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What anime or game would you like to see the most turned into a movie a series?

Naruto
3
9%
Slam Dunk
6
17%
Bokura ga Ita
3
9%
Gintama
2
6%
Ouran High School Host Club
6
17%
Fullmetal Alchemist
3
9%
One piece
2
6%
The Rose of Versailles
1
3%
A Square Enix Production(specify?)
2
6%
Something else (Specify?)
7
20%
 
Total votes: 35

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Anime & games into a live action/movie

Post by tasukile » Nov 19th, '10, 00:56

First of all if there's any mistake please ignore it. If you have any title you want to share, then do. Some release dates are for the theater in Japan not the international release or the DVD one. Enjoy! ^..^

Hollywood has been hungrily adapting popular Japanese manga and anime into movies. So Oricon went out and surveyed 900 men and women: “Which manga they would Most Like to see being adapted into a live-action movie.”

1. Slam Dunk
2. One Piece
3. Kimi ni Todoke
4. Bokura ga Ita
5. MONSTER
6. Gintama
7. Ouran High School Host Club
8. Tenshi Nanka Janai
9. Fullmetal Alchemist
10. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure
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I'm a huge fan of anime and manga. Recently, I noticed a huge wave, and it's getting bigger, aimed towards borrowing the anime/ manga plots and make them into drama and/or alive action. Here are some titles:

Anime made into a movie:

Akira
A manga made into an animation movie then 2 live actions. One of the producers is Leonardo Dicaprio. The first movie will cover between manga volumes 1-3 while the second movie will cover chapters between 4-6.

Abashiri Ikka
A manga made into anime then a Japanese live action. November 21, 2009.
Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QPBo1VV ... r_embedded

Assault girls
Its director is Mamoru Oshii the director of Ghost in the Shell, The Sky Crawlers, and Patlabor. December 19, 2009
Site: http://assaultgirlsmovie.com/
Trailer: http://www.nipponcinema.com/videos/1274 ... railer.flv

Ashita no Joe
A boxing manga made into anime and a live action. Feb 2011
Site: http://www.ashitano-joe.com/
Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mn7wsZNp ... r_embedded

Bleach
A manga into anime then a live action. It is announced that Warner bros adapted Bleach with Peter Segal as the director. Some of his works are Get Smart and The Longest Yard. It is said that the movie will be finished in 2012.

Battle Angel
A manga made into anime then a live action. James Cameron waited until he felt that the technology is up to the task and he's working on it now. It is set to be released in 2013. The first 3 volumes of the manga well be the focus on the live action. It would be filmed with the digital 3D system Cameron developed for Avatar.

Bunny Drop
A manga made into a Japanese live action. The main role is played by Kenichi Matsuyama. Summer 2011.

Bubblegum Crisis
An anime made into a comic book then a live action. To be released late in 2012.

Blood: The Last Vampire
A manga made into anime and many light novels and finally a live action. July 2009
Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pV5ukdJFGJQ

BECK: Mongolian Chop Squad
A manga made into anime then an all cast Japanese live action. The 4th of September 2010 in cinema.
Site: http://www.beck-movie.jp/

Boku no Hatsukoi wo Kimi ni Sasagu
A manga made into a Japanese live action. Oct 2009
Trailer: http://www.nipponcinema.com/videos/1274 ... railer.flv

Cyborg 009
A manga made into anime then a live action? Shotaro Ishinomori, the mangaka behind titles such as Kamen Rider, Cyborg 009, Harmagedon, and The Skull Man announced a surprise live action for one of his works. Speculations suggest that it's Cyborg 009 because, its site marked the 45 anniversary of the manga with a message that mentions one or more overseas film adaptations. Yet to be announced in 2012.

Cowboy Bebop
A manga made into an anime then a live action. Keanu Reeves (vomits) has been confirmed as playing the role of Spike Spiegel. It is scheduled to be released late in 2011.

Fruits Basket
Manga made into anime and now a live action. No release date and the cast is yet to be decided either Caucasians or Japanese. The Director is the same as the Cowboy Bebop with Keanu Reeves.

