5 Japanese Live Action Films for 2019

Shimizu Fumika’s sudden retirement doesn’t stop the producers from making another Tokyo Ghoul live-action movie. Masataka Kubota reprises his role as Kaneki Ken as the sequel introduces Matsuda Shota as Tsukiyama Tsu. Aside from Tokyo Ghoul, check out some other anticipated live-action films for 2019 here.  明けましておめでとうございます。 Advertisements

銀魂2 掟は破るためにこそある (Gintama 2: Okite wa Yaburu Tame ni soko Aru)

I finally got to watch Gintama 2 on the big screen thanks to The Odex Film Festival. The ticket comes with a shirt and a poster too.Oguri Shun top billed two movies that lead the box-office rankings in 2017. Gintama was the highest-earning live-action film while I Want To Eat Your Pancreas was nominated for Picture…… Continue reading 銀魂2 掟は破るためにこそある (Gintama 2: Okite wa Yaburu Tame ni soko Aru)

僕のヒーローアカデミア THE MOVIE ~2人の英雄 (My Hero Academia: Two Heroes)

I missed the fan screening because it was held on a weekday but luckily, My Hero Academia: Two Heroes got a nationwide release in our country so I was able to watch it on the big screen.   All Might receives an invitation to attend an exhibition of quirks and items created by some of…… Continue reading 僕のヒーローアカデミア THE MOVIE ~2人の英雄 (My Hero Academia: Two Heroes)

さよならの朝に約束の花をかざろう (Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms)

While I’m into Japanese films and dramas, my friend is more of an anime fan. We were just planning how to celebrate her birthday when the animated movie Maquia: Sayonara no Asa ni Yakusoku no Hana o Kazarō (abbreviated as SayoAsa) gets released in some of our local theaters just in time. And this film happens to…… Continue reading さよならの朝に約束の花をかざろう (Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms)

HiGH&LOW The Movie 3 Final Mission

Released in Japan just three months after End of Sky, Final Mission is the most ruthless movie in the HiGH&LOW franchise as it opens with a glimpse of Cobra’s torture scenes and the introduction of the Nine Dragons (Kuryu). After the gangs of SWORD win the battle against DOUBT and Prison Gang at the Kokuhakudou…… Continue reading HiGH&LOW The Movie 3 Final Mission

斉木楠雄のΨ難 (Psychic Kusuo)

Director Yuichi Fukuda’s Gintama broke box office records and became the biggest live-action film for 2017 but his follow up comedy flick failed to repeat the success. Despite claiming the second spot at the box office on its release, Psychic Kusuo earned only 35% of Gintama’s debut weekend. Saiki Kusuo no Psi-nan (read as Saiki…… Continue reading 斉木楠雄のΨ難 (Psychic Kusuo)

HiGH&LOW The Movie 2 End of Sky

End of Sky is the third movie in the HiGH&LOW media franchise. It’s a bit weaker compared to the first film but HiGH&LOW 2 End of Sky still premiered atop the Japanese weekend box office. The story continues from where The Red Rain left off. The Amamiya Brothers obtained an important piece of evidence that could…… Continue reading HiGH&LOW The Movie 2 End of Sky