Legendary Pictures to Produce My Hero Academia Live-Action Film

Several news outlets have announced that a live-action film adaptation of the My Hero Academia franchise is in the works at Legendary Pictures. The project will be overseen by Alex Garcia and Jay Ashenfelter for Legendary Pictures. Whereas, Ryosuke Yoritomi will oversee the project for Shueisha, who is the publisher of the manga. In addition, the film will be distributed by Toho in Japan.   The Hollywood Reporter provided a description for the project. Legendary is producing a feature film based on the property, which takes place in a world where 80 percent of people have developed powers, known as quirks. One boy, who has no…

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Studio Trigger & XFlag’s Promare Anime Trailer Streamed

Recently the TOHO Animation Youtube channel has updated with a trailer for Studio Trigger and XFlag’s collaboration project, Promare. The trailer reveals that their project will be a film project, and will receive a theatrical release in Japan in 2019.  The official website for the project also revealed an official visual as well as a reveal of the staff.  According to ANN, the tagline for the visual translates as “The world ablaze.”   The staff includes: Studio Trigger, Kazuki Nakashima: Original Work Hiroyuji Imaishi: Director Kazuki Nakashima: Script Writer Shigeto Koyama: Character/Mechanical Designer Sushio: Animation Tomotaka Kubo: Art Director Saishi…

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My Hero Academia: Two Heroes English Dub Trailer Streamed

Funimation recently updated their official Youtube channel with an English Dub clip for My Hero Academia Two Heroes.  As reported earlier, Funimation and TOHO hosted the worldwide debut of the film at Anime Expo ppm July 5 and the film later premiered in Japan on August 3. Funimation will distribute the film to over 400 theaters within the United States and Canada on the following dates. September 25-27  September 29, October 2 Screenings on September 25, 27 and the 29 will feature the original Japanese audio with English Subtitles. The screenings on September…

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My Hero Academia: Two Heroes PV Streamed

Toho has recently updated their official Youtube channel with a new promotional video for My Hero Academia: Two Heroes. The new promotional video features the film’s theme song titled, “Long Hope Philia,” which is performed by Masaki Suda and composed/ written by Hiromu Akita (amazarashi). The film had its world premiere presented by Funimation and Toho at this year’s Anime Expo on July 5.  The film will premiere in Japanese theaters on August 3. Funimation will be screening the film in 400 theaters within the United States and Canada. The film will be screened on September 25-29 and on October 2. While…

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Detective Pikachu Live-Action Film Moves to Warner Brothers

Several news outlets have reported that the live-action film adaptation for the Detective Pikachu spin-off video game is moving to Warner Brothers for distribution outside of Japan and China. Toho will continue to distribute the film in Japan. For those who aren’t aware the film for was initially set to be distributed by Universal, however this isn’t much of a surprise since details on the project have been scarce outside of some casting announcements. No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates.Currently the film is still…

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New Cast Member for My Hero Academia: Two Heroes Film & Spin-off Manga Revealed

The recent issue of the Shonen Jump magazine has revealed a new cast member for the the My Hero Academia: Two Heroes film. The new cast member is Ryohei Kimura who will voicing the younger self of David Shield.   The magazine also revealed that the next issue of the magazine will also feature a spin-off one shot manga titled, “Everyone is Surely Someone’s Hero (Kitto Daremo ga Dareka no Hero).” The manga will consist of 15 pages and will focus on Melissa, one of the characters introduced in the film.  The manga will be illustrated by Yōkō Akiyama. The next…

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My Hero Academia: Two Heroes Film Character Designs Revealed

The official My Hero Academia: Two Heroes (My Hero Academia THE MOVIE: Futari no Hero) website has updated with new official character designs for the film. The new concept images feature a look at at All Might’s younger self as well as the party dress designs for the main characters. As reported earlier, My Hero Academia: Two Heroes (My Hero Academia THE MOVIE: Futari no Hero) will have a world premiere screening this weekend at Anime Expo on July 5.  The film will later debut in Japanese theaters on August 3 and will also be released in both the U.S.…

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My Hero Academia: Two Heroes Film Trailer Streamed

Toho has updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for My Hero Adacemia: Two Heroes (My Hero Academia THE MOVIE: Futari no Hero). The latest trailer features a look at the new characters that will be introduced in the film as well as previewing the film’s theme song titled, “Long Hope Philia,” which is performed by Masaki Suda and composed by Hiromu Akita.  Earlier this May, new cast members and production details were revealed for the film.   The film will have a world premiere screening at Anime Expo on July 5, which will feature the…

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