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Fatal Frame horror game live action movie adaptation announced

2014-04-23 08:03:23 by andy

A live-action film adaptation of the PlayStation 2 game Fatal Frame (Zero / Project Zero) has been announced. The movie will be directed by Mari Asato and will feature two popular models from the Seventeen magazine, Ayami Nakajo and Aoi Morikawa.   The original PlayStation 2 game follows a heroine who uses a camera that can be used to photograph and battle with spirits. The game and...


Patlabor Live-Action film Episode 0 prologue

2014-03-12 17:17:18 by andy

パトレイバーEP00 by dm_526e8a36be26f   The prologue for the live action The Next Generation -Patlabor- series and film has been released on the Star Channel, a film channel on the BS system in Japan. This Episode 0 'Eiko no Tokusha Nika' is about 15 minutes long and features maintenance crew chief Shigeo Shiba recounting the history of Special Vehicle Section 2 Division 2.   Th...


Live Action Kiki's Delivery Service trailer

2013-12-11 10:14:03 by andy

A new trailer has been released for the live action film adaptation of Kiki's Delivery Service! The film is directed by Ju-On and The Grudge director Takashi Shimizu, and will open in Japan on March 1, 2014.


New live-action Kiki's Delivery Service teaser video

2013-11-06 10:09:30 by andy

  Kiki is back with the second trailer for the upcoming live-action adaptation of Eiko Kadono's children's novel Kiki's Delivery Service, directed by Ju-On and The Grudge director Takashi Shimizu. The film will open in Japan on March 1st, 2014.


Kiki's Delivery Service live-action trailer

2013-10-26 17:30:00 by andy

The release date for the live-action adaptation of Eiko Kadono's novel Kiki's Delivery Service (also famous for the anime adaptation by Ghibli Studio) is set for March 1, 2014, and with the date drawing near a trailer has been released! Directed by Ju-On and The Grudge director Takashi Shimizu, the film features 16-year-old Fuka Koshiba as Kiki.


Live Action Patlabor visuals released

2013-08-16 07:01:45 by andy

The new live action Patlabor movie website has been updated with a new image, along with a new visual revealed at the Taiwan International Comic Exposition.   This latest Patlabor adaptation is a live-action film from Touhokushinsha Film Corporation and Omnibus Japan, and little information has been provided so far other than the 2014 release. The original story follows a group of p...


New live-action Black Butler movie video teaser

2013-07-23 11:14:50 by andy

The Black Butler movie official website has been updated with a longer teaser for the film, showing off more of Shiori (Ayame Goriki) and Sebastian (Hiro Mizushima).


Teaser for live-action Black Butler film released

2013-07-17 08:33:33 by andy

With the live action adaptation film of Yana Toboso's Black Butler manga coming up early next year, a teaser video has been released showing off Ayame Goriki as Shiori and Hiro Mizushima as Sebastian.


Live Action Black Butler set photos released

2013-06-19 11:46:09 by andy

Some photos were released from the set of the live action Black Butler. The actress Ayame Goriki takes the part of the heir of the Phantomhive family legacy, a girl who must assume a male identity in order to keep her position and find revenge. Hiro Mizushima plays the demonic butler Sebastian Michaelis, while the film is co-directed by Kentaro Otani (live action NANA) and Keiichi Satou (Tiger &am...


A first-look photo at the live-action Kiki's Delivery Service

2013-06-01 07:09:22 by andy

There is still a year to go until we can see the live action adaptation of Kiki's Delivery Service by director Takashi Shimizu (Ju-On), but a photo of the 16 year old lead actress Fuka Koshiba has been released. The film will be based on the original novel series rather than the famous 1989 Studio Ghibli adaptation by Hayao Miyazaki, and will be director Shimizu's first non-horror project. ...


Live Action "Black Butler" Lead cast announced

2013-04-06 10:50:29 by andy

The 20 year old actress Ayame Goriki will be playing the role of the young heir to the Phantomhive family. Hiro Mizushima (Kamen Rider Kabuto) has been cast as the demonic butler Sebastian Michaelis.   This live action spinoff will be set 130 years after the original manga, where Goriki's character must assume a male identity to remain heir to the Phantomhive legacy. The film will be co...