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Haruka: Beyond the Stream of Time 6 Game Gets Stage Play in June

posted on 2019-03-01 13:44 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Hideyuki Nishimori returns to direct play for run in Tokyo, Osaka


French Live-Action City Hunter Film Nicky Larson Sells 1 Million Tickets in 2 Weeks

posted on 2019-03-03 02:00 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Film opened in France on February 6, has earned €8.8 million


Blood Blockade Battlefront Manga Listed With Stage Play Adaptation

posted on 2019-03-04 03:09 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga inspired 2 TV anime in 2015, 2017

Ad Agency Briefly Reveals Sonic the Hedgehog Film’s Character Design

posted on 2019-03-04 20:05 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Film opens in the U.S. on November 8

Japan Box Office: Live-Action Tonde Saitama Shows Stronger Momentum in Its 2nd Week

March 04, 2019 10:10pm CST


Live-Action Ms. Koizumi Loves Ramen Noodles Show Returns in Special

posted on 2019-03-05 01:02 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Akari Hayami, Karen Miyama, Mirei Tanaka return on April 5

W’z Stage Play Reveals More Cast, Key Visual

posted on 2019-03-05 14:00 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Reiki Nakajima joins April play’s cast as Midori


Live-Action Radiation House Series Reveals 7 More Cast Members

posted on 2019-03-06 12:35 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kenichi Endo, Sayaka Yamaguchi, Kazuyuki Asano, Emi Wakui, more join cast

Sonic the Hedgehog Creator ‘Shocked’ by Leaked Movie Designs

posted on 2019-03-06 14:15 EST by Lynzee Loveridge

Deadline: Brian K. Vaughan to Write Live-Action Gundam Film

posted on 2019-03-06 15:49 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Comic book author also serves as executive producer for Sunrise, Legendary’s film


Live-Action Korosanai Kare to Shinanai Kanojo Film Reveals 6 More Cast Members

posted on 2019-03-07 07:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Yuri Tsunematsu, Mayu Hotta, Daichi Kaneko, Yumena Yanai, Yūtarō, Masaki Nakao join cast

Live-Action Meiji Tokyo Renka Series, Film Cast Anime’s Voice Actors in New Roles

posted on 2019-03-07 15:03 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Daisuke Namikawa, Nobuhiko Okamoto, Toshiyuki Morikawa join cast

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Anime’s Theatrical Version Gets U.S. Premiere on March 31

posted on 2019-03-07 15:24 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Aniplex of America to host screening event in Los Angeles


The Ancient Magus’ Bride Manga Gets Stage Play, Animated Promo Video

posted on 2019-03-08 17:01 EST by Jennifer Sherman


Natsuzora Live-Action Series About Early Anime Industry Taps Ghibli, Toei Veterans for Historical Accuracy

posted on 2019-03-10 16:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
NHK is also collecting short animation samples from viewers to display each episode.


Cheer Boys!! Live-Action Film’s Trailer Previews Mao Abe’s Theme Song

posted on 2019-03-11 04:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Ryūsei Yokohama, Masaki Nakao star in May 10 film

Hana ni Kedamono Live-Action Show Gets Sequel

posted on 2019-03-11 12:00 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Shō Aoyagi, Mariko Shinoda, Yū Inaba join cast of March series

My Hero Academia Play Announces China Tour, Last-Day Simulcast

March 11, 2019 1:06pm CDT
“Ultra” Stage show to be performed in Shanghai this summer

Japan Box Office: Tonde Saitama Has Sold Impressive 1.18 Million Tickets in 3 Weeks

March 11, 2019 8:15pm CDT


Live-Action Patalliro! Film Reveals June 28 Opening After Delay

posted on 2019-03-12 00:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Classic shōjo comedy delayed from planned fall 2018 opening

Legend of the Galactic Heroes to Televise Stage Show Encore

March 12, 2019 3:08pm CDT
Second chapter based on Die Neue These premieres in May


Live-Action Kingdom Film’s Subtitled Promo Teases N. American Release

posted on 2019-03-13 03:35 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Video for April 19 film debuted at Austin’s SXSW as Kento Yamazaki visits U.S.


