Live-Action Touken Ranbu Film’s Trailer Previews Theme Song

Live-Action Touken Ranbu Film’s Trailer Previews Theme Song

The official website for the live-action film of Nitroplus and DMM Games’ Touken Ranbu franchise began streaming the film’s trailer on Thursday. The trailer reveals and previews the film’s theme song “UNBROKEN (feat. Hotei Tomoyasu)” by Takanori Nishikawa. The film’s story centers on the historical Honnō-ji Incident, where infamous historical warlord Oda Nobunaga met his end after the betrayal of his general Akechi Mitsuhide. With…

Live-Action Tokyo Ghoul 2 Reveals Still, July 19 Opening

Live-Action Tokyo Ghoul 2 Reveals Still, July 19 Opening

The official website for the live-action films of Sui Ishida‘s Tokyo Ghoul manga revealed on Wednesday that the tentatively titled Tokyo Ghoul 2 film will open in Japan on July 19. The film’s staff also revealed a still of Masataka Kubota as Kaneki and Maika Yamamoto as Tōka. Kubota (center in image below) is returning as Ken Kaneki, but Yamamoto (left in image below) is replacing Fumika Shimizu as Tōka…

Live-Action Chimamire Sukeban Chainsaw Red Project Includes 2 Films

Live-Action Chimamire Sukeban Chainsaw Red Project Includes 2 Films

The official website for Chimamire Sukeban Chainsaw Red, the new live-action film adaptation of Rei Mikamoto‘s Chimamire Sukeban Chainsaw manga, revealed on Tuesday that the project will consist of two films that will both open in Japan on February 22 with 4DX screenings. The first film (left visual below) is subtitled “Nero no Fukushū” (Nero’s Revenge). The second film…

Live-Action Back Street Girls: Gokudols Unveils New Trailer, Visual

Live-Action Back Street Girls: Gokudols Unveils New Trailer, Visual

The official website for Back Street Girls: Gokudols (Back Street Girls -Yakuza Idols-), the live-action film adaptation of Jasmine Gyuh‘s Back Street Girls comedy manga, revealed a new trailer and poster visual for the film on Monday. Back Street Girls: Gokudols will open on February 8. Keinosuke Hara is directing the film, with a script by Shōichirō Masumoto and Hidehiro Itō. The film will…

Live-Action Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku Film Delayed to 2020

Live-Action Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku Film Delayed to 2020

TOHO revealed at a 2019 lineup presentation on Thursday that the live-action film adaptation of Fujita‘s Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku (Otaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii) manga will now open in 2020. The film was originally slated for next year. Mitsuki Takahata (Napping Princess‘ Kokone Morikawa) and Kento Yamazaki (live-action Death Note series’ L) are starring in the film as Narumi and Hirotaka, respectively. Yūichi Fukuda (live-action Gintama) is directing…

Mrs. Green Apple Perform Ending Theme for Live-Action I”s Series

Mrs. Green Apple Perform Ending Theme for Live-Action I”s Series

The staff for the live-action series adaptation of Masakazu Katsura‘s I”s manga revealed on Thursday that Mrs. Green Apple will perform the ending theme song “Coffee” for the series. The band’s third album Ensemble with the song will ship in April. The show’s cast includes: Amane Okayama (live-action Lychee Light Club‘s Jacob) as Ichitaka Seto Sei Shiraishi as Iori Yoshizuki Kyōka Shibata as Itsuki Akiba Ku…

Radiation House Manga Gets Live-Action TV Series

Radiation House Manga Gets Live-Action TV Series

The first 2019 issue of Shueisha‘s Grand Jump magazine confirmed the live-action television series adaptation of Tomohiro Yokomaku and Taishi Mori‘s Radiation House manga on Wednesday. Amazon Japan previously listed the magazine with the cover showing the announcement. This year’s 24th issue of the magazine had teased in November that the manga would have an “important announcement” in the issue out on December 5. The manga centers on the…