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Dynamic Chord Stage Play Runs in Tokyo in May

posted on 2019-01-12 00:12 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins

Black Bird Stage Play Reveals Main Cast, Visual

posted on 2019-01-12 00:49 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Play starring Fuyuna Asakura, Yū Matsumura runs in Tokyo in March


Kento Yamazaki to star in live-action ‘Kingdom’ film

January 13, 2019 at 08:00 JST / Translated by The Asahi Shimbun from the website of Anime Anime Japan Ltd.


Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki on Blu-ray & DVD Combo Pack April 30, 2019

Jan 14th 2019


Live-Action School-Live! Film Gets 4-Episode Net Prequel

posted on 2019-01-16 01:10 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Original story with different characters connects to January 25 film

Setsuyaku Rock Live-Action Series Adds Comedian Cookie as Original Character

posted on 2019-01-16 02:45 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Cookie plays God of Rock character in January 21 series

Award Winning Manga “The World of Machida-kun” Gets Live-Action Film Adaptation

January 16, 2019 8:09am CST
Yuya Ishii writes and directs movie based on Yuki Ando’s shojo manga about a kind-hearted high school boy


Yūya Ishii Directs The World of Machida-kun Live-Action Film

posted on 2019-01-17 04:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Live-action The Great Passage director works on June 7 film adaptation of Yuki Andō’s manga


Live-Action Tora-san Film’s Trailer Previews Theme Song

posted on 2019-01-18 00:30 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kis-My-Ft2 performs theme song “Kimi o Daisuki da” for February 15 film

Takane & Hana Manga Gets Live-Action Show

posted on 2019-01-18 10:00 EST by Alex Mateo
Mahiro Takasugi, Aisa Takeuchi star in drama premiering on March 18

Devil May Cry: The Live Hacker Reveals Cast Members in Costume

posted on 2019-01-18 13:15 EST by Karen Ressler
Play based on CAPCOM’s franchise to run in March

Live-Action The Fable Film’s Special Trailer Streamed

posted on 2019-01-18 16:15 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Manga-based film starring Junichi Okada opens on June 21

Live-Action Video Girl Ai Series Gets Sequel in April

posted on 2019-01-18 23:42 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Nogizaka 46 member Mizuki Yamashita plays Video Girl Mai

Psycho-Pass Franchise Gets Stage Play With Anime’s Staff

posted on 2019-01-18 23:58 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Play with original story, characters runs in Tokyo, Osaka in April-May


New Fate/Grand Order Stage Play Reveals 2nd Main Visual

posted on 2019-01-20 15:00 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins

Live-Action Kakegurui Series’ 2nd Season Reveals Visual, March Premiere

posted on 2019-01-20 23:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Live-action series also has film slated for May

In Hand Medical Manga Gets Live-Action TV Show

posted on 2019-01-20 23:30 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Medical suspense manga about genius doctor launched regular serialization last October


Live-Action School-Live! Film’s Video Features Behind-the-Scenes Footage, Interviews

posted on 2019-01-21 16:00 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Film opens in Japan on January 25

The World of Machida-kun Live-Action Film Announces Main Cast

posted on 2019-01-21 20:00 EST by Karen Ressler
Director overseas audition, casts newcomers Kanata Hosoda, Nagisa Sekimizu

Live-Action Touken Ranbu Film Opens at #5

posted on 2019-01-21 22:15 EST by Jennifer Sherman


Live-Action Kakegurui Series’ 2nd Season Reveals Theme Songs

posted on 2019-01-22 01:40 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
BIGMAMA returns for “mummy mummy” theme song, PassCode performs opening song “Ichi ka Bachi ka”

Natsuzora Live-Action Series About Early Anime Industry Taps Mr. Osomatsu Composer Yukari Hashimoto

posted on 2019-01-22 20:00 EST by Karen Ressler
Chihayafuru’s Suzu Hirose stars in upcoming drama


New Galaxy Express 999 Stage Play Unveils New Visual

posted on 2019-01-23 01:32 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda

Psycho-Pass Stage Play Reveals Title, Visual, Additional Cast

posted on 2019-01-23 11:31 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Play runs in Tokyo in April, in Osaka in May

What Did You Eat Yesterday? Manga Gets Live-Action TV Series

posted on 2019-01-23 14:30 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Series premieres in April

