One Piece live-action turns out to be showered with wide sensation and positive reviews. With its great success, the faith of anime fans in anime/manga live-action adaptations seems to be restored.
Thus, with more anime and manga live-action adaptations that are ready to be released in the near future, let’s dive and keep up to date with the top 5 upcoming anime live-actions set to grace our screens in the rest of 2023 and 2024:
1. Paripi Komei (Ya Boy Kongming!)
One of the dark horses of the 2022 anime lineup is coming back as a live-action series. The scheduled premiere of “Ya Boy Kongming!” live-action series is on September 27, and it will air every Wednesday. The adaptation the same promises humor and drama as previously given in the anime and manga.
2. Jigen Daisuke
The fans of “Lupin III” should mark their calendars for October 13 since the live-action film based on Daisuke Jigen’s character is coming to Amazon Prime Video. The film will focus on the original adventure of the enigmatic Daisuke Jigen who senses something awry with his trusty Combat Magnum gun and heads to Japan in search of the world’s greatest gunsmith before being ended up in a complicated situation with a group of assassins.
3. My Home Hero
After landing a well-received anime adaptation, “My Home Hero” manga is set to captivate audiences in both TV and film formats. The live-action series kicks off on October 24, followed by a film release in spring 2024. Get ready for a gripping narrative of family, suspense, and the lengths one would go to protect their loved ones.
4. Yu Yu Hakusho
Initially announced in 2020, the all-time classic Yoshihiro Togashi’s “Yu Yu Hakusho” is making its way to Netflix in a live-action series this December. With the helm of Kazutaka Sakamoto as the producer who claims grown up loving the original manga, the live-action will bring epic supernatural battles, camaraderie, and the spirit detective’s quest of Yusuke who is played by Takumi Kitamura.
5. Golden Kamuy
Satoru Noda’s “Golden Kamuy” manga takes a thrilling turn in its live-action film adaptation, premiering on January 19 in Japan. The trailer and visuals succeed in promising a faithful adaptation with an exciting cinematic experience and unforgettable moments based on the journey of Sugimoto and Asirpa’s quest to find the hidden gold in the land of Hokkaido.
As anime continues to weave its magic on screens big and small, live-action adaptations continue offering a tantalizing glimpse into the diverse worlds of manga and anime. Let’s hope these announced upcoming shows will not be major lackluster and disappointments that might restore anime fans’ trust issues and skepticism toward live-action adaptations.