In the list of live Japanese manga-based movies there are 25 best films you can watch in 2019. The films are: Korosanai kare to shinanai kanojo, Bijin ga KonKatsu Shite Mitara, Hatsukoi, Kuubo Ibuki, Arukimedesu no taisen, The Stupidity of Good and Evil, 37 Seconds, Gakko Gurashi!, Gokudoruzu, Neko to Jiichan, etc. Please read the storyline of each of these films and don’t forget the schedule can change at any time!

Korosanai kare to shinanai kanojo (The Boyfriend Who Can’t Kill and the Girlfriend Who Won’t Die)

Japanese Live Manga-based Movies of 2019

Korosanai kare to shinanai kanojo (The Boyfriend Who Can’t Kill and the Girlfriend Who Won’t Die)

Korosanai kare to shinanai kanojo is Japanese Comedy Drama Romance movie based on the Seikimatsu’s manga of the same name published in 2017 by Kadokawa. The film revolves around a 3rd grade high school student named Rei Kosaka (Shotaro Mamiya). He is not interested in anything and lives a boring existence, and always says, “Just die already.”

One day, Rei Kosaka sees his classmate Nana Kano (Hinako Sakurai) burying a dead bee. They have very opposite personalities. But Rei takes an interest in Nano Kato, who carefully deals with a bee’s life, but the problem was Nano always says, “I want to die.”

Korosanai kare to shinanai kanojo is distributed by Kadokawa Pictures and Pony Canyon. Directed by Keiichi Kobayashi, with Seikimatsu and Keiichi Kobayashi was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Shotaro Mamiya and Hinako Sakurai. Reportedly this film aired in Japan in 2019.

10 Manbun no 1 (1/100,000)

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10 Manbun no 1 (1/100,000)

10 Manbun no 1 (1/100,000) is Japanese Drama Romance movie based on the Kaho Miyasaka’s manga series of the same name, first published in 2016 by Shogakukan. The film centered on a high school student named Rino Sakuragi (Yuna Taira). She is good friends with Ren Kiritani (Alan Shirahama) who is in the same high school. They have been close since their middle school days.

Rino holds special feelings for Ren Kiritani, but she is unable to tell him how she feels because he is popular. One day, Ren confesses to Rino that he likes her. They begin to date and enjoy their time together, but Rino is diagnosed with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis).

10 Manbun no 1 (1/100,000) is distributed by High Brow Cinema. Directed by Koichiro Miki, with Kaho Miyasaka and Chieko Nakagawa was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Alan Shirahama and Yuna Taira. Reportedly this film aired in Japan in 2019.

Hatsukoi: Otosan, Chibi ga Inaku Narimashita (Dad, Chibi is Gone)

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Hatsukoi: Otosan, Chibi ga Inaku Narimashita (Dad, Chibi is Gone)

Hatsukoi: Otosan, Chibi ga Inaku Narimashita is Japanese Comedy Drama Family movie based on the Keiko Nishi’s manga series Otosan, Chibi ga Inaku Narimashita published from 2013 to 2015 in magazine Zoukan Flowers. The film follows Masaru (Tatsuya Fuji) and Yukiko (Chieko Baisho) who have been married 44 years. They have three children who live independently from them. Masaru and Yukiko enjoy their peaceful days, but, one day, Yukiko tells her daughter Naoko (Mikako Ichikawa) that she wants to divorce Masaru.

Hatsukoi: Otosan, Chibi ga Inaku Narimashita is distributed by Klock Worx. Directed by Shotaro Kobayashi, with Kazumi Fukase and Kazushi Miki as producers. Meanwhile, Keiko Nishi and Yuka Honcho was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Chieko Baisho, Tatsuya Fuji, Mikako Ichikawa, Ryuji Sato, Katsuya Kobayashi, and Mio Yuki. Reportedly this film aired in Japan in 2019.

