Live action

Deadpika? Pikachu to be played by Ryan Reynolds in live-action Pokémon movie

Actor joins cast of in-production film from Legendary Entertainment based on already forgotten footnote to smash-hit Pokémon franchise.

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It’s story may be one of redemption, but the film adaptations of the hit anime/manga aren’t being cut any slack.

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Fullmetal Alchemist prequel manga’s cover, plot details revealed in runup to live-action film

Original creator of anime/manga hit hopes to please veteran fans and franchise newcomers alike.

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Creator of anime Your Name says he’s “not really that interested” in Hollywood live-action remake

Makoto Shinkai’s anime is unabashedly emotional, but the director sounds like a detached dad when discussing his mega-hit baby’s next step.

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Live-action Fullmetal Alchemist film’s IMAX trailer highlights action scenes

Film opens in Japan on December 1, will also open in over 190 countries.

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Panic & hope: Thoughts on live-action Akira

Once again, it’s time to panic.

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Sonic the Hedgehog live-action movie refuses to die, new studio grabs abandoned film rights

Paramount Pictures thinks “blue mammal with one giant eyeball who runs really fast” is a fine foundation for a live-action movie.

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Anime Your Name to be remade as Hollywood live-action movie produced by J.J. Abrams

Hollywood rolls the anime remake dice again, this time with Makoto Shinkai’s mega-hit.

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Netflix’s Death Note director deletes Twitter account, has had it with the fan complaints

Did someone write “Adam Wingard’s Twitter account” in Light’s Death Note?

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Anime classic Marmalade Boy to become live-action movie

Lead roles already cast for adaptation of one of anime’s most famous “teens with crushes on each other live in the same house” franchises.

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The live-action Bleach movie: An inevitable failure?

It’s unavoidable at this point, all of our favorite and most popular anime series are destined to become live-action productions.

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Clip for Netflix’s Live-Action Death Note Film Shows Ryuk, Light’s Meeting

Film premieres on August 25

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Anime One Piece to become live-action TV series…produced in the U.S.?!?

Surprise announcement comes at 20th anniversary celebration of pirate manga, as producer hopes to make “most expensive TV series ever produced.”

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Hit anime City Hunter to get live-action adaptation — in France!

Our favorite manga PI and sniper Ryo Saeba, aka City Hunter, will be coming to the big screen in 2019 from France! 

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Supporting cast of live-action Fullmetal Alchemist movie appears in costume for first time【Video】

Anime heroes Roy Mustang, Riza Hawkeye, and Winry Rockbell featured in English-subtitled trailer.

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Fullmetal Alchemist manga getting first new chapter in seven years

The Elric boys are coming back for a new installment from creator Hiromu Arakawa.

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Live-action Netflix Death Note’s extended preview shows off Light’s adversary L, Ryuk voice work

Adaptation of hit anime looks to be keeping its dark side.

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American-made live-action TV series adaptation of anime Cowboy Bebop in production

After decades of rumors of a Hollywood movie version of the anime classic, there are now plans to bring the space cowboys to TV instead.

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First in-costume photo from Digimon live-action stage production released

First live-action adaptation of anime franchise to open in Tokyo this summer.

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Anime Saint Seiya gets live-action “Hollywood” film adaptation, but will U.S. moviegoers care?

Series was phenomenally popular in Japan and Latin America, but will English-speaking audiences show up?

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