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Why James Cameron’s ‘Alita’ is Different from Hollywood’s Anime Cash-Grabs

Every year we are teased with a new Hollywood live-action adaptation of a beloved manga series. Anime and manga fans are notoriously pessimistic about...

Fans Are Roasting Hollywood’s ‘Alita: Battle Angel’ For Anime Eyes

Critically and commercially acclaimed director James Cameron (The Terminator / Titanic / Avatar / Aliens) has been trying to get an adaptation of Battle Angel Alita (GUNNM) made since...

Ryan Reynolds is Detective Pikachu in New Live Action Film

The live-action Detective Pikachu has finally cast their star role! It's been revealed that Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool / Buried / The Proposal) will star as Pikachu. Reynolds will be co-starring alongside...

‘School-Live!’ is Getting a Live-Action Movie for 2018

Live-action adaptations of manga is a hot trend in Japan right now thanks to their box office dominance. So far, Gintama and Blade of the Immortal are among...

Potential ‘Akira’ Hollywood Director Would Cast Asian Leads

Last month, Deadline reported that director Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok / What We Do in the Shadows) was in negotiations with Warner Bros. about helming...

Anime Fans Aren’t Excited For Your Name’s Hollywood Remake

The community has been freaking out ever since they learned that J.J. Abrams (Star Trek / Star Wars: The Force Awakens / Super 8) will be...

J.J. Abrams & Paramount are Remaking “Your Name”

J.J. Abrams (Star Trek / Super 8 / Star Wars: The Force Awakens / the good seasons of Lost), Paramount Pictures, and Toho are remaking Makoto Shinkai's Your Name (Kimi no...

Fullmetal Alchemist Anime Director Dislikes Live-Action Trend

Anime director Seiji Mizushima (Fullmetal Alchemist / Expelled From Paradise) participated in a roundtable discussion at Nikufes Tokyo 2017 to talk about anime's increasing mainstream...

“Death Note” Director Quits Twitter After Death Threats

It has not been a kind summer to movie director Adam Wingard. After his version of Death Note received bad critical reviews (it has a 38%...

Netflix’s “Death Note” Director Wants to Create Sequels

Adam Wingard, director of the American Death Note movie, told The Hollywood Reporter that he hopes to direct at least one sequel. Wingard commented, "I pitched...

8 Terrible Live-Action Movies Based on Popular Anime & Manga

The movie industry is trending towards adaptations of anime and manga. While most fans worry about an adaptation being terrible, most current projects are...

Gintama is Japan’s 1st Live Action Movie Success This Year

The official Twitter account for the live-action Gintama movie announced that it has made over 3 billion yen ($27.4 million) at the box office. Gintama is the first...

Arakawa Draws New ‘Fullmetal Alchemist’ Manga for the Movie

Fullmetal Alchemist creator Hiromu Arakawa is drawing a "special-edition manga" to celebrate the live-action movie! It will be the first new Fullmetal Alchemist story in seven...

American ‘Death Note’ Movie Trailer Reveals Ryuk’s Design

Netflix released an extended trailer for the live-action adaptation of Death Note. The trailer gives an extended look at Light Turner's motivation while giving a...

Live-Action ‘Ajin’ Trailer Shows Off High Octane Action

The first trailer for the live-action film adaptation of Ajin: Demi-Human has been released, which gives us a taste of the action scenes. Katsuhiro Motohira (Psycho-Pass chief director)...

Attack on Titan’s Studio is Producing a Live-Action Film

Wit Studio is known for producing gorgeous visuals.   Attack on Titan   Seraph of the End   The Rolling Girls   Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress   But Wit Studio is looking to...

New ‘Tokyo Ghoul’ Movie Trailer Will Fill You With Hype

A new trailer was released for the upcoming Tokyo Ghoul live-action movie. The English-subtitled preview also features the song "BANKA" by illion, which will serve as...

Miyazaki Struggles with His Life’s Purpose in New Documentary

A documentary chronicling Hayao Miyazaki's third return from retirement is in the works Titled Never Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki, the film follows Miyazaki's retirement...

‘Death Note’ Producer’s Old Interview Confirms Whitewashing

It seems like every month, the producers of Netflix's Death Note can't stay out of the limelight due to whitewashing claims - and the producers are...

25 Iconic Movies ‘Your Name’ Has Beaten in the Box Office

Your Name is opening in American and Canadian theaters this weekend, exposing it two of the largest movie markets in the world. Despite its late...

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