Comparing A Manga To Its Live-Action Movie

[Image: Hamachan]
[Image: Hamachan]
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We’ve seen how the live-action Gintama actors in costume stack up against the original characters, but now let’s compare how individual manga panels compare to the upcoming movie version.

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These comparisons are via Twitter user Hamachan:

Looks like many of the camera set-ups came straight from the source material!


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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

DISCUSSION

HimikoHime
HimikoHime

That’s why I like reading Manga more than most comics, they’re basically storyboards.