Industry Reacts to Anime Supremacy! Live-Action Film – Interest

Staff for the live-action adaptation of Mizuki Tsujimura‘s Anime Supremacy! (Haken Anime!) novel held a special animation industry preview screening on May 10. Approximately 200 people from the Japanese animation industry, from directors to animators, attended the screening and have shared their impressions on social media while others wrote their thoughts on an oversized banner … Read more

Cartoon Network, HBO Max Order Trio Of Live-Action Productions

That same month, then-Cartoon Network boss Tom Ascheim participated in a discussion at Kidscreen in which he teased that the channel had even greater ambitions in live-action, only this time with the blessing of audiences. He explained that his regime believed live-action programming would increase viewership among girls who, according to his data, “age out … Read more

Live-Action ‘HiGH&LOW The Worst X’ Sequel Film’s Teaser Reveals More Cast, September 9 Opening – News

The official website for HiGH&LOW The Worst X (pronounced “cross”), the sequel film to the HiGH&LOW THE WORST crossover film, unveiled a new teaser trailer and visual on Thursday. The teaser reveals the film’s September 9 opening date, and the new cast members for the film. The new cast members play the new rival team … Read more

I Want to Hold Aono-kun So Badly I Could Die Live-Action Star Shori Sato

I Want to Hold Aono-kun So Badly I Could Die isn’t Shori Sato‘s first role in a live-action adaptation of a pop culture work. A member of the boy band Sexy Zone, Sato played Haruta in the film version of HaruChika in 2017. His role as the eponymous Aono-kun in the 2022 TV series adaptation … Read more

Odd Taxi Anime Film Debuts at #10, Live-Action Mr. Osomatsu Stays at #2 – News

The live-action film of the Mr. Osomatsu (Osomatsu-san) franchise stayed at #2 in its second weekend. The film sold 144,000 tickets on Saturday and Sunday, earning 213 million yen (approximately US$1.73 million). The movie has sold a total of 750,000 tickets and earned a total of 1.0 billion yen (approximately US$8.14 million). The film opened … Read more

Live-Action Mr. Osomatsu Film Opens at #2 With 643 Million Yen in 1st 3 Days – News

The live-action film of the Mr. Osomatsu (Osomatsu-san) franchise ranked at #2 in its opening weekend. The film sold 459,000 tickets and earned 643 million yen (about US$5.19 million) in its first three days, and sold 221,000 tickets for 310 million yen (about US$2.50 million) on Saturday and Sunday. The film opened on Friday. In … Read more

Live-Action Kappei Opens at #6, Butt Detective Anime Film at #7 – News

The Doraemon: Nobita’s Little “Star Wars” 2021 anime film dropped from #1 to #2 in its third weekend. The film sold 193,000 tickets for 236 million yen (about US$1.95 million) over the weekend. The film has sold a total of 1.09 million tickets for a cumulative total of 1.3 billion yen (about US$10.79 million). The … Read more

Live-Action Usogui Drops to #10, Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Film Stays at #1 – News

The Gekijō-ban Jujutsu Kaisen 0 anime film stayed at #1 in its ninth weekend. The film sold 213,000 tickets and earned 336 million yen (about US$2.93 million) over the weekend. The movie has sold a total of 8.34 million tickets and earned 11.6 billion yen (about US$101 million) since it opened on December 24, and … Read more