An Epic Naruto Ninja Battle Comes To Life

Teased late last month, Epic Rivals' live-action battle between Naruto's Tenten and Neji is the sort of fight that forms a friendship that lasts as long at least one of them lives. » 2/18/15 9:40am 2/18/15 9:40am

Kotaku 'Shop Contest: A Live-Action Legend Of Zelda: Winners!

In last week's 'Shop Contest our image-manipulating community went on a quest to create the perfect live-action Legend of Zelda TV series on the heels of new of a collaboration between Nintendo and Netflix. The winning entries are better than anything those two could put on not-TV. » 2/14/15 5:00pm 2/14/15 5:00pm

A Live Action Terraformars Movie is a Terrible Idea

Live-Action Naruto Play Saved The Best Cast Pictures For Last

No live-action stage spectacle covering the first story arc of the Naruto manga series would be complete without the brave boys and girls of Team Kurenai and Team Asuma. Now where's Akamaru? » 2/07/15 12:00pm 2/07/15 12:00pm

The Beginning Of A Beautiful Live-Action Naruto Battle

Fighting filmmakers Epic Rivals teases its upcoming live-action Naruto short film, with the most perfect Tenten and Neji ever prepare to test their might. » 1/26/15 9:40am 1/26/15 9:40am

The Naruto  Musical Cast Looks Darn Impressive in Costume

Earlier this month we learned that there was a Naruto musical on the horizon here in Japan. Today, to coincide with Jump Festa 2015, we got a first look at the main cast in costume. And I'll be darned if they don't look the part. » 12/20/14 6:30am 12/20/14 6:30am

The First Parasyte Movie is an Insult to the Manga

Lupin III Is Both a Terrible Adaptation and a Horrible Film

At the start of the new live-action Lupin III film, Fujiko, seeing one of her fellow thieves avoid a pressure-sensitive museum floor by using a rocket pack, utters, “You've got to be joking”—which is more than a little apt as it was exactly what I kept saying again and again over the next two hours and fifteen minutes. » 9/02/14 7:00am 9/02/14 7:00am

Things Sound Grim for the Lupin Movie

Lupin the Third is one of Japan's most iconic manga/anime characters, loved by millions. His second live-action movie adaptation opens on Saturday, and one of the first reviews for it is brutal. » 8/28/14 8:00am 8/28/14 8:00am

Goat Simulator Would Be Pure Chaos In Real Life

What if the absurdity and destruction of Goat Simulator bleed into real life? If this video is anything to go by, it would be kind of amazing. » 6/18/14 1:15pm 6/18/14 1:15pm

A TMNT Homage Film So Cool It Doesn't Even Need Turtles

The new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie upset some fans by choosing to give the titular ninja foursome a more "realistic" look. This wonderfully choreographed short from production company Epic Rival opts for a more human approach. » 4/26/14 4:00pm 4/26/14 4:00pm

​Catch A Glimpse of Titanfall's Expensive Live-Action Series

Usually, you have to wait months, years or decades before someone decides to pour blood, sweat and tears to make a filmed adaptation of a video game. Not with Titanfall. Work's already underway on an effect-heavy series set in the world of Respawn's mech-happy future. Looks pretty damn spiffy, if you ask me. » 3/11/14 12:30am 3/11/14 12:30am

Live-action Infamous: Second Son looks incredibly expensive. Gearing up for the big PlayStation 4 release on March 21, Sony rolls out a short live-action TV spot demonstrating how costly having super powers in real life would be to the American taxpayer. » 3/07/14 11:34am 3/07/14 11:34am

Live-Action Minecraft Brings the World Into Higher Resolution

Here's another way to look at the world of Minecraft—through the eyes of its protagonist, "Steve," if he were a real person. The video is by Ben Combes, who delivered an earlier two-part series on the creepers. » 12/29/13 11:08am 12/29/13 11:08am

The Creepiest Legend of Zelda Character Gets His Own Live Action Movie

Here's an early Christmas present for Legend of Zelda fans: a live-action preamble to the story of Majora's Mask, giving the backstory of the Skull Kid who stole it, fell under its spell, and emerged as the principal antagonist of the game. » 12/23/13 10:47am 12/23/13 10:47am