Gantz
A manga into anime then into a Japanese live action. January 29th 2011.
I'll probably watch it for Kenichi Matsuyama only XD'
Site: http://gantz-movie.com/index.html

Gatchaman
19 October 2010
Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVW1YvVW ... re=related

Ghost in the Shell
A manga made into anime, movies and then a live action. Steven Spielberg acquired the rights through DreamWorks. To be released in 2011

Kimi ni Todoke
A manga made into an anime then a Japanese live action. September 25, 2010 in cinema.
Site: http://www.kiminitodoke-movie.com/index.html

Light Novel no Tanoshii Kakikata
A novel made into a Japanese live action. Release date is 12/4/2010
Site: http://ranobe.jp/
Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwCVSN8S ... r_embedded

MPD psycho
A manga made into a 6 episode drama.
Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PSn8A-oz4LM

Maria sama ga Miteru
A novel into a anime then a Japanese live action. November 6, 2010
I hate this anime and probably well never understand WHY it's so popular. All girls no plot and for either children or nerdy moe boys/men >.>'
Site: http://www.mariasama-movie.jp/

My Darling is a Foreigner
Based on the "is he Turning Japanese" manga. April 2010
Trailer: http://www.nipponcinema.com/videos/1274 ... railer.flv

Moyashimon: Tales of Agriculture
A manga made into an anime then to an 11 episode Japanese drama. July 2010.
I didn't like the changes they made into the hero's relationships! Stick to the original story well ya!!

Ninja Scroll
An animation Movie made into a live action. Alex Tse wrote a script for Warner Brothers. It is said that Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way production company acquired the live action adaptation rights to the anime from Warner Brothers in 2008.

Neon Genesis Evangelion
Extremely popular manga made into anime then a live action. Ever since 2003 and it has been a turmoil and production hell. No release date yet!

Priest
Korean Min-Woo Hyung’s horror manhwa made into an English live action. August 27, 2011.
Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQLfMm3P ... r_embedded

Paradise kiss
A manga into anime then a Japanese live action. May 2011

Randys
A Kouichi Nagata manga made into a Japanese live action. November 14, 2009
Site: http://www.randies.jp/
Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XuKfOaIC ... r_embedded

Saru lock
A manga made into a 13 episode drama and a Japanese live action.
Site: http://saru-movie.jp/index2.html

Skip beat
A manga made into anime and now into a Chinese/Korean Drama.
They renamed it into "Extravagant Challenge" Ren well be played by Lee Donghae Choi while Sho is played by Si Won. Both men are from Super Junior.


Space Battleship Yamato
A manga made into anime then a Japanese live action. December 1, 2010.
What is interesting is that the theme song of the movie “Love Lives” is by Steven Tyler of Aerosmith!
Site: http://yamato-movie.net/index.html

Tetsujin 28
A manga made into anime then a live action. Its director is the one of ghost in shell and sky crawlers.

Tomie Unlimited
Horror Japanese manga made into 8 Live action since 1999. The new movie is scheduled to be released in Spring 2011.

Thriller restaurant
Know for some as Kaidan Restaurant.
Children's horror books made into anime then live action. August 2010.
Site: http://www.kaidan-restaurant-movie.com/
Trailer: http://www.nipponcinema.com/videos/1274 ... railer.flv

The Legend of Kamui
A manga " Sanpei Shirato" made into a Japanese live action. September 19, 2009

The girl who leapt through time
An animation movie has been made into a live action. March 2010
Site: http://tokikake.jp/indexp.html
Teaser: http://www.nipponcinema.com/videos/1274 ... teaser.flv

The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service
A manga made into an 11 episode drama. June 23, 2006

Vampire Hunter D
A novel made into anime and manga then a live action. The author Hideyuki Kikuchi is collaborating with producer of the Biohazard video game (Resident Evil in North America) Kikuchi also noted that new episodes are being made of the D.

Watashi no Yasashikunai Senpai
A novel made into a live action. The director Yutaka Yamamoto who directed titles The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Lucky Star and Kannagi makes his director début with this title. July 17, 2010.
Site: http://www.senpai.info/
Trailer: http://static.nipponcinema.com/videos/w ... railer.m4v

Voltron: Defender of the Universe
Anime made into manga then a live action. I'm not sure if it's CGed all the way like final fantasy or only parts of it. No release date yet, since 2005 many writers and legal problems with Toei company. One thing for sure the script is done >.>' and some concept art is released in September 16, 2010.

