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Postby sdsichero » Fri Feb 07, 2014 2:11 am

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Official Live-Action Rurouni Kenshin Film Sequels Poster Revealed
The official poster for the upcoming live-action Rurouni Kenshin film sequels is finally revealed! The poster features Takeru Satoh (Kamen Rider Den-O, BECK) as Kenshin Himura and Tatsuya Fujiwara (Death Note) as Makoto Shishio.


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Postby sdsichero » Fri Feb 07, 2014 2:20 am

Live-Action Patlabor Films' 1st Full Trailer Posted

The official website for Mamoru Oshii's live-action The Next Generation -Patlabor- series and film began streaming the 70-second trailer for the first part on Friday.



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Postby Bond Hengbu » Fri Feb 07, 2014 5:54 am


I am really curious about Mr. Toilet Paper's fighting style. How fluid is he going to look? I imagine him being much smaller than Kenshin and using his size as agility booster.
" Power has two faces:

It's original form is as loathsome and obscene as it can be. only when you grab it, it turns into a kind face"

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Postby sdsichero » Fri Feb 07, 2014 7:18 pm

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Bond Hengbu wrote:I am really curious about Mr. Toilet Paper's fighting style. How fluid is he going to look? I imagine him being much smaller than Kenshin and using his size as agility booster.


Well in the original, Wikipedia describes it as:
Shishio's sword, like Kenshin's, is a work by master swordsmith Arai Shakku: a blade called Mugenjin (無限刃 lit. "Unlimited Blade"?); its self-sharpening serrated edge flaked away in a regular pattern as it was used and it had become soaked in the flesh and body fat of the victims he had killed over the years. As a result he is able to execute fire-oriented techniques using the oils as fuel.

Shishio's monstrous strength, stamina, resistance to injury, and ability to read his opponent place him in at least the same league as Kenshin. (Shishio demonstrates the ability to stop Kenshin's Ryushosen using his fingers, dodge and counter Saito's Gatotsu Zeroshiki at point-blank range, see through Aoshi's Jisen-Kenbu technique, and take Sanosuke's Futae no Kiwami without any injuries or damage despite it making contact with his left cheek). Though it was stated that Shishio's previous knowledge of their abilities decreased the effectiveness of these techniques. In addition, he has the unique ability of being able to neutralize any technique he has seen before even once. (This explains how he was able to stop Kenshin's Ryushosen in their battle; he saw the technique when Kenshin used it against Senkaku in the Shingetsu village; and how he took Sanosuke's Futae no Kiwami to the face; he saw him use it to deflect the bullet from the gattling guns on his battleship during Sanosuke, Kenshin and Saito's combined assault on his battleship.)

Shishio uses Mugenjin to execute techniques referred to by Hōji as "The Three Secret Swords":

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Postby sdsichero » Sun Feb 09, 2014 1:23 am

I rarely write about Power Rangers, but find that they are skipping GoBusters odd.

Here Comes Power Rangers: Dino Charge!

Eariler today USA TODAY just released a massive bombshell by announcing the newest season of the Power Rangers before Super Megaforce even drops. But just what is Power Rangers Dino Charge and when does it set to land here in America? Luckily we have those answers for all to see.

In a surprise announcement from USA Today Saban Entertain will be forgoing a Go-Buster adaptation for the highly successful Kyoryuger franchise in the form of the 22nd season of Power Rangers in the form of Dino Charge. This move will return franchise to it’s roots of dinosaur themed Power Rangers seen in the original Mighty Morphin and 2004′s Dino Thunder series.

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Postby sdsichero » Sun Feb 09, 2014 1:28 am

Fans Choose the Winner in Showa VS Heisei Kamen Rider War!

Following on from Shinichiro Shirakura's comment that Showa Rider VS Heisei Rider Kamen Rider War feat. Super Sentai will have a definitive victor, it has been announced that the winner will be chosen by fans in a online vote.

