10 Manga That Japan Wants to See in Live Action

Have you seen the Hollywood version of DRAGON BALL??

The live action movie is called “Dragonball Evolution” and released about a year ago.

By using the high computer technology, it makes easier to create the world of a manga.

So, this Japanese music and movie rental shop TSUTAYA online searched what manga people want to see in live action movie or on TV drama.


#1: SLAM DUNK by Masahiko Inoue


#2: Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Swordsman Romantic Story by Nobuhiro Watsuki
A wanderer samurai who protects the people of Japan


#3: One Piece by Eiichiro Oda
Adventure of a boy named Luffy to find One Piece, the legendary treasure of the King of the Pirates.


#4: Gin Tama by Hideaki Sorachi
Set in an Edo which has been conquered by aliens named Amanto. The story follows life from the point of view of samurai Gintoki Sakata.


#5: Kimi ni Todoke (From Me to You) by Karuho Shiina
Focusing on love and friendship of this girl nicknamed “Sadako” from the horror film Ring.


#6: Tenshi Nanka Ja Nai (I’m Not an Angel) by Ai Yazawa
Romance manga focusing on love and friendship of a high school girl who is a member of student council.


#7: BLEACH by Tite Kubo
Adventures of Ichigo Kurosaki after he accidentally became a Shinigami (Soul Reaper?a Japanese death personification similar to the Grim Reaper).


#8: Ouran High School Host Club by Bisco Hatori
A tomboyish girl Haruhi goes to prestigious high school, where it has a popular Ouran host club with six handsome boys. Haruhi accidentally broke their valuable vase and forced to join the club as a boy.


#9: BANANA FISH by Akimi Yoshida
It’s called one of the best Japanese manga series.
“1973, Vietnam – an American soldier goes mad and guns down his buddies. Since then, the only words he has uttered are “Banana Fish”…
Twelve years later, in New York City, police investigate a series of puzzling suicides and a dying man gives a charismatic young gang leader named Ash Lynx a vial of a mysterious substance…” (plot by wikipedia)


#10: JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure by Hirohiko Araki
It’s a supernatural action and suspense manga. The story centers around the bizarre misadventures of the Joestar family.


There might be the next Hollywood adoption film in the list!?

The data: TSUTAYA Online
Manga plots reference: Wikipedia

This is JAPAN Style!


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