Yankee-kun to Megane-chan
A manga "Flunk Punk Rumble" into a Japanese live action. 23 of April 2010.

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There is a buzz and some talk about making these titles:
Clamp's Clover
Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade
TMNT a much darker movie
Full metal panic: A lot of talk about Zac Efron being the lead >.<''

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Some titles that had been made:
20th Century Boys 3: Redemption
Absolute Boyfriend
Antique Bakery
Bambino!
Bugmaster
Binbo Danshi
Boy Meets Ghost
Boku to Kanojo no XXX
Casshern
Cutey Honey
Chibi Maruko Chan
Dororo
Death Note
Dragon Ball Z
Dragon Zakura
Devil Beside You
Full House
Fist of the North Star
Goong
Guyver
Gokusen
God of Study
Hell girl
Hana Kimi
Hitsuji no uta
Hana Yori Dango
Honey and Clover
Here is Greenwood
Initial D
Ichi the killer
Itatsura Na Kiss
Great Teacher Onizuka.
Kurosagi
Kimi Wa Petto
Kung Fu Dunk
Kabamaru Igano (Don't watch it! Old ugly and not faithful to the original story)
Kami no Shizuku
Kyo kara Hitman
Lone wolf
Liar Game
Last Quarter
Lovely complex
My Girl
Monster
Marmalade Boy
Mei Chan no Shitsuji
Myuu no Anyo Papa ni Ageru
Nana
Nobuta Wo Produce
Otomen
One Pound no Fukuin
Princess Princess
RH Plus
Sapuri
Shinobi
Sakuran
Sky high
Sailor Moon
Speed Racer
Smiling pasta
Shrill Cries of Summer
The Rose
Tantei Gakuen Q
Tobaku Mokushiroku Kaiji
Uzumaki
Wallflower
Wicked city
Yatterman
Yukan Club
Zettai Kareshi
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Games made into live actions:

Dead Space
Electronic Arts hit video game

Gungrave
A game made into anime and now a live action.

Halo
One of the biggest producers in Hollywood history Steven Speildberg is in talks to produce Halo: The Fall of Reach.

Halo Legends
Game made into anime with 7 episodes. February 16, 2010.
Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tnlStGqcK_w

King of Fighters
A series of fighting games. To be released in 2010.
Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLUJs11m ... r_embedded

Shadow of the Colossus
I was so happy to hear that one my most favorite games is becoming a movie. But, alas, when I discovered that it's going to be an English movie by Sony Pictures' Kevin Misher who produced The Scorpion King and The Interpreter. While the huge fail Justin Marks is the script writer who wrote Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li >.<''''

Tekken
A series of fighting games. March 20, 2010
Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lWVTLLPwaQc&ob=av3n

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Post by theuncontactable » Nov 19th, '10, 02:19

Looking forward to Yamato & Ashita no Joe

Would like to see these as movies:
Hikaru no Go, Hajimme no ippo, juuni kokki (12 Kingdoms), Seirei no Moribito

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Post by tasukile » Nov 19th, '10, 02:29

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wow I would LOVE to see junni kokki T.T amazing choice!
seirei no moribito is a very good choice. In the other hand Hikaru no Go would really be hard to make since there is not alot of action. it's tricky beause it gonna be easy and hard to make at the same time.

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Post by theuncontactable » Nov 19th, '10, 02:41

Hikaru No Go is really suited for a drama rather than a movie

You forgot DMC:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4rC0VdbE2c

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Post by k361 » Nov 19th, '10, 06:32

Monster would be a good storyline for a drama.

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Post by «minah» » Nov 19th, '10, 07:12

I think there was a similar thread to this some pages back....
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Post by tasukile » Nov 19th, '10, 19:59

@«minah»

I made sure that there is no topic exactly like this. I made it myself.. gathered and arranged the information. The other topic you might refer to was the "RECOMMEND AN ANIME/MANGA FOR A LIVE DRAMA"
Mine is totally different because it gives information rather than asking for recommendation. So please next make sure before writing such comment ^.^'

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Post by «minah» » Nov 19th, '10, 20:05

I wasn't in any way trying to have any negativity in my comment, I'm just not sure how the admins/mods would feel about a thread that's similar to another, that's all. Sorry if you took it the wrong way, but whatever
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Post by The Chaos » Dec 7th, '10, 04:07

