The 10 Best Live-Action Manga Movies
This weekend saw the debut of the first full-length trailer for Paramountâ€˜s Ghost in the Shell movie, oneÂ ofÂ several upcoming major Hollywood takes on Japanese manga comics (Death Note, Alita: Battle Angel). With this in mind, weâ€™ve compiled a list ofÂ The 10 Best Live-Action Manga Movies that brought their comic book (and often anime) worlds to life on the big screen. Check out the list in the gallery below!
Our rundown also coincides with Criterion Collectionâ€˜s Blu-ray re-release of one of the first major manga adaptations, the six Lone Wolf & Cub movies. The disc includes beautiful new transfers of the Chambara classics, along with a new interview with the comicâ€™s original creatorÂ Kazuo Koike as well asÂ other special features and a colorful booklet. If youâ€™re a fan of the series itâ€™s a must-have, and itâ€™s a perfect intro if youâ€™re new to it.
So letâ€™s get on with our live-action manga list. If thereâ€™s a prominent one you think we overlooked, let us know in the comments below!
Live-Action Manga Movies List at ComingSoon.net