The Flowers of Evil (Aku no Hana)

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The Flowers of Evil (Aku no Hana)

The Flowers of Evil (Aku no Hana) is Japanese Drama Mystery Romance movie based on the Shuzo Oshimi’s manga series of the same name published from 2009 to 2014 in Japanese monthly manga magazine Bessatsu Shonen Magazine. The film revolves around a high school student named Takao Kasuga (Kentaro Ito). One day, he sees his popular classmate Aya Tokiwa (Marie Iitoyo) reading Charles Pierre Baudelaire’s “The Flowers of Evil” at a bookstore. When Takao Kasuga was in middle school, he admired the poetry collection “The Flowers of Evil.”

As a 2nd grade middle school student, Takao Kasuga found the gym clothes of popular classmate Nanako Saeki (Shiori Akita) in a classroom. He had a huge crush on her at the time. At that time, Takao Kasuga sensed someone’s presence near him and, without thought, he took off with Nanako Saeki’s gym clothes. The person who saw Takao Kasuga in the classroom was Sawa Nakamura (Tina Tamashiro).

The Flowers of Evil (Aku no Hana) is distributed by Phantom Film. Directed by Noboru Iguchi, with Shuzo Oshimi and Mari Okada was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Kentaro Ito, Tina Tamashiro, Shiori Akita, and Marie Iitoyo. Reportedly this film aired in Japan in 2019.

Ibuki 192 (Kuubo Ibuki)

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Ibuki 192 (Kuubo Ibuki)

Ibuki 192 (Kuubo Ibuki) is Japanese Action Drama movie based on the Kaiji Kawaguchi’s manga series of the same name first published 2014 in seinen manga magazine Big Comic. The Story takes place over a 24 hour period. Starting from 20 fishing boats of an unknown nationality suddenly fire upon and occupy parts of the Hateruma archipelago, in the southernmost part of Japan. Then members of the Japan Coast Guard are detained.

Under the extremely tense situation, the Japanese government sends Aircraft Carrier Ibuki and an escort fleet to the area. Ryota Akitsu (Hidetoshi Nishijima) is the captain of the Aircraft Carrier Ibuki and Toshiya Niinami (Kuranosuke Sasaki) is second-in-command. It is now 6:23 am. and Japan faces one day which they never have before.

Ibuki 192 (Kuubo Ibuki) is distributed by Kino Films. Directed by Setsuro Wakamatsu, with Kaiji Kawaguchi, Yasuo Hasegawa, and Kazunori Ito was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Hidetoshi Nishijima, Kuranosuke Sasaki, Tatsuya Fuji, Jun Murakami, Hoshi Ishida, and Shigeyuki Totsugi. Reportedly this film aired in Japan in 2019.

The Great War of Archimedes (Arukimedesu no taisen)

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The Great War of Archimedes (Arukimedesu no taisen)

The Great War of Archimedes (Archimedes no Taisen) is Japanese Action Drama Historical Mystery War movie based on the Norifusa Mita’s manga series of the same name, first published in 2015 in manga magazine Weekly Young Magazine. The story is set in the 1930’s, when the headquarters of the Imperial Japanese Navy sets out to build the world’s biggest battleship Yamato.

Rear Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto is opposed to that plan. Then he attracts Tadashi Kai (Masaki Suda) who is a genius mathematician. Tadashi Kai discovers discrepancies related to the estimated cost to build the battleship. He tries to uncover a conspiracy in the military.

The Great War of Archimedes (Archimedes no Taisen) is distributed by Toho. Directed by Takashi Yamazaki, with Norifusa Mita and Takashi Yamazaki was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Masaki Suda, Isao Hashizume, Min Tanaka, Minami Hamabe, Hiroshi Tachi, and Tasuku Emoto. Reportedly this film aired in Japan in 2019.

Tezuka’s Barbara

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Tezuka’s Barbara

Tezuka’s Barbara is Japanese British German Fantasy Mystery movie based on a Osamu Tezuka’s manga series Barbara published from 1973 to 1974 by Big Comic. This is an adult-orientated fantasy tale filled with love and the occult from Osamu Tezuka’s reimagining of “The Tales of Hoffmann”. Its story deals with the erotic and bizarre experiences of a famous novelist called Yosuke Mikura whose life is tossed upside down by a mysterious girl named “Barbara”.

