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Tatsuya Fujiwara, who portrayed Light Yagami in "Death Note" has joined the cast of the sequel to last summer's live-action "Rurouni Kenshin" film. Fujiwara will portray Shishio Makoto, villain of the "Kyoto Arc."
The Japan produced live-action adaptation of the popular anime and manga, "Rurouni Kenshin" will reportedly receive not one but two more additional installments that cover the Kyota arc. Lead actor Takeru Sato confirmed to return in starring role.
New trailer for the first of four prequel Ghost in the Shell OVA's, border:1 Ghost Pain. Visit our anime section for all the latest news on the Major, Gatchaman, Goku and more.
Fans of classic old-school anime remember the name Lupin the III very fondly so the news of a new live-action Lupin the III film just may result in a goofy grin or two. Continue on for details.
Known as Battle Of The Planets in the US, this animated tv series has built up a huge fan following, and now we have a live-action adaptation from Grave of the Fireflies director Toya Sato. We've seen a teaser already, now check out the first full trailer after the jump..
The first teaser trailer for the live-action adaptation of the classic 60's anime and manga from Ikki Kajiwara and Naoki Tsuji, Tiger Mask (タイガーマスク). If you like wrestling and the WWE, this might be down your alley.
Watch the first 8 minutes of Production I.G's prequel OVA series, Ghost in the Shell Arise (with subtitles). The first volume in the four-part OVA series is titled 'border:1 Ghost Pain'.
The first official trailer for Bong Joon-Ho's upcoming sci-fi thriller film, Snowpiercer, has finally made its debut online and it provides us with a comprehensive look at the tone and concept of the plot. Check it out after the jump.
Four unused posters created by Juan Luis Garcia for Spike Lee's Oldboy. The film is a remake of the Chan-wook Park's 2003 South Korean revenge flick. Hit the jump to check out the posters.
Kuroshitsuji also known as Black Butler is getting the live-action treatment over in Japan. Check out a few snaps of the two lead actors, Hiro Mizushima and Ayame Gōriki in costume. Visit our anime section for all the latest 'japanimation' news.
A new, animated short for Ghost in the Shell: Arise, which is a tie-in for Microsoft has began streaming. It's entirely silent save for an awesome soundtrack, the short showcases awesome action and fluid animation. Check out Production I.G at the top of their game.
Warner Bros. may have "shelved" their live action Akira, but it seems studios still see some potential in Japanese Manga/Anime as Variety report that Universal have set their sights on 2007 Anime Vexille, with Evan Spiliotopoulos penning the script.
IRON MAN: RISE OF TECHNOVORE is a direct to video anime feature continuing the MARVEL Anime tradition with MADHOUSE Studios and Sony Pictures Animation of Japan.
The original dynamic duo will lend their unmistakable voices to the upcoming final season of the excellent animated show when they appear as the usual head-in-a-jar versions of themselves. Click on to see how they'll look channeling their most famous roles..
Guillermo del Toro on his plans to adapt Naoki Urasawa's Monster for HBO, Crossbones should be the next Winter Soldier reveal, Drax says Star-Lord is pretty cut and behind the scenes of HBO's Game of Thrones.
Sounds like the development wheel on a live-action Cowboy Bebop is quietly turning again as a recent interview with Cowboy Bebop anime director Shinichirō Watanabe says the project is "underway" but "details are a secret."
An article on The Hub's new cartoon series which focuses on a gender-swapping superhero caused quite a stir on CBM the other day, but the show's creator feels the right wing backlash is completely misplaced. Find out what he has to say after the jump.
Fans of Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli's 1989 anime film adaptation of Eiko Kadono's popular children's novel Kiki's Delivery Service will be excited by the first look at the titular character in the live-action adaptation.
New reports confirms that the new Dragon Ball Z movie will come to Latin America this year. Hit the jump for more details.
Kid's cable channel The Hub will debut an animated series called She-Zow, about a boy who uses a magic ring to transform himself into a superhero..that happens to be a girl! Read on for more info and a teaser pic.
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