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Manga '"Oshi no Ko"' Receives Live-Action Movie, TV Series in Winter 2024

Manga '"Oshi no Ko"' Receives Live-Action Movie, TV Series in Winter 2024

Entertainment company Toei announced a live-action movie and drama series for Aka Akasaka and Mengo Yokoyari's "Oshi no Ko" manga on Wednesday. Toei and Amazon are co-producing the live-action project. The drama series will premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video worldwide in...

Jan 23, 5:02 PM by Hyperion_PS 27 Comments

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Manga 'Black Jack' Gets Live-Action TV Drama in 2024

Manga 'Black Jack' Gets Live-Action TV Drama in 2024

TV Asahi announced on Saturday that Osamu Tezuka's Black Jack manga is receiving a Japanese live-action television drama adaptation to commemorate the manga's 50th anniversary. The television drama is set to air in 2024 on TV Asahi. Issei Takahashi (Mimi wo Sumaseba) is starring...

Dec 16, 2023 11:53 AM by Hyperion_PS 1 Comment

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Manga 'Origin' Gets Western Live-Action Movie

Manga 'Origin' Gets Western Live-Action Movie

Entertainment news outlet Variety announced on Wednesday that Boichi's Origin manga is receiving a Western live-action movie. Kodansha and Majestic Limited are co-producing the movie. Majestic Limited is a new production company founded by director Josh Boone (The New Mutants, Th...

Dec 6, 2023 9:46 PM by DatRandomDude 10 Comments

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Manga 'My Home Hero' Receives Live-Action Series, Movie

Manga 'My Home Hero' Receives Live-Action Series, Movie

Mainichi Broadcasting System (MBS) announced both a live-action drama series and movie for Naoki Yamakawa and Masashi Asaki's My Home Hero manga on Tuesday. The television drama will begin airing on MBS and TBS' Dramaism programming block on October 25 at 12:59 a.m. and 1:28 a.m...

Aug 21, 2023 11:37 PM by Vindstot 6 Comments

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Manga 'City Hunter' Gets Live-Action Movie

Manga 'City Hunter' Gets Live-Action Movie

Netflix Japan announced on Thursday that Tsukasa Hojo's City Hunter manga is receiving a Japanese live-action movie adaptation. The movie is scheduled to premiere worldwide on Netflix in 2024. Ryouhei Suzuki (Hentai Kamen) is starring as Ryou Saeba. Yuuichi Satou (Kisaragi) is di...

Dec 14, 2022 9:45 PM by DatRandomDude 32 Comments

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Manga 'Kimi ni Todoke' Gets Live-Action Series

Manga 'Kimi ni Todoke' Gets Live-Action Series

Netflix Japan announced a live-action series based on Karuho Shiina's Kimi ni Todoke (Kimi ni Todoke: From Me to You) manga on Wednesday. TV Tokyo and Netflix are co-producing the series, with FINE Entertainment credited for production cooperation. The live-action will stream wor...

Sep 6, 2022 8:36 PM by chipsql 18 Comments

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Manga 'Kiseijuu' Receives Korean Live-Action Series

Manga 'Kiseijuu' Receives Korean Live-Action Series

Netflix revealed on Wednesday that Hitoshi Iwaaki's Kiseijuu (Parasyte) will receive a Korean live-action drama series titled Parasyte: The Grey. Yeon Sang-ho (Train to Busan) is serving as the director and Ryu Yong-jae (Peninsula) is writing the script at Climax Studio and WOW...

Aug 24, 2022 7:25 AM by chipsql 34 Comments

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'Paprika' Novel Gets Western Live-Action Series

'Paprika' Novel Gets Western Live-Action Series

Deadline reported on Monday that a live-action series based on Yasutaka Tsutsui's sci-fi thriller novel Paprika is in production. Amazon Studios and Hivemind are collaborating on the series. Cathy Yan (Birds of Prey, Dead Pigs) is serving as both the director and executive produc...

Aug 22, 2022 6:49 PM by Vindstot 20 Comments

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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...

Jun 7, 2022 9:37 PM by DatRandomDude 6 Comments

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'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...

Jun 3, 2022 10:37 PM by DatRandomDude 21 Comments

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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, 2022 9:12 PM by Vindstot 10 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 16 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 18 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 85 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 47 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 105 Comments

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