Yosuke Mikura, a famous author, wandering the packed tunnels of Shinjuku Station, where he makes a strange discovery: a drunk woman, her rags caked in mud, who can quote French poetry. Her name is Barbara. He takes her home for a bath and a drink, and before long Barbara has made herself into Mikura’s shadow, saving him from egotistical delusions and jealous enemies. But just as Mikura is no saint, Barbara is no benevolent guardian angel, and Mikura grows obsessed with discovering her secrets, tangling with thugs, sadists, magical curses and mythical beings – all the while wondering whether he himself is still sane.

Tezuka’s Barbara is produced by Thefool, Third Window Films, Rapid Eye Movies. Directed by Makoto Tezuka, with Shunsuke Koga and Adam Torel as producers. Meanwhile, Hisako Kurosawa and Osamu Tezuka was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Fumi Nikaido, Goro Inagaki, Shizuka Ishibashi, Kiyohiko Shibukawa, Minami Hinase, and Eri Watanabe. Reportedly this film aired in Japan in 2019.

Zenaku no Kuzu (The Stupidity of Good and Evil)

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Zenaku no Kuzu (The Stupidity of Good and Evil)

Zenaku no Kuzu is Japanese Action Crime Drama Thriller movie based on the Watanabe Daisuke’s manga of the same name, published from 2014 to 2016 by Shonen Gahosha in Young King magazine. It is a story of two man, Takeshi Kamonome (Kamo) who runs an old book store and Toranobu Shimada (Tora) taking charge of revenge under the crime victim’s request, to criminals who do not receive adequate judgment and reflect on crime even though they are hands-on hands. The cases appearing in the play have been adapted to motifs in the majority of cases that actually occurred.

Zenaku no Kuzu is directed by Koji Shiraishi, with Hideo Jojo and Watanabe Daisuke was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Hirofumi Arai, Kento Hayashi, and Fumika Baba. Reportedly this film aired in Japan in 2019.

Chiwawa

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Chiwawa

Chiwawa is Japanese Youth Romance Crime Drama Mystery movie based on a Kyoko Okazaki’s Chiwawa-chan manga series published 1996 by Kadokawa Shoten. The film tells a story about Chiwawa (Shiori Yoshida), one of the girls who is quite popular in Tokyo. But one day, her dead body is found in Tokyo Bay. Her body are in pieces. Chiwawa’s friends gather to remember her, but they realize they do not know anything about her like her real name or her background. What really happened to him?

Chiwawa is produced by Geek Sight, Toei Video Company, and distributed by Kadokawa Pictures (Japan). Directed by Ken Ninomiya, with Ken Ninomiya and Kyôko Okazaki was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Chiaki Kuriyama, Tadanobu Asano, Nijirô Murakami, Mugi Kadowaki, Tina Tamashiro, Ryô Narita, Shiori Yoshida, Kan’ichirô Satô, and Kotone Furukawa. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on January 18, 2019.

School-Live! (Gakko Gurashi!)

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School-Live! (Gakko Gurashi!)

School-Live! is Japanese Horror movie based on the Kaihou Norimitsu’s manga of the same name, illustrated by Chiba Sadoru which was published from 2012 by Houbunsha. The film focuses on Yuki Takeya (Midori Nagatsuki), a cheerful high school girl who lives at Megurigaoka Private High School and spends time with the School Living Club alongside other fellow members: Kurumi Ebisuzawa, Yuri Wakasa, and Miki Naoki. When a plague attacks residents in the city, they are the only survivors of the zombie apocalypse.

School-Live! is directed by Issei Shibata, with Norimitsu Kaiho was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Midori Nagatsuki, Nanami Abe, Wakana Majima, Rio Kiyohara, and Nonoka Ono. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on January 25, 2019.

