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‘Otō-san, Chibi ga Inakunarimashita’ Live-Action Film’s Trailer Reveals May Opening

posted on 2019-02-05 01:32 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Tatsuya Fuji, Chieko Baisho, Mikako Ichikawa star in film

Kensho Ono Loved by Four Female Students in Omaera Zenin Mendokusai! Live-Action Film Trailer

February 05, 2019 9:30pm CST
Tadaaki Hourai (Kodoku no Gourmet)-directed school comedy hits theaters February 23


HoneyWorks’ ‘Confess Your Love Committee’ Series Gets Stage Play in March

posted on 2019-02-06 15:15 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Project featuring HoneyWorks music previously inspired 2 anime films, 6-episode TV anime special

Live-Action Kakegurui Film Announces 4 Original Characters

posted on 2019-02-06 22:15 EST by Karen Ressler
Marika Itō, Hio Miyazawa, Haruka Fukuhara, Akira Onodera join cast

New Touken Ranbu Stage Play Reveals Teaser Visual and PV for Summer 2019 Opening

February 06, 2019 10:30pm CST
Kenichi Suemitsu (Welcome to the Ballroom) returns as writer/director


Live Action In Hand Series Casts Gaku Hamada, Nanao

posted on 2019-02-07 02:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Series about about genius doctor premieres in April

Omaera Zenin Mendokusai! Live-Action Film’s Trailer Previews Theme Song

posted on 2019-02-07 02:30 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Film opens on February 23

Iyasaretai Otoko Manga Gets Live-Action Series in April

posted on 2019-02-07 03:30 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kôsuke Suzuki stars in show about office worker who de-stresses by people watching

Shin’ichi Sakamoto’s Innocent Manga Gets Stage Musical in November

posted on 2019-02-07 07:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga about historical figure Charles-Henri Sanson launched in 2013

Live-Action Hot Gimmick Film Reveals Still of Nogizaka46’s Miona Hori as Hatsumi Narita

posted on 2019-02-07 17:01 EST by Karen Ressler

Live-Action Meiji Tokyo Renka Series, Film Reveal Visuals, April Premiere

posted on 2019-02-07 20:15 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Series starring Rikki Ihara follows high school girl sent back to Meiji period


Hollywood Monster Hunter Film Opens on September 4, 2020

posted on 2019-02-08 01:15 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda

3rd Bungo Stray Dogs Stage Play Reveals Cast

posted on 2019-02-08 02:45 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Play runs in June-July with 6 returning cast members

Zenaku no Kuzu Live-Action Film Starring Hirofumi Arai Cancelled

posted on 2019-02-08 06:34 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Arai was arrested on February 1 on allegations of sexual assault involving rape

Live-Action ‘4-Gatsu no Kimi, Spica.’ Film Reveals Trailer, Visual

posted on 2019-02-08 10:01 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Film opens on April 5


Live-Action Chimamire Sukeban Chainsaw Red Films Unveil New Visual

posted on 2019-02-09 14:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Note: Visual may be not safe for work.


Lupinranger vs Patranger vs Kyuranger Film’s Trailer, Poster Visual Revealed

posted on 2019-02-10 01:10 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Crossover film between 41st, 42nd Super Sentai series premieres on May 3


Moriarty the Patriot Musical’s 9 Cast Visuals Unveiled

posted on 2019-02-11 04:15 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Musical runs in Tokyo, Osaka in May

Little Miss P Manga Inspires Live-Action Film

posted on 2019-02-11 20:00 EST by Karen Ressler
Manga about anthropomorphized period is licensed by Yen Press


The Cornered Mouse Dreams of Cheese Boys-Love Manga Gets Film in 2020

posted on 2019-02-12 01:02 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Tadayoshi Okura, Ryō Narita star as salaryman, private detective in relationship


Yumeko and Yumemi Show Their Idol Performance in TV Drama Kakegurui 2nd Season New Trailer

February 13, 2019 10:10pm CST
Yumemi actress Sayuri Matsumura says, “Our song and dance were perfectly matched.”


500 Days of Summer’s Marc Webb Directs Hollywood Remake of Makoto Shinkai’s your name.

posted on 2019-02-14 20:56 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Deadline: Remake centers on Native American woman, young man from Chicago


Live-Action Radiation House Series Casts Masataka Kubota, Tsubasa Honda

posted on 2019-02-15 00:27 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga centers on medical professionals in radiology department of hospital

Live-Action Kakegurui Series’ 2nd Season Trailer Posted

posted on 2019-02-15 03:30 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
2nd season premieres on March 31

Pokémon: Detective Pikachu Film Reveals New Footage

posted on 2019-02-15 13:15 EST by Karen Ressler
Live-action film opens on May 10 in the U.S.