I would love to vote to One Piece and Gintama but Live action will be bad since the jokes in both show should be for manga/anime only :P although I wanna see Katsura for real :rofl:

voted for something else ..I wanna see Kare Kano in live action :wub:

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Post by mshaydown » Jan 7th, '11, 07:43

I second monster and karekano made as live action series. Those will be great. Oh btw, Tokikake was originally a live action movie made in 2002. It later had a spinoff "sequel" as an animation movie in 2006 which is probably what you were referring to in your post. Regardless, I think the 2010 live action movie lived up to my expectations.

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Post by aility » Jan 7th, '11, 07:54

Skip Beat is REALLY REALLY REALLY awesome! But the drama, I am not so sure... They will dubb the two guys from Suju right? since it is a TW-drama and all... And DongHae as Ren????!!!! How is he even going to pull that off?! Jerry Yan would be A MUCH MUCH MUCH better choice... And Siwon as Sho? Does that mean Siwon will dye his hair blond? :rofl: :rofl:

And Ariel Lin as Kyoto, baaah!!

I cannot see how this drama will turn out well... mataku....

and puleeease Hollywood, stay away from ruining the anime when adapting to live action. Keanu Reeves as Spike?! Over my dead body.... Wasnt it enough that they ruined Dragon Ball Z?!

Please let the cast in Fruits basket be Japanese.
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Post by badcompany » Jan 13th, '11, 02:34

I think genres and material such as Fruits Basket and Ouran High School Host Club, if remade into live-action movies, should remain within the Japanese entertainment industry. This type of humour wouldn't translate well to a western audience, nor would they be able to do it as well as the Japanese.

I haven't read much manga or seen many anime series but of what I've seen, I think Full Metal Alchemist and Neon Genesis Evangelion would be awesome as movies, if the focus is on the story rather than all out action. Evangelion would get my vote out of the two, have yet to see a series more deep and complex as this.

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Post by toraima » Jan 13th, '11, 04:39

I know Kimi ni Todoke has already been made into a movie, but I would love to see it as a series.. Really think it could work.

Wouldn't mind seeing Suzumiya Haruhi as a live action, simply because it'll be interesting :)

And wouldn't want to see anything live action made by anyone other than the Japanese :S

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Post by RhapsodyInBlack » Jan 18th, '11, 00:52

Already put up a post for it but the GANTZ live action looks AWESOME! Such a good cast put together for it...well...I guess I just mean Ninomiya and Matsuyama but WHATEVER! IT'S COOL!

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Post by kuro570 » Jan 18th, '11, 01:36

I want to see the Touhou story made into a CG movie. Unless you own all the games you miss valuable info pertaining to events and characters. Tbh it got hard to follow for a bit. Also I want to see my fav Izayoi Sakuya go with some dagger action.
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Anime you wish they made into J Drama

Post by SithSylar » Jan 18th, '11, 05:24

Bakuman
It's not easy to become and live as a mangaka, as Mashiro Moritaka knows from his late uncle. At 9th grade, while trying to keep up with reality, school and then a normal job, he left his notebook with a sketch of Azuki Miho, a girl he likes. Takagi Akito, a first-rate student found it and tries to convince Mashiro to draw a manga with his story. Mashiro doesn't like the idea and declines. Takagi, however, sticks to his dream and found out that Azuki wants to be a voice actress and has already gotten a good reply from a production company. Takagi then brought Mashiro to her house and told her his dream... Mashiro then tells her that he will write a manga with Takagi and will ask Azuki to voice their anime. Out of confusion, Mashiro asks her if their dreams become reality, will she marry him? She says yes, only if their dreams become true, and not otherwise!! Now, the lives of wannabe mangakas begin!!! Nominated for the 3rd Manga Taisho Award (2010)..
This is one anime i am really enjoying i just imagine it been turned in a J Drama and the 2 people go to Shonen Jump arghhh. Would be really awesome.

Hourou Musuko
The story depicts a young boy named Shuuichi Nitori who wants to be a girl, and his friend Yoshino Takatsuki, a girl who wants to be a boy. The series deals with issues such as transsexuality, gender identity, and the beginning of puberty.
I really like how this anime is serious and i really think it could easily translate into j drama :D What does everyone else think...