Gekijô-ban: Rike-koi – rikei ga koi ni ochita no de shômei shite mita

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Gekijô-ban: Rike-koi – rikei ga koi ni ochita no de shômei shite mita

Gekijô-ban: Rike-koi – rikei ga koi ni ochita no de shômei shite mita. is Japanese Comedy Romance Sci-Fi movie based on manga of the same name. The film revolves around Shinya Yukimura (Shun Nishime) and Ayame Himuro (Nana Asakawa) are two scientists that want to find out if love can be solved by a scientific theory. These two scientists also have feelings for each other and want to be able to solve their feelings through similar theoretical facts. With this perfect opportunity, these scientists will attempt to solve the theory of the love they express for each other.

Gekijô-ban: Rike-koi – rikei ga koi ni ochita no de shômei shite mita. is produced by Chiba Television broadcasting,Den (II),Excellent Film, etc., and distributed by Excellent Film (Japan) and Triple Up (Japan). Directed by Masatsugu Asahi and Toshihiro Satô, with Takeshi Yamamoto as producer. Meanwhile, Arihred Yamamoto, Hidehiro Ito, and Shûji Yuki was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Nana Asakawa, Tom Fujita, Kôichi Kasuga, Shun Nishime, Karin Ogino, Tsukushi Suzuki, and Yûka Yano. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on February 1, 2019.

Back Street Girls: Gokudoruzu

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Back Street Girls: Gokudoruzu

Back Street Girls: Gokudoruzu is Japanese Drama Action Comedy movie based on Jasmine Gyuh’s manga series Back Street Girls published on 2015 to 2018 in Weekly Young Magazine. The film tells about Kentaro Yamamoto, Ryo Tachibana and Kazuhiko Sugihara who are members of a young gangster. They made a mistake that made their boss angry, and then these young men begged for their lives.

Their boss heard that idol groups can bring in a lot of money. He forces these three young men to undergo sex change operations and receive plastic surgery. After the operation, three men, who have now become women, made their debut as a female idol group “Gokudoruzu.”

Back Street Girls: Gokudoruzu is distributed by Toei (Japan). Directed by Keinosuke Hara, with Shôichirô Masumoto was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Akira Kamiya, Kazue Ikura, Yoko Asagami, Tessho Genda, and Mami Koyama. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on February 8, 2019.

Tora-san

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Tora-san

Tora-san is Japanese Drama Comedy movie based on Mina Itaba’s manga series of the same name published in 2014 in You magazine. The film revolves around Suzuo Takahata who works as an unpopular manga writer. He (Hiromitsu Kitayama) is married to Natsuko (Mikako Tabe) and they have one daughter Miyu (Kokoro Hirasawa).

Suzuo spends his days drinking and gambling. One day, he dies in a traffic accident. Suzuo Takahata believes he is going to Hell, but he is given one month to reflect on his life and his family. He then returned to the world and lived as a cat.

Tora-san is distributed by Showgate (Japan). Directed by Masaya Kakehi, with Mina Itaba was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Hiromitsu Kitayama, Mikako Tabe, Kokoro Hirasawa, Marie Iitoyo, Eriko Tomiyama, and Jun Kaname. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on February 15, 2019.

The Island of Cats (Neko to Jiichan)

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The Island of Cats (Neko to Jiichan)

The Island of Cats (Neko to Jiichan) is Japanese Drama Comedy movie Based on Nekomaki’s manga series Neko to Jiichan published in 2015 by Kadokawa. The story revolves around Daikichi (Shinosuke Tatekawa), a 70-year-old man and lives on a small island. Since his wife died, he has lived with his cat Tama. Daikichi was born and raised on the small island and enjoys his relaxing days with his childhood friends including Iwao (Kaoru Kobayashi) and his cat Tama.

Daikichi has a son Tsuyoshi (Takashi Yamanaka) who lives in Tokyo. Tsuyoshi little worried about his father living alone on the island, but Daikichi is content with his life. After his close friend passes away, Daikichi worries about his physical condition. His daily life begins to change.

The Island of Cats (Neko to Jiichan) is distributed by The Klockworx (Japan). Directed by Mitsuaki Iwagô, with Kazumi Fukase as producer. Meanwhile, Fumi Tsubota was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Tatekawa Shinosuke, Ko Shibasaki, Tasuku Emoto, Ginpuncho, Takashi Yamanaka, and Shono Hayama. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on February 22, 2019.

