Netflix Live Action Death Note “Blasphemy”

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The reputation of live action adaptations of anime classics have been done no favors with the unveiling of the first trailer for Netflix’s live action Death Note film, generating a great deal of rage online for a multitude of reasons, from the non-Asian actors to the alteration of Light’s name – not an entirely surprising outcome considering the similar ongoing fiasco with Ghost in the Shell.

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  • Anonymous commented on March 25, 2017 05:32

    Lets be honest though, the Japanese live action adaption was campy as all fuck and just as bad..... More

  • Ekam commented on March 25, 2017 00:17

    Hollywood movies are like fanfics They think it is good to have such twists to the story and extras, but they are usually so wrong... More


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The top franchises that most surprisingly obtained a live action movie adaptation outside of Japan have served as the focus of this new ranking, with one post-apocalyptic series full of action and blood somehow snagging the top spot.

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  • Anonymous commented on March 24, 2017 15:43

    Without question. It was not only the most-surprising franchise to receive a foreign live-action adaptation (a modestly successful light novel that got a short manga adaptation), it was also arguably the best. Edge of Tomorrow... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 23, 2017 16:02

    funny part is that movie was an ok goofy comedy if you remove the dragonball name from it.... More


Ghost in the Shell Promotion Backfires

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One final marketing stunt by Paramount Pictures in order to promote the highly controversial live action Ghost in the Shell movie has seemingly backfired as the internet has taken the opportunity to troll the whitewashed production, an unsurprising turn of events considering how loud the negative criticism has been.

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  • Anonymous commented on March 22, 2017 07:55

    @16:47 So many other Americans would be pissed off that they have such a soft cock pussy as their countrymen. SJWs, weebs and retards stir up some crap and you feel "ashamed" to be American? You're... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 21, 2017 20:41

    @08:13 lol, next thing you know it'll be racist to prefer to see black slaves and white masters in a movie set in 18th century France.... oh wait!... More


Boku Dake ga Inai Machi Gets Netflix Live Action

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The next beloved anime series to be converted into a live action TV drama (that will almost inevitably fail due to the low success rate of live action projects and be reviled forever) by the notorious Netflix has been revealed to be none other than Boku Dake ga Inai Machi, which may possibly have a chance at succeeding due to the show’s scant need for special effects and its un-whitewashed cast.

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  • Anonymous commented on March 16, 2017 10:54

    does anyone remember if Rift or Artefact complained about race-bending when the live action Attack on Titan or Full Metal Alchemist movies were announced? Me neither...... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 16, 2017 10:51

    welcome to sankaku... More


Gintama Live Action Actors: “Seasons Greetings”

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Some of the actors for Gintama‘s upcoming live action film have starred in a short “seasons greeting” video for the advent of spring, attempting to spread joy throughout the land by brandishing Gintama’s heartfelt spirit, which some may find to not have the same kind of luster that the beloved anime would have had…

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  • Anonymous commented on March 13, 2017 03:59

    Everything is just "off" but not the worst considering how bad these can get..... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 12, 2017 21:14

    http://vignette1.wikia.nocookie.net/cartoonfatness/images/2/2e/Kagura_Big_Belly_1.png looks accurate to me... More


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Former Mythbuster Adam Savage has visited the Weta Workshop in New Zealand to get a look at the various robo-geisha props used throughout the highly controversial Ghost in the Shell movie, bound to at least prove fascinating for even those still upset at the movie’s casting of non-Asian actors and general divorcedness from the source material.

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  • Imyou commented on March 9, 2017 02:38

    I feel the same way about the first - haven't seen the second. Oshii did the same thing to GITS that he did to Urusei Yatsura and Patlabor - he sucked the depth out of... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 7, 2017 23:19

    Wait what? This isn't something made up for the movie, te geisha are part of the original.... More


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Serious spy anime Joker Game has revealed all the stylish suits that the actors of its upcoming stage play will be donning, with all the established males on display bound to have fujoshi (and possibly even hardcore fans) drooling…

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  • Anonymous commented on March 5, 2017 16:27

    some of them look like girls. but i guess girls doing male roles are common in japanese stageplay.... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 5, 2017 05:01

    Of course none of them can actually act like usual and they where just casted cause of looks or because they are new idols whatever blargh...... More


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The highly controversial Ghost in the Shell live action film has had another brief trailer released online to be both torn apart and mindlessly praised (like all the others before it) by the anime’s devoted worshipers, with the movie’s eventual launch looking likely to herald a similar reception…

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  • Anonymous commented on March 7, 2017 12:40

    Exactly this. At least Weta probably will be doing Gunnm, and it probably will not suck because of Cameron.... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 7, 2017 12:37

    Except the "original creator" got paid peanuts for this, since it was not him who have the true say to this deal. Look at all these apologist making shat up as they go.... More


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The oft-dreaded live action adaptation has gotten the spotlight in this latest list, displaying the upcoming releases that voters are most excited for and proving that the popularity of one particularly long-running series has yet to die down.

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  • Anonymous commented on March 10, 2017 22:17

    And lead is perfectly safe.... More

  • Anonymous commented on March 10, 2017 06:28

    Ruroni Kenshin... ALL 3... More


NieR: Automata × Amazarashi

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Alternative rock band Amazarashi has produced a MV for the upcoming NieR: Automata, a collaboration born of the lead singer’s passion for the NieR series, with him being more than happy to lend his band’s popularity to boost the game.

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  • Anonymous commented on February 8, 2017 19:40

    Video budget: Food 100 bucks Dolls 10000 bucks... More

  • Anonymous commented on February 8, 2017 07:19

    The way it looks, more like nier: automata x shiki.... More


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The highly controversial Ghost in the Shell live action film has managed to snag a time spot during the upcoming Super Bowl, certain to acquire the movie even more attention in addition to possibly even more complaints of its white-washing and bastardizing…

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  • Anonymous commented on March 6, 2017 23:50

    Doubt it :/... More

  • Chen-04 commented on February 6, 2017 06:50

    Promising stuff is easy. Just remember what Mighty No.9 promised to be.... More


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Hardcore anime enthusiasts have given their opinions in regards to what they believe to have been the worst live action adaptations of anime and manga ever, with one of the most popular franchises of late seemingly not acquiring a movie of good enough caliber to live up to its “greatness”.

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  • Anonymous commented on February 4, 2017 18:06

    True, Edge of Tomorrow was actually MUCH better than All You Need Is Kill. Honestly, I read AYNIK after I saw the movie and was stunned by how much less interesting and exciting it was.... More

  • Anonymous commented on February 4, 2017 18:03

    Actually the live action GTO movie was pretty awesome. But it's one of the easier properties to convert to LA because there are no fantastical elements at all to screw up.... More


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