Tag Archive: Japanese Movies

Mar 27 2017

First look at character desgins and preview of “No Game No Life” movie!!

The anime movie “No Game No Life” hit theaters in Japan on July 15. The film has been talked about for some time and now new characters designs have been released as well as a trailer. The story will center on Riku and Shuvi, not Sora and Shiro. Riku is much like Sora both in …

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Mar 17 2017

NEW Eureka Seven movie series coming soon!!

Eureka Seven’s official website has just announced plans for a three-part movie series based upon the first anime series that ran from April 2005 to March 2006 for 50 episodes. The trilogy, titled Eureka Seven Hi-Evolution, will feature two characters from the original series, Renton Thurston and Eureka, but will also introduce the “First Summer …

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Feb 24 2017

Release date for Fullmetal Alchemist live film announced!!

That’s right!! The official website for the live-action adaption of Hiromu Arakawa’s popular Full Metal Alchemist manga has finally been given a release date. December 1, 2017 is the chosen date and with good reason. In Japan, movie hold a little something called “First Day” discount where they sell tickets for 1,100 yen, 700 yen …

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Aug 01 2016

Rurouni Kenshin movie trilogy coming to US theatres!!

Rurouni Kenshin is one of the greatest historical tales ever told. Set in the Meiji era of Japan, the series followed Himura Kenshina as he wandered Japan offering protection and aid to those in need to atone for the murders he committed. Rurouni Kenshin debuted in April 25, 1994 in Weekly Shonen Jump. Since then …

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Feb 25 2016

It’s REAL! ‘The Ring’ VS ‘The Grudge’ in ‘Sadako vs Kayako’ teaser trailer!

My J-Horror hype button has been pressed, and my body is ready! After a fake trailer’s viral spread, Kadokawa and NBCUniversal Japan liked the idea and are now working together to make it a reality! So far all that’s known is that t’s already in production, the director is Koji Shiraishi, and that it will be released in …

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Aug 29 2013

Unknown Japan 6 at PhilaMOCA

Are you interested in Japanese movie culture? Perhaps just old movies with funny special effects? Either way, you can enjoy a nice helping of both, every wednesday, absolutely free of charge at the Philadelphia Mausoleum of Contemporary Art, also known as PhilaMOCA. Free popcorn too. From the Unknown Japan website: Unknown Japan is a free …

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