Tonde Saitama

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Tonde Saitama

Tonde Saitama is Japanese Action Comedy Drama Fantasy Romance Spy movie based on the Mineo Maya manga series, Saitama Tonde which was published in 1982 to 1983 in Japanese shojo manga magazine, Hana to Yume. The film tells a world where people are discriminated based on their birthplace, Saitama Prefecture is particularly criticized by the people in Tokyo.

One day, a mysterious male student named Rei Asami transfers to Hakuhoudou Academy, a prestigious high school in Tokyo, from America. Momomi Hakuhoudou, the president of the school’s student council and the grandson of the director of the school, is gradually attracted by him.

However, Rei’s secret origin that he was born in Saitama is accidentally revealed. He returns to Saitama to join resistance movement to eliminate discrimination against Saitama citizens. When Momomi learns that a powerful politician tries to destroy Rei’s resistance group, he decides to go to Saitama to inform Rei of the danger.

Tonde Saitama is distributed by Toei. Directed by Hideki Takeuchi, with Mineo Maya and Tomokazu Tokunaga was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Fumi Nikaido, Gackt, Ryo Kato, Brother Tom, Kumiko Aso, and Shah Rukh Khan. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on February 22, 2019.

When Mother Died, I Thought That I Wanted to Eat Remains

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When Mother Died, I Thought That I Wanted to Eat Remains

When Mother Died, I Thought That I Wanted to Eat Remains is Japanese Drama Comedy Mystery movie based on Satoshi Miyagawa manga series Haha o Nakushita Toki, Boku wa Ikotsu o Tabetai to Omotta published 2014 by Shinchosha. The film tells the story of Satoshi’s life when he was little, and his mother, Akiko, always takes care of him. She was gentle, but strong mentally. Two years ago, Akiko was diagnosed with cancer. Now, it is Satoshi’s turn to takes care of his mother, while Satoshi’s girlfriend Mari gives him support. But then his mother could not be saved and passes away.

One year later, Satoshi, his father Toshiaki and his older brother Yuichi start new lives. Around that time, Satoshi receives a present from his mother. And that becomes a mystery.

When Mother Died, I Thought That I Wanted to Eat Remains is distributed by Asmik Ace Entertainment (Japan). Directed by Tatsushi Ohmori, with Gaku Kawasaki and Tomohiro Kobayashi as producers. Meanwhile, Satoshi Miyagawa and Tatsushi Omori was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Ken Yasuda, Mitsuko Baisho, Nao Matsushita, Jun Murakami, and Renji Ishibashi. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on February 22, 2019.

L-DK 2: Two Loves, Under One Roof

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L-DK 2: Two Loves, Under One Roof

L-DK 2: Two Loves, Under One Roof is Japanese Comedy Drama Romance School Youth movie as a sequel to the 2014 film “L-DK” which was also directed by Yasuhiro Kawamura, based on Ayu Watanabe’s manga series, L•DK published by Kodansha started from 2009 to 2017. The story revolves around Aoi Nishimori (Mone Kamishiraishi) and Shusei Kugayama (Yosuke Sugino) who are in love and begin to live together secretly. Suddenly, Shusei’s cousin Reon Kugayama (Ryusei Yokohama) comes to them. Their secret is discovered by Reon. Now, Aoi, Shusei and Reon begin to live together.

L-DK 2: Two Loves, Under One Roof is distributed by Toei (Japan). Directed by Yasuhiro Kawamura, with Michiru Egashira was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Mone Kamishiraishi, Yosuke Sugino, and Ryusei Yokohama. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on March 21, 2019.