Two endings have been prepared for the film, one in which the Showa Riders are victorious over the Heisei Riders, and one in which the opposite is true. A public vote will be held on the film's official website, and the winning ending will be included in the theatrical release of the film.

Voting opens on Sunday the 9th of February and continues until the day before the film's release, the 28th of March 2014.

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Postby sdsichero » Mon Feb 10, 2014 6:29 pm

Live-Action Thermae Romae II Film's Full Trailer Posted

The official website for the second live-action Thermae Romae film began streaming the first full trailer and second teaser trailer on Monday. The second film's story begins when bath architect Lucius Modestus (Hiroshi Abe) is asked to make a bathhouse (thermae) to heal the injuries of gladiators from Rome's Colosseum. Lucius finds himself travelling through time again and is inspired after witnessing a sumo wrestling match in modern Japan.



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Postby sdsichero » Mon Feb 10, 2014 6:45 pm

Catch The New NSFW Trailer For RED X PINK!

Continuing his latest string of action features with beautiful women front and center is famed Alpha Stunts founding member, action director and filmmaker Koichi Sakamoto with his newest feature action flick, Red X Pink. In addition to being a martial arts drama, Tokusatsu fans will also be happy to see a few familiar faces among the cast, including veteran Kamen Rider cast member, model and actress Yuria Haga, along with actresses Asami Tada, Ayame Misaki and Rina Koike, which should grant a little something for big boys and girls everywhere who are familiar with some of Sakamoto’s work as of late. However, if you aren’t, then you’re just in time to check out a brand new full trailer ahead of the film’s February 22, 2014 Japan release. And yes, a NSFW warning is in order.


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Arashi's Ohno, Ring's Nakata Make Live-Action Shinigami-kun

Actor Satoshi Ohno (Kaibutsu-kun) of the group Arashi and director Hideo Nakata (Ring/Ringu, The Complex) are working on a live-action television version of the Shinigami-kun manga, which will premiere this April. This will be the first time that the two have worked together. Koichi Endo (Tsuideni Tonchinkan) created the original manga, which his fans call his "long-lost masterpiece," about a novice god of death.

The story follows the title character (also known as God of Death No. 413) who serves the role of sending the spirits of the dead to the afterlife. The "heartwarming fantasy" also deals with parent-child love, friendship, and social issues such as childhood bullying. Shinigami-kun's real name and other details have not been revealed, but he appears in his black suit and bow tie, saying "Congratulations, I'm here to take you to the next world!" Part of his important duties is to persuade someone who seems about to commit suicide and to prevent unexpected deaths (accidental deaths), but as a novice, he breaks rules of the afterlife and makes decisions like a human.

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Postby sdsichero » Fri Feb 14, 2014 8:13 pm

Guess this is a switch from Seven Samurai.Magnificent Seven...

Check Out the UK Trailer for "Unforgiven" Remake "Yurusarezaru Mono"

Samurai, gunfights and Ken Watanabe? What could make a better movie than that? Add in the fact that it’s a remake of Academy Award best picture and director winner Unforgiven and you’ve got the makings of a hell of a film. It's called Yurusarezaru Mono, and here's the newest (English subbed) trailer.



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Postby sdsichero » Sun Feb 16, 2014 4:28 am

Go! Go! Kaden Danshi Gets Anime/Live-Action Film With Kana Hanazawa

A film version, combining Flash animation and live-action footage, of DLE's Go! Go! Kaden Danshi television show was announced on Friday with a trailer. The film is titled Go! Go! Kaden Danshi: The Movie ~Afreco Panic~ (Go! Go! Electric Men: The Movie ~Post-Recording Session Panic~).

In the first half of the video, voice actress Kana Hanazawa (Steins;Gate, Kobato.) explains that the film will show the many disasters that happen in the recording booth for dubs in the anime world. The latter half of the video features cast comments from the voice actress.





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Postby sdsichero » Mon Feb 17, 2014 11:06 am

Looks like the Kikaida Reboot movie has an official twitter and a logo...



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