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‘Chihayafuru’ Manga Getting Live Action Film

While a lot of us were hoping that the tease of big news for Chihayafuru earlier this month meant a new anime series on the horizon, that doesn’t seem to be the case – at least not yet. With the twenty-seventh volume of the manga out today, it’s been revealed that a live action film is in the works for the property in Japan. Unsurprisingly, there’s no details on what’s planned for it yet, but it’s the kind of property that makes for a good live action adaptation overall and one that we hope spurs more anime into production sa well. READ MORE...

Could More ‘Chihayafuru’ Anime Be Coming?

With two series and an OVA already out there, the potential for there being more Chihayafuru anime out there may be growing just a bit. The work comes from the manga by Yuki Suetsugu, which began in 2007 and has almost thirty volumes to its name so far. The upcoming issue of Be Love magazine, which is where the manga is serialized, has revealed that there will be an announcement with the upcoming issue on April 15th regarding the property. It could be any number of things, from the series spinning off into a new form to relaunch at chapter one/volume one, or it could mean that they’ve got enough material to animate a third season. READ MORE...