Bijin ga KonKatsu Shite Mitara

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Bijin ga KonKatsu Shite Mitara

Bijin ga KonKatsu Shite Mitara is Japanese Comedy Romance movie based on Arako Toaru’s manga series of the same name published in 2017 by Shogakukan Creative INC.. The film tells the story of Takako (Mei Kurokawa,) a beautiful woman in her 30’s and she works as a designer. Takako has only had relationships with married men. She decides to change herself with the help of her manga artist friend Keiko (Asami Usuda). Takako signs up at a matchmaking site. Soon. Takako meets two men and she takes an interest in the two men. Meanwhile, Takako has an argument with her friend Keiko.

Bijin ga KonKatsu Shite Mitara is produced by Yoshimoto Kogyo Company, and distributed by Katsu-do. Directed by Akiko Ohku, with Akira Hayasaka, Ujikatsu Omori, Miyuki Tanaka, and Kasumi Yao as producers. Meanwhile, Arako Toaru and Jiro was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Mei Kurokawa, Asami Usuda, Tomoya Nakamura, Kei Tanaka, Seminosuke Murasugi, Masaki Sumitani, Shinpei Ichikawa, Taro Yabe, Atsuko Hirata, and Songha. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on March 23, 2019.

You’re on April, Spica (After-School Starlight) (4-gatsu no Kimi, Supica)

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You’re on April, Spica (After-School Starlight) (4-gatsu no Kimi, Supica)

You’re on April, Spica (4-gatsu no Kimi, Supica) is Japanese Drama comedy Romance movie based on the Miwako Sugiyama’s manga series of the same name published from 2015 to 2017 by Shogakukan in manga magazine Shojo Comic. The story centers on a first grade high school student named Sei Saotome (Haruka Fukuhara). She had Fifteen-year-old, and she does not get along with the other students. She tends to fail at the most crucial times and her school life sucks in general.

But things changed when she meets 2 male students: Mizuki (Koji Kominami) and Taiyo (Taiki Sato). Mizuki doesn’t talk much, but he likes astronomy. Taiyo has a sharp tongue and he is smart. They both plan to join the astronomy club which leads Sei to join the club as well.

You’re on April, Spica (4-gatsu no Kimi, Supica) is directed by Kentaro Otani, with Akihiko Takaishi as producer. Meanwhile, Miwako Sugiyama and Natsuko Ikeda was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Fukuhara haruka, sato daiki, Suzuki Jin, Igeta Hiroe, Natsume Kana, Nanzan Azusa, and Ohara yuno. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on April 2019.

Kingdom (Kingudamu)

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Kingdom (Kingudamu)

Kingdom is Japanese Action History War movie adapted from 2006’s manga series of the same name, written and illustrated by Yasuhisa Hara. The film tells the story of a war orphan young boy named Shin (Kento Yamazaki), who had a dream to become the greatest general of the Qin Kingdom. Set in the Qin Dynasty during the Warring States Period in ancient China, Shin met the young King Eisei Ryo Yoshizawa who had a goal to unify all of China. The encounter will determine Shin’s subsequent fate, and the history of the Qin Dynasty.

Kingdom is produced by Pathé, Square Enix Co., Ltd., Constantin Film, and distributed by Toho (Japan). Directed by Shinsuke Sato, with Yasuhisa Hara, Tsutomu Kuroiwa, and Shinsuke Sato was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Kento Yamazaki, Ryo Yoshizawa, Masami Nagasawa, Kanna Hashimoto, Tony Jaa, and Hayden Christensen. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on April 19, 2019.

Kakegurui The Movie – Compulsive Gambler

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Kakegurui The Movie – Compulsive Gambler

Kakegurui The Movie – Compulsive Gambler is Japanese Action Crime Drama Gambling movie adaptation of a manga series of the same name by Homura Kawamoto, first published 2014 in magazine Gekkan Gangan Joker. This film will take place at Hyakkaou Private Academy, a prestigious institution for the privileged, which was first established on 122 years ago. The students there are ranked by their gambling winnings. The winners receive everything including fame and fortune. The winners also dominates the losers.

One day, female transfer student named Yumeko Jabami (Minami Hamabe) arrives there. Yumeko Jabami has a pretty appearance, but she is a gambling maniac who loves high stakes.

