General Live Action Movie/Series News & Discussion

Live-Action Yatterman Prequel Doronjo’s Trailer Reveals October 7 Debut, 11-Episode Length

posted on 2022-06-29 00:29 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Elaiza Ikeda stars as iconic villainess


Live-Action Shin Shinchō Kōki TV Show Adds 4 Cast Members

posted on 2022-06-29 21:16 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Akira Emoto, Miyu Hayashida, Haruka Sasaki, Yumemi Ishida join cast


Rent-A-Girlfriend Live-action Drama Releases Special PVs Introducing Each of The Four Heroines

June 29, 2022 8:35pm CDT
Ryusei Onishi (Naniwa Danshi)-starring adaptation will premiere in Japan on July 3

Live-Action ‘If My Favorite Pop Idol Made it to the Budokan, I Would Die’ TV Drama Debuts in October

posted on 2022-06-30 16:30 EDT by Alex Mateo
Sayuri Matsumura plays main character Eripiyo


New Tomodachi Game Live-Action TV Show Adds 5 Cast Members

posted on 2022-06-30 22:05 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Sayu Kubota, Mayū Yokota, Tetta Sugimoto, Yuki Katayama, Lisa Naitō join cast

Sega Looks to Persona and More Atlus Works for Next Live-Action Projects

July 02, 2022 5:11am CDT
The video game producer wants to expand to “new mediums”

Bungo Stray Dogs Stage Play Series Comes to An End with Its Final Show “Tomogui” in June 2023

July 03, 2022 9:10pm CDT
“Weaving a story means that the day will surely come when the story comes to an end.”

Shūhei Miyazaki’s Me & Roboco Manga Gets Live-Action Project

posted on 2022-07-04 06:07 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
TV anime for manga also in the works


Super Sentai Chikyuu Sentai Fiveman: The Complete Series

Jul 4th 2022

U.S.-French-Japanese Live-Action Drops of God Show Reveals Title, 2023 Global Debut, Photo

posted on 2022-07-06 23:56 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Tomohisa Yamashita plays protagonist Issei Tōmine, Fleur Geffrier plays Shizuku Kanzaki


Documentary Sono Koe no Anata e Honors the Life of VA Kenji Utsumi

July 07, 2022 7:21am CDT
Voice actors Akira Kamiya, Masako Nozawa, Michio Hazama and more appear in upcoming film


Hotel -Next Door- Live-Action Series Reveals More Cast, Teaser, Visual

posted on 2022-07-07 14:00 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Mitsuko Kusabue, Masaya Kato, Renji Ishibashi, Hiroaki Murakami, Junko Abe, more join cast

Ushijima the Loan Shark Gets New Live-Action Spinoff Series About Ushijima’s Rival

posted on 2022-07-09 07:15 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Maryjun Takahashi returns as Akane Saihara in September spinoff series


Live-Action Rent-A-Girlfriend Show Casts Chizuru Voice Actress Sora Amamiya — as a Game Character

posted on 2022-07-09 17:07 EDT by Egan Loo
Main lead Kazuya’s grandmother is hooked on game featuring Amamiya’s character

Tamiki Wakaki’s ‘Kekkon Surutte, Hontō desu ka?: 365 Days To The Wedding’ Manga Gets Live-Action Adaptation

posted on 2022-07-10 11:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga about loners who hatch fake marriage plan to keep their current lifestyles launched in March 2020



July 10, 2022 8:05pm CDT
Tickets for the last three days of performances in Tokyo are already sold out

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Live-Action My Broken Mariko Film Reveals Visual, Ending Song, September 30 Opening

posted on 2022-07-11 02:17 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Film to have world premiere at Montreal’s Fantasia Fest on July 14


Live-Action Knights of the Zodiac Film Gets ‘First Look’ at Comic Con Int’l in San Diego

posted on 2022-07-11 03:32 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Film’s cast, staff to host panel on July 23 that will feature behind-the-scenes footage


The Pokémon Company to Produce Unscripted Series Involving Pokémon Trading Card Game

posted on 2022-07-11 13:20 EDT by Alex Mateo
Casting will be focused on fans in Los Angeles


Prince of Tennis Musical Tops 2,000 Performances

posted on 2022-07-11 16:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Stage musical series launched in 2003; 4th season began in September 2020


Live-Action My Boyfriend in Orange Film Opens at #4

posted on 2022-07-11 22:19 EDT by Adriana Hazra

Fairy Tail Mangaka Hiro Mashima Redraws Character Posters for Bullet Train Hollywood Film

July 12, 2022 6:05am CDT
Adaptation of Japanese novel premieres later this year


Live-Action Whisper of the Heart Sequel Film’s Trailer Reveals Anne Watanabe’s Theme Song

posted on 2022-07-12 21:40 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Anne covers “Tsubasa o Kudasai” for October 14 film

Ushio & Tora Gets Stage Play Adaptation in Tokyo in August of 2022

July 13, 2022 7:44am CDT
Adaptation based on dark fantasy shonen manga by Kazuhiro Fujita will play at the Theater Sun Mall venue


Hanagenomai’s Boys Love Manga Takara-kun & Amagi-kun Gets Live-action TV Drama in August

July 13, 2022 9:42pm CDT
The manga has attracted over 10 million views online

Kabuki Play of Osamu Tezuka’s The Shinsen-gumi Manga Unveils Visual

posted on 2022-07-14 01:48 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Play runs August 5-30

Live-Action Yu Yu Hakusho Series Casts Takumi Kitamura

posted on 2022-07-15 08:08 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Actor portrays Yusuke Urameshi in series debuting in December 2023

Jun Shison Joins Cast of Live-Action Yu Yu Hakusho Series as Kurama

posted on 2022-07-17 04:15 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Netflix reveals main cast for series over next few days


10 Live-Action Shojo Characters Who Outshined The Protagonists

The main character doesn’t always get the best storyline, especially in live-action shojo adaptations, and some second leads end up outshining them.

Kanata Hongō Plays Hiei in Live-Action Yu Yu Hakusho Series

posted on 2022-07-18 04:07 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Actor previously starred in live-action Attack on Titan, Fullmetal Alchemist, Gantz works


Final Fantasy X Game Gets Kabuki Stage Play Next Spring

posted on 2022-07-18 21:29 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Nausicaä’s Kabuki actor Onoe Kikunosuke V plans, directs, stars in play

Shuhei Uesugi Joins Live-Action Yu Yu Hakusho Cast as Kazuma Kuwabara

posted on 2022-07-19 04:36 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Actor previously starred in live-action My Boyfriend in Orange film


Sexy Zone Performs Live-Action Tomodachi Game R4 Show’s Theme Song

posted on 2022-07-19 07:15 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Theme song’s single goes on sale on September 7


Japan Box Office: Kingdom Live-action Film Sequel Makes Its No.1 Debut with Strong 797 Million Yen

July 19, 2022 8:40pm CDT

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Live-Action Kingdom Film’s Sequel Opens at #1

posted on 2022-07-20 22:21 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda

Ouran High School Host Club’s 2nd Stage Musical Reveals December Opening, Cast Visuals

posted on 2022-07-21 12:10 EDT by Alex Mateo
Kageki Ouran High School Host Club ƒ opens on December 2 in Tokyo

Fruits Basket Stage Play to Return for Its 2nd Season in 2023

July 22, 2022 7:10pm CDT
Nogizaka46 member Ayano-Christie Yoshida played the protagonist Tohru Honda

Live-Action Knights of the Zodiac Film Opens in 2023

posted on 2022-07-23 23:44 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Producer Ikezawa: “We are looking at 6 movies as a package” for franchise