After Fullmetal Alchemist, this anime will also be entitled to its live-action adaptation

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While anime manages to being more and more popular over the years, we find that it also gives rise to; ever more live action adaptations, better known as live-action. This is particularly the case at Netflix, which announced earlier in the year that a series based on the work of the famous Eiichiro Oda, One Piece, would soon see the day, and who has already proposed several adaptations until present, like those of Death Note, Bleach, and more recently Fullmetal Alchemist. The latter has also recently been a hit on the streaming platform. And now a recent announcement has revealed; to fans that another hugely popular anime was also going to be entitled to; its remake.

After Fullmetal Alchemist, this anime will also get its live-action adaptation

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the remake of a modern classic

Live-action anime adaptations therefore seem to have a bright future ahead of them,witness the many projects that are regularly announced. However, the latter do not necessarily receive the welcome expected. We will remember in particular that of Cowboy Bebop released last year, which did not succeed in winning. convince the fans and which was canceled after only one season.

But despite chess, the trend continues to assert itself. This is in any case what seems to confirm this recent announcement concerning the remake of an anime that clearly marked the fans, to know Your Name (Kimi no na wa in VO). Indeed, as Variety reports, it would seem that the film by famous director Makoto Shinkai released in 2016 will soon be the subject of an adaptation in grip real views. The project will be produced in collaboration with Paramount, J.J. Abrams with the company; production company Bad Robot, and finally Toho, which holds the license for the film in Japan.

After Fullmetal Alchemist, this anime will also be entitled to its live-action adaptation

This new film, currently under development, will then be completed; by Carlos López Estrada, best known for the film Blindspottingreleased in 2018 which was widely acclaimed by critics, and more recently for the animated film Raya and the Last Dragon (2021).The director would also be in charge of the d&; writing of the screenplay, then resuming a first version written by Eric Heisserer, a screenwriter known for his work on the films Premier Contact (2016) and Bird Box (2018). Here's how Variety describes this new adaptation of Your Name:

In this version reimagined, two teenagers discover that they change their bodies by magic and intermittently. When a disaster threatens to upset their lives, they have to leave. the meeting of their respective worlds to save them.

After its release in 2016, the film Your Nameby Makoto Shinkai will quickly become popular, both in Japan and abroad. the international. The film will then receive many distinctions, and is now considered; like a modern classic. And soon, fans will also be able to discover the brand new feature film by the famous Japanese director, entitled; Suzume no Tojimari, scheduled for release on November 11, 2022 in Japan.

After Fullmetal Alchemist, this anime will also be entitled to its live-action adaptation

And to discover which cult anime with unbearable suspense is coming to Netflix very soon, check out our previous article on the subject, right here.