Live-Action ‘4-Gatsu no Kimi, Spica.’ Film Adds 2 Cast Members

posted on 2019-01-23 20:00 EST by Karen Ressler
Miki Sakai, Ryōhei Ōtani join cast of film opening in spring

Archimedes no Taisen Live-Action Film’s Teaser Reveals July Opening

posted on 2019-01-23 21:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New teaser visual also unveiled for film about battleship Yamato’s construction


New Live-Action LDK Film’s Trailer Previews Theme Song

posted on 2019-01-24 02:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Mone Kamishiraishi, Takahito Uchisawa perform theme song for March 21 film


Takane & Hana Live-Action Series Casts Asahi Itō as Luciano

posted on 2019-01-25 02:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Series premieres on March 18

Bloom Into You Yuri Manga Gets Stage Play in May

posted on 2019-01-25 12:00 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Anime of Nio Nakatani’s manga debuted in October

French Live-Action City Hunter Film Nicky Larson Previewed in TV Spots

posted on 2019-01-25 14:00 EST by Karen Ressler
Film starring Philippe Lacheau opens in France on February 6


Detective Pikachu Isn’t Out Yet But a Sequel is Already in the Works

January 26, 2019 8:05am CST
Legendary shows some serious confidence in its upcoming movie

Hollywood Reporter: Legendary Greenlights Pokémon: Detective Pikachu Sequel Film

posted on 2019-01-27 04:00 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Sonic the Hedgehog’s Oren Uziel tapped to pen sequel


Back Street Girls Manga Also Gets Live-Action TV Series in February

posted on 2019-01-27 00:39 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Live-action film opens in Japan on February 8


‘Kakure Bitch’ Yattemashita. Essay Manga Gets Live-Action Film Next Winter

posted on 2019-01-29 00:37 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Yui Sakuma, Nijirō Murakami, Suzuka Ohgo, Mirai Moriyama star


Live-Action Chimamire Sukeban Chainsaw Red Films’ Teaser Posted

posted on 2019-01-30 00:50 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Nana Asakawa, Ano star in 2 films opening on February 22 with 4DX screenings

Rie Aruga’s Perfect World Romance Manga Gets Live-Action TV Series

posted on 2019-01-30 02:20 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Tori Matsuzaka, Mizuki Yamamoto star in show premiering in April

New Hakuōki Musical Unveils Cast in Costume

posted on 2019-01-30 12:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New musical runs in Tokyo, Kyoto in April

Takane & Hana Live-Action Series Unveils New Cast, Visual

posted on 2019-01-30 13:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Junki Tozuka, Kenshin Endō, Rea Nagami, Yū Miyazaki join cast of March 18 series


Live-Action Kingdom Film’s Trailer Reveals ONE OK ROCK Theme Song

posted on 2019-01-31 15:36 EST by Karen Ressler
Kento Yamazaki reprises lead role in April 19 film helmed by Gantz/Bleach’s Shinsuke Satō

“Perfect World” Romance Manga Gets Live-Action TV Drama in April

January 31, 2019 4:04pm CST
Rie Aruga’s story about dealing with life, love, and disability was previously adapted into a film in 2018

Live-Action ‘4-Gatsu no Kimi, Spica.’ Film Opens April 5

posted on 2019-01-31 18:00 EST by Karen Ressler


Live-Action Kūbo Ibuki Film’s Trailer Reveals May Opening

posted on 2019-02-01 00:32 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Osamu Eya, Kaiji Kawaguchi’s manga about JSDF aircraft carrier inspires film

Phantom Thief Jeanne Creator Draws Yuki no Hana Live-Action Film Visual

posted on 2019-02-01 14:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

VFX-Japan Awards Nominates Live-action Inuyashiki, Destiny: Kamakura Monogatari Films

posted on 2019-02-01 15:30 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda


W’z Stage Play Reveals More Cast, Character Visual for Yukiya

posted on 2019-02-03 08:00 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Play based on GoHands, Frontier Works’ TV anime runs in Tokyo in April


Dynamic Chord Stage Play Cast Announced

posted on 2019-02-04 14:15 EST by Karen Ressler
Different showings to focus on different groups

DOLL, The Embalmer Manga Creator Draws The Favorite Film Art

posted on 2019-02-04 16:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

Voice Actor Hiro Shimono Starring in Sci-Fi Film Chronos Jaunter Hits Theaters April 19

February 04, 2019 9:10pm CST
The voice of Connie Springer (Attack on Titan), Syo Kurusu (Uta no Prince-sama)