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Netflix Announces Death Note Release Date

Netflix has released the trailer for their adaptation of Death Note. Along with the trailer comes a release date of August 25. The trailer highlights Nat Wolff as Light Yagami Turner, as he discovers the titular notebook. Willem Dafoe makes a brief appearance as Ryuk, the mischievous shinigami with a penchant for apples. Reception to the trailer has been mixed. Many fans are questioning the direction of the film, which seems to be more action-focused than previous adaptations of the series. One thing that fans can agree on however, is Willem Dafoe’s portrayal of Ryuk. We will reserve judgment until the film is released in August, but based on audience reception, things...


Naruto Live-Action Movie Production Announced

In what will surely join the ranks of terrible anime to film adaptations (*cough* Dragonball: Evolution *cough*), it was announced that the production for the adaptation of Naruto has begun. At the stage event Jump Festa on Saturday the 17th came the confirmation that Michael Gracey (alongside Lionsgate studio and creator Masashi Kishimoto) will be heading the production for Naruto.  The public has yet to see a full length film come from Michael Gracey, as his current movie, The Greatest Showman, is not expected to be released until 2017. The announcement also confirmed some of the staff that will be joining the production. This includes that the screenwriters will be Michael Jelenic and Aaron Horvath (known for...


Terraformars Live-Action Trailer Released

Today, on the official site for the upcoming live-action adaptation of the series Terraformars released the first trailer for the upcoming film. The film is expected to be released on April 29th, 2016. The live-action Terraformars film is based upon the anime and manga series of the same name written by Yu Sasuga. To stay up to date on everything that is going on with the film, here is a link to the official Facebook page and Twitter page. For those who haven’t seen the film we have provided a description below: Terraformars is about a virus that originated on Mars and is terrorizing and ailing the people of earth. Born from a...


Characters for Live-Action Attack on Titan Films Revealed in Costume

It seems like it was quite a while ago that the live-action adaptation of Attack on Titan was revealed, but now that we’re getting closer to release the details are trickling in. The latest update comes in the form of some images of the characters in costume. You can take a look at them in the gallery below, the images come from Japanese film websites Eiga and Sanspo. The last seven characters are not from the manga, but instead created specifically for the film, and according to Japanese film website Sanspo, Hasegawa’s character Shikishima is humanity’s strongest man. Talk about making changes! You might have noticed that the films’ characters aren’t...


Ao Haru Ride is Getting a Live-Action Film, Here’s a Trailer

Did you watch the anime adaptation of Ao Haru Ride? If 12 episodes wasn’t enough to quench your thirst for shojo goodness, maybe the live-action film will do the trick. Announced yesterday, the live-action version of Ao Haru Ride now has an actual trailer as well as a second teaser. The trailer will begin showing in Japanese theaters a few days from now on October 11th, with the film to be released later on in December. There’s an interesting link with this new teaser as well as the song heard during the video is called Kirari and it’s performed by Japanese three-piece Ikimonogakari — a band which the director of the...