“Hatsukoi Lost Time” movie trailer released, Ryokuoshokushakai to sing the theme song

The 2016 novel “Hatsukoi Lost Time” (MEDIAWORKS/KADOKAWA) by Nishina Yuuki is receiving a film adaptation and the film will be in theaters on September 20th. The film stars M!LK’s Itagaki Mizuki and Kiryu Sakura. Announced today was that the group Ryokuoshokushakai will sing the theme Read More …

Eiga Reviews (the ’50s): Jigokumon (Gate of Hell) (1953)

A tragic film about unrequited love and ones believe in love and honor, “Gate of Hell” is in essence, wonderful Japanese cinema showcasing a love triangle during feudal Japan. One of the great Teinosuke Kinugasa films which also happens to be the first Japanese color Read More …

People on YouTube trolled when they thought the full version of “Detective Pikachu” was illegally uploaded on YouTube, receives over 4.7 million views

Actor Ryan Reynolds (who provides the voice of Detective Pikachu) has tricked everyone when he directed people to what looked like an illegally uploaded full movie of “Detective Pikachu” on YouTube on May 7th and the video which is 1:42:53 long has received over 4.7 Read More …

“Meitantei Conan: Konjo no Fist” (Detective Conan: The Fist of the Blue Sapphire) is expected to surpass 10 billion yen in the box office due to longer Golden Week

“Meitantei Conan: Konjo no Fist” (Detective Conan: The Fist of the Blue Sapphire), the 23rd animated film for the popular series took home 1,886,292,700 yen (around $16.85 million US) in its first three days. Nowt he latest announcement is that the the latest film is Read More …

Meitantei Pikachu to be shown in theaters in Japan on May 3rd, Iitoyo Marie and Takeuchi Ryoma to do the Japanese voice dub

It was announced that “Meitantei Pikachu” (Detective Pikachu) will be shown in theaters in Japan on May 3rd. A new trailer was released today: It was announced that fashion model/actress Iitoyo Marie will be the Japanese voice dub actress for Lucy (played by Kathleen Newton, Read More …

“Sayonara Kuchibiru” to be released in theaters in Japan on May 31st, trailer released

The film “Sayonara Kuchibiru will be released in theaters on May 31st and stars Komatsu Nana, Kadokawa Mugi and Narita Ryo. The film revolves around a two-piece female band known as “Haruleo” and Leo (Komatsu) and Haru (Kadokawa) have decided to breakup and will travel Read More …

Schoolgirl transforms into Ultrawoman in upcoming film “Gekijo-ban Ultraman R/B Select! Kizuna no Crystal”

“Gekijo-ban Ultraman R/B Select! Kizuna no Crystal” will be released in select theaters beginning on March 8th and in the new theatrical trailer, an Ultrawoman can be seen. For those following the series, the show focuses on two brothers, Minato Katsumi (Iltraman Rosso) and Minato Read More …

French comedy/live action film adaptation of “City Hunter”, “Nicky Larson: Et Le Parfum De Cupidon” is performing well in the box office

On February 6th, the French live action adaptation of the anime series “City Hunter” was released in theaters and in five days, 630,000 tickets were sold and is currently at #3 in the box office.  Considering the film is against popular films such as “Qu’est-ce Read More …

“The Amazing Spider-Man” and “(500) Days of Summer” director Marc Webb to direct Hollywood live-action remake of animated film “Your Name.”

It was announced that “The Amazing Spider-Man” and “500 Days of Summer” director Marc Webb will be directing the Hollywood live-action adaptation of Shinkai Makoto’s animated film “Kimi no Na Wa.” (Your Name.). Paramount and J.J. Abram’s Bad Robot acquired the remake rights from Toho, Read More …

Death Note: Light Up the New World (Neo-Tokyo 2099 Eiga Reviews, 2016)

Fans of the live action “Death Note” films will probably enjoy “Death Note: Light Up the New World”. The film is more action-driven and for an original storyline, the film does work.  But just not on the same level as its predecessor.  Still, it’s a Read More …