Live-Action Video Girl Sequel Series Casts Rena Takeda

posted on 2019-03-14 00:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Shigeyuki Totsugi also returns for second series in April

DAKAICHI Manga’s In-Story 'Kōyōki" Play Inspires Real Stage Play in June

posted on 2019-03-14 19:20 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Original manga inspired TV anime last October


Garo: Gekkō no Tabibito Live-Action Film Reveals Cast, Fall Premiere

posted on 2019-03-15 12:15 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Returning cast includes Natsumi Ishibashi, Atom Mizuishi, Yukijirō Hotaru

Live-Action Hot Gimmick Film Casts Hiyori Sakurada, Kaisei Kamimura, Riho Yoshioka

posted on 2019-03-15 18:00 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Film opens in Japan on June 28


New Live-Action LDK Film’s 3 Character Trailers Streamed

posted on 2019-03-16 01:31 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Film opens in Japan on March 21


ZOMBIE LAND SAGA Announces Live Saga Event, Re-Broadcast

March 17, 2019 8:05pm CDT
Further activities follow smashing success of TV anime


Detective Pikachu Visual Effects Staff Tested Danny Devito as Voice Reference

posted on 2019-03-19 15:45 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge


Futari H/Manga Sutra Gets 2 New Live-Action Films in April, May

posted on 2019-03-20 00:35 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Gravure idol Hikaru Aoyama, Michinari Sasaki star in both films

Blackfox Anime Gets Live-Action Tokusatsu Drama Spinoff

posted on 2019-03-20 01:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kamen Rider/Super Sentai director Koichi Sakamoto directs period drama

City Hunter Creator Tsukasa Hojo Makes His 1st Live-Action Film as Chief Director

posted on 2019-03-20 01:47 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Silent Manga Audition produces Angel Sign film

Live-Action Hot Gimmick Film Reveals Teaser Video, Poster Visual

posted on 2019-03-20 19:00 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
June 28 film’s subtitle revealed as “Girl Meets Boy”

Pokémon: Detective Pikachu Film’s Japanese Dub Casts Ryōma Takeuchi, Marie Iitoyo

posted on 2019-03-20 23:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Film opens in U.S., Japan on May 10


Live-Action Ms. Koizumi Loves Ramen Noodles Special Casts Yuria Kizaki

posted on 2019-03-21 04:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kizaki plays transfer student Noa Ogawa in April 5 special

Okazu-kun Manga Gets Live-Action Film This Summer

posted on 2019-03-21 05:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Main cast from live-action series reprise roles with Rina Aizawa, Yoji Tanaka joining cast

MBS Anime Festival Holds Send-Off to Heisei Era With Live Performances

posted on 2019-03-21 20:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy

Hiro Shimono Time Travels in “Chronos Jaunter” Live-Action Film Trailer

March 21, 2019 8:07pm CDT
Movie based on science fiction novels by Shinji Kajio gets a limited theatrical release in Japan in April


Live-Action Kūbo Ibuki Film’s New Trailer, Visual Unveiled

posted on 2019-03-22 03:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Film based on Osamu Eya, Kaiji Kawaguchi’s manga opens on May 24

Everything You Missed In The New Detective Pikachu Trailer

March 22, 2019 1:30pm CDT
The amount of references in this film is seemingly endless

Pokémon: Detective Pikachu Film’s ‘No Clue’ Promo Video Streamed

posted on 2019-03-22 20:00 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Film opens in U.S., Japan on May 10


Final Fantasy XIV Dad of Light Story Gets Live-Action Film Remake With New Cast

posted on 2019-03-24 00:40 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Story about father, son who play Final Fantasy XIV together previously inspired live-action miniseries