Kakegurui The Movie – Compulsive Gambler is produced by Summit Entertainment, Dub, Inc., EuropaCorp, TF1 Films Production, and distributed by GAGA Pictures (Japan). Directed by Tsutomu Hanabusa, with Homura Kawamoto, Toru Naomura, Minato Takano, and Tsutomu Hanabusa was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Minami Hamabe, Mahiro Takasugi, Aoi Morikawa, Ruka Matsuda, Yurika Nakamura, and Mito Natsume. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on May, 2019.

The Fable

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The Fable

The Fable is Japanese Action Drama Spy Thriller movie based on Katsuhisa Minami’s manga series of the same name published from 2014 in Japanese manga magazine Weekly Young Magazine. Tells the story about a boy who was trained as a killer. He is now an elite contract killer and has the nickname of Fable. The man gets 1 year off from his job as a contract killer. He begin his life as an ordinary person in Osaka under the name Akira Sato.

The Fable is distributed by Shochiku (Japan). Directed by Kan Eguchi, with Katsuhisa Minami and Yusuke Watanabe was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Junichi Okada, Fumino Kimura, Mizuki Yamamoto, Sota Fukushi, Yuya Yagira, and Osamu Mukai. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on June 21, 2019.

Hot Gimmick (A Diary of a Hot Gimmick)

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Hot Gimmick (A Diary of a Hot Gimmick)

Hot Gimmick (A Diary of a Hot Gimmick) is Japanese Comedy Drama Romance movie based on the Miki Aihara’s manga series, Hot Gimmick published from 2000 to 2005 in shojo manga magazine Betsucomi. The film is centered on Hatsumi Narita (Miona Hori), an ordinary high school student. She lives with her nice older brother Shinogu (Shotaro Mamiya), bright younger sister Akane and her parents at a company apartment complex. One day, she lets Ryoki Tachibana (Hiroya Shimizu), who lives in the same apartment building as her, take advantage of her weak point. Since then, she is blackmailed by Ryoki Tachibana into abiding by his wish.

Hatsumi Narita’s childhood friend Azusa Odagiri (Mizuki Itagaki) moves back to into her neighborhood. Azusa is now a popular model and he seems to care about Hatsumi Narita just like when they were kids. Hatsumi is attracted to Azusa Odagiri. Even though Ryoki Tachibana tries to interfere, Hatsumi Narita and Azusa Odagiri begin to date. Hatsumi Narita is happy, but Azusa Odagiri has secret motives.

Hot Gimmick (A Diary of a Hot Gimmick) is directed by Yuki Yamato, with Miki Aihara and Yuki Yamato was applies as writers. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Miona Hori, Hiroya Shimizu, Mizuki Itagaki, and Shotaro Mamiya. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on June 28, 2019.

Tokyo Ghoul 2

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Tokyo Ghoul 2

Tokyo Ghoul 2 is Japanese Action fantasy Horror movie as a sequel to the previous film Tokyo Ghoul released in 2017. The film is based on the Sui Ishida’s manga series Tokyo Ghoul which was published from 2011 to 2018 in weekly Japanese magazine Weekly Young Jump. The film tells the story of a sketchy ghoul named Gourmet who invites a college student named Kaneki to dine with him at a special restaurant where the young man may find himself on the menu.

Ken Kaneki (Masataka Kubota) is a student who is also half-ghoul and half-human. He agonizes over his situation and trying to avoid other ghouls. He shelters himself at Anteiku Cafe and spends time with Toka Kirishima (Maika Yamamoto). One day, a ghoul, Shu Tsukiyama (Shota Matsuda), appears at Anteiku Cafe and he is called the Gourmet.

Tokyo Ghoul 2 is produced by Shochiku, and distributed by Shochiku Company (Japan). Directed by Kentarô Hagiwara, with Sui Ishida was applies as writer. Cast for the main characters in the film include: Masataka Kubota, Maika Yamamoto, Nobuyuki Suzuki, Hiyori Sakurada, Yu Aoi, and Yo Oizumi. Reportedly this film aired in Japan on July 19, 2019.

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