Japanese Fans Rank Their Most Anticipated Live-Action Adaptations
Though fans can be “meh” on live-action manga and anime adaptations, studios seem to love them, probably because A) they take a lot less time to make than animated films and B) they can cast popular actors in lead roles and bring in viewers who aren’t fans of the original work.
Though the success of Your Name, A Silent Voice and In This Corner of the World last year has reminded studios that anime films can bring in the bucks, too, not everyone’s gotten the memo quite yet, and there are plenty of live-action adaptations scheduled for 2017.
Ranking site Goo asked its readers to select the live-action anime and manga adaptations they’re most looking forward to this year, and the top 10 results are below.
10. Peach Girl
9. P and JK
8. The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.
6. Fullmetal Alchemist
5. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable
4. Tokyo Ghoul
3. Haruchika: Haru & Chika
2. March Comes in Like a Lion
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