Aug. 16, 2014 13:005

Strobe Edge Becoming Live-Action Film Starring Sota Fukushi and Kasumi Arimura to Release in March 2015

*Strobe Edge* Becoming Live-Action Film Starring Sota Fukushi and Kasumi Arimura to Release in March 2015

A live-action film adaptation of Io Sakisaka’s bestselling manga Strobe Edge has been announced. The film stars the extremely talented Sota Fukushi and Kasumi Arimura, and it will release in March 2015.

Aug. 13, 2014 04:2251

What’s the Inside Story Behind the Much-Talked About “Ninja School Girl” Video?!

What’s the Inside Story Behind the Much-Talked About “Ninja School Girl” Video?!

A video uploaded to YouTube titled “Japanese School Girl Chase” is gathering attention among fans of Japanese pop culture.

Aug. 7, 2014 01:004

Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno Rakes in 820 Million Yen at the Box Office in Three Days, is Already 2014’s No. 1 Japanese Live-Action Film

*Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno* Rakes in 820 Million Yen at the Box Office in Three Days, is Already 2014’s No. 1 Japanese Live-Action Film

Just as previously speculated, Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno got off to a remarkable start after its release on Aug. 1.

Aug. 6, 2014 07:000

Hakuōki the Movie: Chapter 2 - Shikon Sōkyū BD/DVD: Elegant Hijikata Drawn by Yone Kazuki Excites Fans

*Hakuōki the Movie: Chapter 2 - Shikon Sōkyū* BD/DVD: Elegant Hijikata Drawn by Yone Kazuki Excites Fans

The release schedule of the Blu-ray and DVD of the popular Hakuōki the Movie: Chapter 2 - Shikon Sōkyū, which released in theaters on March 8, has been announced.

Aug. 5, 2014 07:0025

Interview: Takeru Satoh, Kenshin Himura in "Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno/The Legend Ends"

Interview: Takeru Satoh, Kenshin Himura in "Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno/The Legend Ends"

Takeru Satoh, who plays Kenshin Himura in the live-action Rurouni Kenshin films, sat for an interview with Tokyo Otaku Mode!

Aug. 5, 2014 01:007

Ghost in the Shell: Arise Finally Concludes! Yukihiro Takahashi & Metafive Create “A Song that Expresses the Emotions of the New Characters” for the ED

*Ghost in the Shell: Arise* Finally Concludes! Yukihiro Takahashi & Metafive Create “A Song that Expresses the Emotions of the New Characters” for the ED

Created by a talented staff including Masamune Shirow (original author), Kazuchika Kise (chief director/character designer), and Two Ubukata (series composer/writer), Ghost in the Shell: Arise tells of the origins of Ghost in the Shell. The concluding chapter, Ghost in the Shell: Arise Border:4 - Ghost Stands Alone, will finally release countrywide in Japan for a limited 2-week showing on Sept. 6.

Aug. 4, 2014 07:0046

Teaser Releases for The Last: Naruto the Movie, Available in Theaters and on Official Site

Teaser Releases for *The Last: Naruto the Movie*, Available in Theaters and on Official Site

Recently, activity began to pick up for the first Naruto film in two years, The Last: Naruto the Movie.

Aug. 3, 2014 01:001

Soul Revolver Manga Departs Monthly Hero’s and Gets Live-Action Hollywood Movie Adaptation, All Nippon Entertainment Works Also Cooperating

*Soul Revolver* Manga Departs *Monthly Hero’s* and Gets Live-Action Hollywood Movie Adaptation, All Nippon Entertainment Works Also Cooperating

Soul Revolver, a manga currently serialized in Monthly Hero’s is getting a live-action movie adaptation. What’s more, the film is being worked on by Hollywood producers and it’s being created in Hollywood as well.

Aug. 2, 2014 01:000

Aikatsu! The Movie Key Visual Releases, An Unprecedented Idol Movie Begins

*Aikatsu! The Movie* Key Visual Releases, An Unprecedented Idol Movie Begins

The veil has finally been removed from the key visual to the anime movie Aikatsu! The Movie, which will release countrywide in Japan on Dec. 13.

Aug. 1, 2014 07:005

First Naruto Movie in Two Years to Release in December, Large-Scale Exhibit to Be Held in 2015

First *Naruto* Movie in Two Years to Release in December, Large-Scale Exhibit to Be Held in 2015

Fifteen years since its serialization began, Naruto’s popularity isn’t just confined to Japan, it’s worldwide. Now, a large-scale project that will run from the end of 2014 through to 2015 is set to begin.

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