General Live Action Movie/Series News & Discussion

2nd Live-Action The Fable Film Stays at #1 at Japan Box Office

posted on 2021-06-29 03:45 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda


Satoshi Kon Documentary Premieres at Festival de Cannes 2021

posted on 2021-06-29 09:02 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Festival de Cannes 2021 will take place from July 6-17

Live-Action Tokyo Revengers Film’s New Character Video Highlights Mikey, Doraken

posted on 2021-06-30 10:35 EDT by Alex Mateo
Film opens on July 9

Gal & Dino Creator’s Sayonara, High School Manga Gets Live-Action Show

posted on 2021-07-01 16:30 EDT by Alex Mateo
Masaki Nishigaki directs show about class caste system starring Aran Abe


Live-Action Usogui Film Reveals Cast, Director, February 2022 Debut

posted on 2021-07-01 20:26 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Ryusei Yokohama stars, Ring’s Hideo Nakata directs film of Toshio Sako’s gambling manga


Live-Action Hakuōki Series Reveals More Cast

posted on 2021-07-01 22:21 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Chizuru Yukimura, Masato Yano, Sonde Kanai join cast

Live-Action Series About Baki BL Essay Casts Baki Anime’s Akio Ohtsuka, Yoshihisa Kawahara

posted on 2021-07-02 08:34 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Ohtsuka to play Baki manga creator Keisuke Itagaki ‘in some form’


My Next Life as a Villainess Gets Stage Play Adaptation in Summer 2022

July 02, 2021 7:19pm CDT
TV anime 2nd season’s 1st episode is now available to Crunchyroll Premium members

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Batman Ninja’s Super-Sized - and Highly Improbable - Stage Adaptation

Batman Ninja’s stage adaptation is both a surprising and surprisingly massive production.

Carlotta Films Streams Trailer for Satoshi Kon, l’illusionniste Documentary

posted on 2021-07-05 18:30 EDT by Alex Mateo
Film’s poster with art by Kosal Sok unveiled



Live-Action Tokyo Revengers Film’s New Character Video Highlights Tokyo Manji Gang

posted on 2021-07-06 21:48 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Film opens on Friday

Main cast for Spirited Away live-action stage play finally revealed!

Characters like No Face, Yubaba and Haku are set to be played by some very famous faces.

Urayasu Tekkin Kazoku Manga Gets Stage Play

posted on 2021-07-10 13:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Play runs July 10-18


Live-Action Musicophilia Film’s Teaser Previews Theme Song, Piano Pieces

posted on 2021-07-10 15:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Honoka Matsumoto performs theme song, Komitaka Kogo performs piano pieces

My Hero Academia 2nd Stage Play Reveals Teaser Visual, New Cast Members & Schedule

July 11, 2021 9:45pm CDT
The postponed show will open in Tokyo on December 3

Live-Action A Girl on the Shore Film Unveils Trailer, Visual

posted on 2021-07-12 10:05 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Film based on Inio Asano’s manga opens on August 20


Japan Box Office: Tokyo Revengers Live-action Film Beats Godzilla vs. Kong, Black Widow

July 12, 2021 9:57pm CDT
“Hone Lemon Soda” live-action film makes its fourth place debut


Theatrical release of “The Flowers of Passion” documentary on Japan’s underground idol scene


Postponed Mobile Suit Gundam 00 2nd Stage Play Newly Set for February 2022

July 14, 2021 12:45am EDT
Ryotaro Kosaka plays Allelujah Haptism in place of the first show’s Taiyo Ayukawa

Fist of the North Star Manga Gets Stage Musical in December

posted on 2021-07-15 20:05 EDT by Egan Loo
Balance: UNLIMITED’s Yūsuke Ōnuki stars as Kenshirō

Crunchyroll Adds given Live-Action Drama To Catalog

July 16, 2021 12:32pm CDT
Series available now to all Premium members


CBR Review: Witches of the Orient Will Interest Sports, Anime and History Fans Alike

The experimental documentary Witches of the Orient tells the story of Japan’s Olympic-winning, anime-inspiring 1964 women’s volleyball team.

Viki Streams Love Is Phantom, A Man Who Defies the World of BL Live-Action Series

posted on 2021-07-19 10:15 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Streaming service to also stream Yuuki Kaji-starring PIPLE: My Married Life with an AI live-action show

The Rising of The Shield Hero Stage Play’s Opening Performance Clip Introduces Its Main Cast Members

July 20, 2021 7:05pm CDT
Advance tickets have been already sold out


Live-Action Kodomo wa Wakatte Agenai Film Previews Magical Girl Anime Segment in Video

posted on 2021-07-20 20:51 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Miyu Tomita stars in Typhoon Graphics segment helmed by The Royal Tutor’s Katsuya Kikuchi

Banana Fish Stage Play’s 2nd Part Unveils Visual, More Cast

posted on 2021-07-21 02:30 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Ray Fujita, Masashi Taniguchi join cast as Blance, Eduardo L. Fox


Deadline: Minari’s Lee Isaac Chung to No Longer Direct your name. Hollywood Remake

posted on 2021-07-21 03:46 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Academy Award-nominated director left due to “scheduling conflicts”

New York Asian Film Fest Screens Tonkatsu DJ Agetarō, The Fable: The Killer Who Doesn’t Kill, More Live-Action Films

posted on 2021-07-22 14:45 EDT by Alex Mateo
Also: Zokki, From Today, It’s My Turn!!


Komi Can’t Communicate Manga Gets Live-Action Series on September 6

posted on 2021-07-22 16:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Elaiza Ikeda, Takahisa Masuda star in 8-episode drama

Live-Action noise Film Casts Ryunosuke Kamiki as Rookie Cop

posted on 2021-07-27 00:07 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kamiki’s character Shinichirō Moriya kicks off story with mistaken murder in 2022 film


Revue Starlight: The Musical Anime That Began as a Real-Life Stage Play

Musical adaptations aren’t unusual for popular anime titles, but Revue Starlight took the opposite approach.

Mari Okazaki’s Will I Be Single Forever? Manga Gets Live-Action Film

posted on 2021-07-28 21:01 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
TV actress Minami Tanaka stars as 36-year-old single seeking her own happiness


Exclusive Interview with Haru from “Night Doctor”