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Manga 'Zom 100: Zombie ni Naru made ni Shitai 100 no Koto' Gets Live-Action Movie

Manga 'Zom 100: Zombie ni Naru made ni Shitai 100 no Koto' Gets Live-Action Movie

Streaming platform Netflix announced during the second day of its Geeked Week event that a live-action movie adaptation of Haro Aso and Koutarou Takata's Zom 100: Zombie ni Naru made ni Shitai 100 no Koto (Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead) manga is in production. The movie will p...
'Tiger & Bunny' Gets Western Live-Action TV Series

'Tiger & Bunny' Gets Western Live-Action TV Series

Bandai Namco Pictures announced a Western live-action television series for the Tiger & Bunny anime series on Friday. The company is collaborating with US-based film production company SK Global to produce the live-action series. M. Raven Metzner (Iron Fist) is credited as the sc...
Manga 'Golden Kamuy' Gets Live-Action Movie

Manga 'Golden Kamuy' Gets Live-Action Movie

Publishing company Shueisha announced a live-action movie for Satoru Noda's Golden Kamuy manga on Tuesday. The wraparound band on the 29th volume also featured the announcement on Tuesday. Noda began drawing the historical adventure manga in Young Jump in August 2014. The 22nd a...

Apr 19, 9:12 PM by Vindstot 9 Comments

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Manga 'Kimi wa Houkago Insomnia' Gets TV Anime, Live-Action Movie

Manga 'Kimi wa Houkago Insomnia' Gets TV Anime, Live-Action Movie

Publishing company Shogakukan announced both a television anime adaptation and a live-action movie for Makoto Ojiro's Kimi wa Houkago Insomnia (Insomniacs After School) manga on Wednesday. Ojiro began drawing the slice of life school manga in Big Comic Spirits in May 2019. Shogak...
Manga 'xxxHOLiC' Receives Live-Action Film

Manga 'xxxHOLiC' Receives Live-Action Film

Film production and distribution company Asmik Ace announced a live-action film for CLAMP's xxxHOLiC manga on Tuesday. The film is scheduled to open in theaters in Japan on April 29, 2022. Ryunosuke Kamiki (Kimi no Na wa., Summer Wars) and Kou Shibasaki (Battle Royale, Nobunaga C...

Nov 23, 2021 12:29 AM by Vindstot 17 Comments

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Western Live-Action Series of 'Kami no Shizuku' Manga in Production

Western Live-Action Series of 'Kami no Shizuku' Manga in Production

Streaming service Hulu Japan announced a live-action television series of Shin Kibayashi and Shuu Okimoto's Kami no Shizuku (The Drops of God) manga on Tuesday. The multinational and multilingual project is a co-production between U.S., French, and Japanese companies. Legendary T...

Aug 23, 2021 5:29 PM by Kingsman117 19 Comments

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Columbia Pictures Produces 'Made in Abyss' Hollywood Live-Action Film

Columbia Pictures Produces 'Made in Abyss' Hollywood Live-Action Film

Entertainment news outlet Deadline reported on Friday that Akihito Tsukushi's Made in Abyss manga is in the early stages of being adapted into a Hollywood live-action film by Columbia Pictures. Sony, Vertigo Entertainment, and actor Masi Oka (Death Note Netflix live-action) are o...

Jun 25, 2021 4:36 PM by DatRandomDude 86 Comments

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Western Live-Action Film of 'Hellsing' Manga in Development

Western Live-Action Film of 'Hellsing' Manga in Development

A live-action film adaptation of Kouta Hirano's Hellsing manga is in development, according to entertainment website Deadline on Thursday. Derek Kolstad (John Wick) is collaborating with Amazon Studios as a screenwriter and producer for the film. Brian Kavanaugh-Jones (Upgrade) a...

Mar 4, 2021 9:53 PM by DatRandomDude 43 Comments

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'Summertime Render' Manga Ends, Receives Anime, Live-Action Projects

'Summertime Render' Manga Ends, Receives Anime, Live-Action Projects

The 139th and final chapter of Yasunori Tanaka's Summertime Render (Summer Time Rendering) manga announced on Monday an anime, live-action project, and a real escape game. Synopsis After his parents died, Shinpei Ajiro lived with the Kofune sisters, Mio and Ushio, but he has sinc...
Netflix Announces 'Yuu☆Yuu☆Hakusho' Live-Action Series

Netflix Announces 'Yuu☆Yuu☆Hakusho' Live-Action Series

Netflix Japan revealed on Wednesday that Yoshihiro Togashi's Yuu☆Yuu☆Hakusho (Yu Yu Hakusho) manga will receive a live-action series. Kazutaka Sakamoto (A.I.C.O. Incarnation) is serving as the executive producer and Akira Morii (Imawa no Kuni no Alice) is producing the series at...

