan This October

January 01, 2019 4:05pm CST
Announcement was made during this year’s STAGE FES


#1157

Giant Monsters Rampage in Series Kaiju-ku GYARAS Trailer

January 02, 2019 7:57am CST
Main cast, new visuals, and broadcast schedule revealed for upcoming live-action tokusatsu drama


#1158

Saiyuki Manga Gets 2 New Stage Musicals

posted on 2019-01-03 03:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kaori Miura returns to direct, write new musicals running in June 2019, spring 2020

Live-Action School-Live Film Reveals 4 More Stills with Actor Daichi Kaneko

posted on 2019-01-03 06:00 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Actor plays upperclassman character in film opening in Japan on January 25

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Producer Promises Tokusatsu Version in Potential Sequel

posted on 2019-01-03 14:15 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

Video Girl Ai Artist Draws Live-Action Video Girl Ai Star as…Video Girl Ai

posted on 2019-01-03 15:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

Fastest Finger First Quiz Show Manga Gets 2nd Stage Play

posted on 2019-01-03 21:00 EST by Karen Ressler
New play to run in Tokyo this May

Shо̄hei Hino to Guest Star in Tsuri Baka Nisshi’s Live-Action New Year’s Special

posted on 2019-01-03 23:00 EST by Alex Mateo
Hino to play Hama-chan’s father


#1159

Yūbe wa Otanoshimi Deshita Live-Action Show Reveals Trailer, More Cast

posted on 2019-01-04 02:15 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Rie Kugimiya, Hiroki Yasumoto join cast as protagonists’ in-game characters

A3! Gets 2 New Stage Plays in Spring, Summer

posted on 2019-01-04 02:45 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
1st new stage play runs from April-June, 2nd stage play runs from August-September

Ashita no Joe Meets Macbeth in Upcoming NYC Stage Play

posted on 2019-01-04 14:15 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

Live-Action ‘4-Gatsu no Kimi, Spica.’ Film Reveals Stills, Theme Song Artist

posted on 2019-01-04 15:00 EST by Alex Mateo
FANTASTICS from EXILE TRIBE to perform theme song

Tokusatsu Gagaga Live-Action Show Streams Trailer

posted on 2019-01-04 18:00 EST by Alex Mateo
Series about Tokusatsu-loving woman premieres on January 18


#1160

Indie Zombie Flick One Cut of the Dead Gets Bootlegged to Amazon Prime

January 05, 2019 4:10pm CST
Award-winning film faces complications with potential overseas release

Live-Action Film Love Poem Gets Catified Poster by Anime Meow Meow Japanese History

posted on 2019-01-05 17:45 EST by Victor Chaves
“It’s Meow or Never.”


#1161

The Undead Rise Up in “SCHOOL-LIVE!” Live-Action Film Trailer

January 09, 2019 10:08am CST
Movie based on moe / zombie survival horror manga hits Japanese theaters on January 25, 2019


#1163

Miyamoto kara Kimi e Manga Gets Live-Action Film in Fall

posted on 2019-01-10 01:30 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Sōsuke Ikematsu, Yuu Aoi reprise roles in new film

K: Return of Kings Stage Play Adds Sion Yoshitaka to Cast

posted on 2019-01-10 11:30 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Cast also revealed in costume for March stage play

New Galaxy Express 999 Stage Play Unveils 4 Cast Members in Costume

posted on 2019-01-10 12:15 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Love Live! Sunshine!!'s Anju Inami double-cast as Maetel in April-May play

Voice Actors Yoshimasa Hosoya, KENN Head to Hawaii for Travel Program

posted on 2019-01-10 20:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge


#1164

Boys Over Flowers Manga Gets Musical by Takarazuka Revue’s Flower Troupe

posted on 2019-01-11 05:32 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Musical to run in Tokyo in June, July starring Rei Yuzuka

Japanese version of 24 in production, set to air in 2020

January 11, 2019 / SoraNews24
The following article takes place between 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Events occur in real time.

Aoi jumps into ‘Romeo & Juliette’: Up-and-coming actress taking on her first musical role

12:15 pm, January 11, 2019 / The Japan News