Dragon Ball Creator Says “Hollywood’s Dragon Ball Sucked”

Dragon Ball is a much loved anime and manga with thousands of followers around the world. And now on the cusp of the first Dragon Ball animated movie in over a decade, the creator or mangaka of the series, Akira Toriyama, has come forward to say what he thought of the Hollywood adaptation. To say he was less than impressed is doing it justice when what … Continue reading Dragon Ball Creator Says “Hollywood’s Dragon Ball Sucked”

Robotech Live Action Director Announced

And Hollywood keeps cranking out anime films into the mainstream with the news that classic anime, Robotech, is to be made into a live action movie. Warner Bros. studio, who’s in charge of the production, have also selected the person who will helm the action in the director’s seat. Nic Mathieu has been chosen director of this feature film and if you’re anything like us, you’ll … Continue reading Robotech Live Action Director Announced

Shadow Of The Colossus Movie Is Greenlit

Hollywood is once again jumping into the ‘game turned into movie’ arena with the reveal that cult classic game, Shadow of the Colossus, is being made into a blockbuster. Its been confirmed that director of kids with super powers movie, Chronicles, Josh Trank is on board as is Seth Lochhead, one of the co-writers responsible for the explosive hit, Hanna. The project has been on the books … Continue reading Shadow Of The Colossus Movie Is Greenlit

Colossus To Be A Live Action Movie

So, Hollywood not content with almost making a classic anime into a wreck of a movie, Akira, (thank God that fell through), it now appears that they have their sights firmly set on a classic game to make the transition to the silver screen. That game being, Shadow of the Colossus, which along with Ico is loved by many gamers across the globe. Sony Pictures have … Continue reading Colossus To Be A Live Action Movie

Akira To Receive Live Action Treatment

Breaking news out of Hollywood that the long rumoured live action version of anime classic, to say the least, Akira has finally been greenlit and will be going ahead. Warner Bros., is the studio tasked with bringing Katsushiro Otomo’s cyber punk tale to life with Leonardo DiCaprio’s production company, Appian Way, handling the producing duties. Trade magazine, Variety, posted this in a recent edition, “Set … Continue reading Akira To Receive Live Action Treatment