Dec 15, 2020 9:34 PM by DatRandomDude 31 Comments

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'Yakusoku no Neverland' Western Live-Action Series in Development

'Yakusoku no Neverland' Western Live-Action Series in Development

Amazon is developing a live-action series based on Kaiu Shirai and Posuka Demizu's Yakusoku no Neverland (The Promised Neverland) manga, according to entertainment news website The Hollywood Reporter on Wednesday. Rodney Rothman and Meghan Malloy, known for their works in Spider-...

Jun 10, 2020 9:31 PM by Vindstot 49 Comments

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Sony Develops 'One Punch-Man' Hollywood Live-Action Film

Sony Develops 'One Punch-Man' Hollywood Live-Action Film

A Hollywood live-action film adaptation of ONE and Yusuke Murata's One Punch-Man manga series is being developed by Sony, according to a report by entertainment news outlet Variety on Tuesday. Screenwriter Scott Rosenberg and film producer Jeff Pinkner—known for writing Venom and...

Apr 21, 2020 8:36 PM by Vindstot 99 Comments

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Slice of Life Manga 'Yuru Camp△' Gets Live-Action TV Series

Slice of Life Manga 'Yuru Camp△' Gets Live-Action TV Series

The official website of TV Tokyo announced on Wednesday that Afro's slice of life comedy manga Yuru Camp△ will be adapted into a live-action series. It also revealed the main cast and staff members. The series will air on TV Aichi, TV Osaka, and TV Tokyo starting on January 10 at...

Nov 20, 2019 12:41 PM by Sakana-san 7 Comments

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Manga 'Grand Blue' Receives Live-Action Movie in Summer 2020

Manga 'Grand Blue' Receives Live-Action Movie in Summer 2020

Warner Bros. Japan announced a live-action movie adaptation of Kenji Inoue and Kimitake Yoshioka's Grand Blue (Grand Blue Dreaming) manga on Wednesday. The movie, directed by Tsutomu Hanabusa (3D Kanojo: Real Girl, Kakegurui the Movie), is scheduled to open in theaters in Japan...

Nov 19, 2019 11:28 PM by Vindstot 22 Comments

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Live-Action 'Yakusoku no Neverland' Film Announced for Winter 2020

Live-Action 'Yakusoku no Neverland' Film Announced for Winter 2020

Shueisha announced a live-action film adaptation of Kaiu Shirai and Posuka Demizu's Yakusoku no Neverland (The Promised Neverland) manga on Thursday. The film will open in Japan in Winter 2020. Minami Hamabe (Kimi no Suizo wo Tabetai, Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun) is starring as Emma....

Sep 26, 2019 9:07 PM by Vindstot 22 Comments

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Manga 'Gal to Kyouryuu' Gets TV Anime, Live-Action in April 2020

Manga 'Gal to Kyouryuu' Gets TV Anime, Live-Action in April 2020

Kodansha opened an official website for a television anime and a live-action adaptation of Moriko Mori and Cota Tomimura's Gal to Kyouryuu (The Gal and the Dinosaur) manga on Monday. Both adaptations are scheduled for an April 2020 premiere. Synopsis One day, Kaede, a gyaru, pick...
Junji Ito's Manga 'Tomie' Gets Western Live-Action Adaptation

Junji Ito's Manga 'Tomie' Gets Western Live-Action Adaptation

A live-action series based on Junji Ito's horror manga Tomie was announced on Monday. The show will be exclusively available on the new streaming platform called Quibi that will launch on April 6, 2020 in North America. The episodes will have a duration of under ten minutes. Syno...

Jul 29, 2019 3:12 PM by Sakana-san 43 Comments

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Netflix Announces 'Imawa no Kuni no Alice' Live-Action Series

Netflix Announces 'Imawa no Kuni no Alice' Live-Action Series

Global video streaming platform Netflix announced a live-action adaptation of Haro Aso's Imawa no Kuni no Alice (Alice in Borderland) manga on Wednesday. The series will debut worldwide on Netflix in 2020. Shinsuke Satou—known for helming live-action adaptation of Gantz, I Am a H...

Jul 17, 2019 10:46 AM by Sakana-san 17 Comments

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Manga 'Omoi, Omoware, Furi, Furare' Gets Anime, Live-Action Films in 2020

Manga 'Omoi, Omoware, Furi, Furare' Gets Anime, Live-Action Films in 2020

Publishing company Shueisha announced both an anime and live-action film adaptation of Io Sakisaka's Omoi, Omoware, Furi, Furare (Love, Be Loved, Leave, Be Left) romantic shoujo manga on Tuesday. The anime film, produced by A-1 Pictures (Sword Art Online Movie: Ordinal Scale), wi...
Tsukipro Franchise Announces 2nd 'Tsukiuta' Season, Live-Action Film

Tsukipro Franchise Announces 2nd 'Tsukiuta' Season, Live-Action Film

The Animate Girls Festival 2018 event revealed on Saturday that Tsukiuta. The Animation will receive a second season. Details regarding the new season will be announced at a later date. A live-action film based on ALIVE SOARA CD series was also announced at the event, which focu...