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Post by Aussa » Feb 7th, '11, 14:54

I'd want to see a Live action One Piece movie (made by the japanese of course)
I've been thinking alot recently about who would make good actors for the characters

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Post by beldaran » Feb 13th, '11, 20:10

lol. Aussa, your comment made me think about how Seto Kouji has been dressing up as Luffy for several months in various magazines. XD;

a scan from a random google image search:
http://media.photobucket.com/image/seto ... 6c2ea0.jpg
http://media.photobucket.com/image/seto ... fa602c.jpg

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Post by Aussa » Feb 14th, '11, 11:01

Haha,
Seto Koji was my choice for Luffy based on those exact pictures

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Post by GaussAlgorithmus » Aug 13th, '11, 20:57

I would love to see "ToraDora" toe be made as a dorama.

a) It's a nice story, I simply like it :p

b) It's a romantic school comedy, many people like this scenario.

c) It's completed in 25 anime episodes, so it's about 500min long, which would make something between 11 or 12 episodes a a dorama. Perfect.

d) It's not hard to convert the manga/anime into a real life dorama. There is no real "over the top" action, or generally very unrealistic scenes. So, no need to rewrite them, edit them out or s.th. like that.

e) I guess It would be quite cheap (location wise), because most of the anime/manga takes place at school or at home.

f) Shida Mirai would be the perfect person, to play one of the main roles: The "palm top tiger" Taiga Aisaka. She has nearly exactly the same high as Taiga (1,45m) and, after seeing Hammer Session, she could really pull off Taigas behaviour.

I think it would be awesome. :)

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Post by Aussa » Nov 28th, '11, 12:26

I know this is an old topic but if anyone was interested here is my pics for the cast of a one piece live action movie (not sure about Usopp and Nami)

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Post by raingirl » Mar 5th, '12, 05:56

Yakitate Ja-pan and Slam Dunk please! I wonder who will play the boys in Slam Dunk, especially Rukawa and Sakuragi! Oh, and of course, Gori! Will he be African American (as he is depicted in the anime hahaha)?

Has anyone seen the Detective Conan live action drama? It has 12 episodes, and the actor who played Mori was hilarious!

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Post by MatthewsC » Apr 2nd, '12, 14:31

I'd love to see K-On as a movie:) It's such an awesome anime series!
I've seen Beck: Live action and I can say it turned out great:)
As for Square Enix productions, I guess it would be good to see Final Fantasy VIII film:)

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Post by ilovejdramas » Aug 4th, '12, 08:54

I really wanted Kare Kano and Itazura na Kiss to be a jdrama series. Hopefully someone from Johnny's will play the role. :)8?
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Post by JaJe » Aug 4th, '12, 16:25

ilovejdramas wrote:I really wanted Kare Kano and Itazura na Kiss to be a jdrama series. Hopefully someone from Johnny's will play the role. :)8?
Itazura na Kiss has a jdrama live-action http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Itazura_na_Kiss
It was the first version to air (in 1996). The Taiwanese (2005/2007) and Korean (2010) versions came a lot later and that's why are so much more popular that only few people know about the original live-action. Also I am afraid that the huge success of latter versions makes it pointless to re-make the original version. Even though I do agree that it would be nice to have a new jdrama version (I mean: HEY! They even re-made GTO which is much "younger" than Itazura na Kiss)

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Post by ilovejdramas » Aug 4th, '12, 17:25

JaJe wrote:
Itazura na Kiss has a jdrama live-action http://wiki.d-addicts.com/Itazura_na_Kiss
It was the first version to air (in 1996). The Taiwanese (2005/2007) and Korean (2010) versions came a lot later and that's why are so much more popular that only few people know about the original live-action. Also I am afraid that the huge success of latter versions makes it pointless to re-make the original version. Even though I do agree that it would be nice to have a new jdrama version (I mean: HEY! They even re-made GTO which is much "younger" than Itazura na Kiss)
Oh, thanks for letting me know about Itazura na Kiss. I wasn't into jdramas during the 90's. :P
Yes, it would be always hard to surpass the original. Unless if they'll make the plot more interesting, cast wise and could portray the role well.
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