Lovely Complex live action movie came out in 2006. It’s based on the manga by the same name written and illustrated by Aya Nakahara. The manga spawned a game, this live action movie, a 24 episode anime, and a spin off manga. It is also the only manga and anime to use Kansai ben, an Osakan dialect for all of the characters.
Ghost in the Shell is well know and popular that since it’s release in 1989, there have been four movies, three television series, four games, three OVAs, and a live action film in the works. Chances are you have heard about this series. Chances are are you have not read the manga. The manga was originally published in 1989 and the came to America in 1995. The manga was written and illustrated by Masamune Shirow, pen name for Masanori Ota. Who also wrote the Appleseed manga. All of his work is cyberpunk influenced and is set in the future. Continue reading “Fallow Your Ghost into the Future”