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What do Japanese fans think of Lee Isaac Chung directing the Hollywood remake of Your Name?

The highly acclaimed director is taking on the reins of the highly anticipated adaptation–but will he satisfy Japanese fans?


Super Sentai Stars Roll the Dice on Kaiji Stage Show

September 30, 2020 12:21pm CDT
Taiki Yamazaki will star in the new production in December 2020


PriPara’s Male Idol Unit WITH Get Stage Play

posted on 2020-09-30 15:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Play runs from December 10-12 at Zepp DiverCity in Tokyo


Watch 15-minute Digest Movie of ZOMBIE LAND SAGA Stage Play with English Subtitles

September 30, 2020 8:10pm CDT
TV anime second season “ZOMBIE LAND SAGA REVENGE” has been in the works

Live-Action Tonkatsu DJ Agetarō Film’s Clip Shows Agetarō Dancing to C+C Music Factory’s ‘Gonna Make You Sweat’

posted on 2020-10-01 21:10 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Film opens on October 30


Watch First 5 Minutes of “We are RAISE A SUILEN -BanG Dream! The Stage-”

October 01, 2020 10:10pm CDT
CM and preview for their new song “Sacred world” (Assault Lily Bouquet OP) are also streamed


16-Year-Old Hikaru Imamaki to Star in The New Prince of Tennis Musical This Winter

October 01, 2020 11:10pm CDT
“I’m very honored to be playing the lead role in a new stage of the series that has been loved by so many people.”

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The song cuts out right when it starts getting good…

I’ll be back in about 5 minutes…

Live-Action Liar x Liar Film’s Teaser Unveils Spring 2021 Opening

posted on 2020-10-02 02:03 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Yūta Koseki, Mayu Hotta join cast of film based on Renjuro Kindaichi’s romantic comedy manga


Beautiful Dreamer Live-action Film Trailer is Littered with Homages to 1984 Anime Film

October 02, 2020 10:10pm CDT
Katsuyiki Motohiro (Psycho-Pass)-directed film will open in Japan on November 6

Live-Action Monster Hunter Film’s Teaser Now Lists December Release After COVID-19 Delay

posted on 2020-10-03 21:56 EDT by Egan Loo
Film originally delayed from September 2020 to April 2021; Black Diablos previewed

Live-Action Way of the Househusband Series Casts Comedian Cookie!

posted on 2020-10-05 08:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Cookie! narrates show, but also plays unrevealed in-story character

Healin’ Good Pretty Cure Stage Event to be Live-streamed on YouTube on November 3

October 06, 2020 12:10am CDT
Three theme song singers will perform on the stage along with the PreCure girls


Go Nagai Teams up with Cutie Honey Stars for Magical Stage Event

October 06, 2020 9:56am CDT
Cutie Honey FES will unite actors and directors from across nearly five decades


13 Cast Members Join Bushiroad’s Magic Yakuza Project ROAD59

October 06, 2020 11:27am CDT
The project’s first stage play is scheduled for December 2020


Resident Evil Origin Story Reboot Film Casts Kaya Scodelario, Hannah John-Kamen

posted on 2020-10-06 14:36 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Robbie Amell, Tom Hopper, Avan Jogia, Neal McDonough also join cast

Live-Action Barbara Film’s Trailer Highlights Dark Relationship

posted on 2020-10-08 00:32 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Film opens in Japan on November 20 after year-long festival run


Netflix Posts Live-Action Alice in Borderland Series’ English-Subtitled Teaser

posted on 2020-10-08 22:52 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Suspense horror series debuts on December 10

Boys Over Flowers Manga Gets Live-Action Thai TV Series Next Summer

posted on 2020-10-09 00:32 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
“Brightwin” actor duo star with Nani Hirunkit Changkham, Dew Jirawat Sutivanisak, Tu Tontawan Tantivejakul

Psycho-Pass Franchise Gets New Stage Play

posted on 2020-10-10 11:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Butai Psycho-Pass Virtue and Vice 2 runs from November 20-29 in Tokyo, December 3-6 in Osaka


REVIEW: The Eizouken Live-Action Movie Takes a Hands-Off Approach to the Source Material

October 10, 2020 10:00am CDT
It’s not bad but it’s not Eizouken

Hollywood Monster Hunter Film Reveals New Teaser Video in NYCC Panel

posted on 2020-10-11 05:05 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Video features Greater Rathalos monster


Mamoru Oshii Plays Himself in Live-Action Romance Film Hanabata Mitai na Koi o Shita

posted on 2020-10-11 21:08 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Acclaimed director brings together 2 fans of his work in January 2021 film


Hypnosis Mic’s Top Four Divisions Step up for Rule the Stage -track.4-

October 11, 2020 4:05pm CDT
Check out a video digest of the recent -track.3-

Yoshitoshi Abe, Masayuki Kusumi’s Kodomo no Gourmet Manga Gets Live-Action Special

posted on 2020-10-13 00:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Serial Experiments Lain designer, Solitary Gourmet writer’s manga about 4th-grader’s cooking


The Promised Neverland’s Live-Action Film Reveals Theme Song in Full Trailer

posted on 2020-10-13 00:26 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Zutomayo band performs “Tadashiku Narenai” theme for December 18 film

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Manga Spinoff Thus Spoke Rohan Kishibe Gets Live-Action Mini-Series

posted on 2020-10-14 03:31 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Issei Takahashi stars in title role for 3 episodes in December


Hollywood Monster Hunter Film Reveals Trailer

posted on 2020-10-14 11:34 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Film starring Milla Jovovich opens on December 30


High School Athletes Meet Sengoku Warlords in Gunjou Senki Live-action Film Teaser Trailer

October 14, 2020 9:10pm CDT
Katsuyuki Motohiro (PSYCHO-PASS)-directed timeslip film will open on March 12, 2021

Japanese director known for single shots releases Zoom film


Moyoco Anno’s Memoirs of Amorous Gentlemen Manga Inspires Broadway Musical

posted on 2020-10-20 00:07 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Tony Award-winning Thoroughly Modern Millie choreographer Rob Ashford helms story set in Paris brothel a century ago

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On-Gaku Creator’s Zokki Manga Gets Live-Action Film

posted on 2020-10-21 01:19 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Story collection about observations on life opens next spring after festival run


Mobile Suit Gundam 00 2nd Stage Play is Rescheduled to 2022

October 21, 2020 2:10am CDT
Ticket refunds will be accepted between October 23 and December 31

Kojima Productions Confirms It Is Working on New Project

posted on 2020-10-22 21:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda


Midnight Occult Civil Servants Stage Play Unveils Main Cast Visuals in Costume

October 22, 2020 10:10pm CDT
The tickets for the final day performance are already sold out

Live-Action Georama Boy Panorama Girl Film Posts 1st 6 Minutes

posted on 2020-10-23 04:17 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Film opens in Japan on November 6