10 Things You Missed In The New Detective Pikachu Clip

February 15, 2019 1:04pm CST
The mystery continues as we uncover more hidden stuff

The Fable Live-Action Film Reveals More Cast

posted on 2019-02-15 19:15 EST by Karen Ressler
Ryō Kimura, Kai Inowaki, more join cast


French Live-Action City Hunter Film Nicky Larson Opens at #3

posted on 2019-02-16 02:00 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Film opened in France on February 6, earned €3.1 million in 1st 5 days

Furin Shokudō Manga’s Live-Action Series Listed with 2nd Season

posted on 2019-02-16 04:00 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
1st live-action net series premiered last March


Live-Action Chimamire Sukeban Chainsaw Red Films’ 2 Trailers Posted

posted on 2019-02-17 23:34 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Nana Asakawa, Ano star in 2 films opening on February 22 with 4DX screenings


Live-Action Saint Young Men Series Listed With 2nd, 3rd Seasons

posted on 2019-02-19 19:10 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
1st series about Buddha, Jesus sharing low-rent apartment in Tokyo premiered in October


HiGH&LOW, Crows/Worst Franchises Inspire Crossover Film

posted on 2019-02-20 03:07 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Film about school delinquent gangs opens on October 4

Zone-00 Supernatural Manga Gets Stage Musical in July

posted on 2019-02-20 10:34 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Kiyo Qjo’s series is set in world where drug causes demons to become violent

Netflix U.S. to Stream Live-Action River’s Edge Film

posted on 2019-02-20 13:01 EST by Karen Ressler
Adaptation of Kyoko Okazaki’s manga streams on March 1

REBORN! Stage Revival Pulls Back the Curtain on Leads in Costume

February 20, 2019 5:05pm CST
Check out Tsuna and his tiny tutor IRL

Kaguya-sama: Love is War Manga Gets Live-Action Film in September

posted on 2019-02-20 22:15 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
King & Prince’s Shō Hirano plays Miyuki Shirogane, Kanna Hashimoto plays Kaguya Shinomiya


Voice Actresses Star in Live-Action Yuri Anthology Film

posted on 2019-02-21 16:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge


Live-Action Kakegurui Film’s Trailer Reveals May 3 Debut

posted on 2019-02-22 05:44 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
2nd live-action TV series premieres on March 31

Collar X Malice Stage Play Reveals Key, Character Visuals

posted on 2019-02-22 17:30 EST by Jennifer Sherman


Ryan Reynolds Jokes He Abandoned His Family to Immerse in Detective Pikachu Role

posted on 2019-02-25 15:45 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

Live-Action Tonde Saitama Ranks #1 in Japan Box Office

posted on 2019-02-25 21:10 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda


Live-Action I’‘s Series’ 2nd Half Premieres on March 8

posted on 2019-02-26 11:10 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Series’ 1st half premiered in December

Pokémon: Detective Pikachu Film’s 2nd Trailer Streamed

posted on 2019-02-26 12:19 EST by Karen Ressler
Mewtwo, Snorlax, Flareon, more Pokémon appear in trailer

10 Things You Missed In The New Detective Pikachu Trailer!

February 26, 2019 2:30pm CST
Gotta find 'em all!

Takashi Miike Reveals New Girl-Centric Tokusatsu Series PhantoMirage

February 26, 2019 5:06pm CST
Latest Girls x Warriors series will star phantom thieves

FAMILY GEKIJO U.S. Featured Programs – March 2019

Feb 26th 2019
FAMILY GEKIJO U.S. is a Japanese-language channel presenting classic masterpieces from Japan around the clock. Don’t miss our exciting lineup for March 2019!


Live-Action Radiation House Series Casts Alice Hirose

posted on 2019-02-28 04:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Series premieres in April

Live-Action Meiji Tokyo Renka Series’ Trailer Previews KENN Theme Song

posted on 2019-02-28 13:00 EST by Jennifer Sherman
TV series starring Rikki Ihara premieres on April 9

Live-Action Video Girl Ai Series Casts Riku Hagiwara

posted on 2019-02-28 20:00 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Sequel series premieres on April 12