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Interesting, "Geek Crash Course" is having a tokusatsu month. I never heard of them before but they have links from toku sites. They are described as "a resource for those outside-looking-in when it comes to science fiction, comics, video games, and anything nerdy".
Bandai's Tamashii Nations website revealed the uniforms of Toei's live-action Hikōnin Sentai Akibaranger (Unofficial Sentai Akihabara Rangers) television series. The story follows three protagonists who live in Akihabara's Electric Town among other otaku. When the trio learn that a malevolent entity plans to annihilate their neighborhood, they become warriors to wipe out evil — with the help of super gear created by a beautiful and brilliant genius.
Despite being a formal Toei production, it has "Unofficial" in its title to separate it from the "official" Super Sentai titles such as this year's Tokumei Sentai Gobusters.
The Variety entertainment trade news source is reporting on Wednesday that American film studio Warner Brothers licensed the live-action feature rights to Tite Kubo's supernatural action manga and anime Bleach and is now developing the project. It has assigned Dan Mazeau (Wrath of the Titans remake) to write a script. Peter Segal (Get Smart remake, The Longest Yard, Anger Management) is attached as a producer with a possibility of being the director as well.
The show's story follows the former members of the "Kankaku Senshi Gokan Five," a super sentai group that successfully protected the Earth's peace and now goes about their daily lives in other occupations due to a lack of hero-related work. It will take place in Tokyo's Shooting Bar EA, a combination airsoft shooting range and bar, with Gokan Red, 45 years old, working at the bar owned by the former Gokan Blue as a bartender. Momoka, a 17-year-old high school girl, joins the team part-time as a waitress and Gokan Peach.
The series will contain 13 15-minute episodes, and the episodes will air on various television stations in Japan in April as well as on Nico Nico Douga.
The new special is tentatively titled Meitantei Conan Drama Special: Kudō Shinichi Kyoto Shinsengumi Satsujin Jiken (Detective Conan Drama Special: Shinichi Kudō and the Case of the Kyoto Shinsengumi Murder). The original manga follows a brilliant detective trapped in a child's body, but the live-action spinoffs have been set before the manga, when the title character Shinichi "Conan Edogawa" Kudō was still a teenager. In the new special, Shinichi and Heiji compete to solve a murder at a Kyoto film studio.
The official website for the live-action film based on Yukito Ayatsuji's horror novel Another began streaming a teaser trailer on Friday. Like the ongoing television anime, the film centers around a string of unavoidable deaths that befall the boys and girls in a cursed school class.