What are the best live action anime movies worth watching?

More often than not, live action anime movies don't live up to the audience's expectations. Although you have to see to believe that there are a few awesome live-action anime films out there! Live-action film adaptations of anime might surprise you. If you love to watch anime online, giving their live-action counterparts might be a challenge. If you open your mind, you will find Hollywood anime movies that will pique your interest. To give an overview of this list, you'll see titles that you've probably already seen before. Perhaps, you'll also catch unfamiliar movies that you might like. The classics include Death Note, Bleach, and Fullmetal Alchemist. As you continue watching these anime adaptations, you will sometimes encounter the same lead actor. Case in point, actor Ryosuke Yamada plays the lead roles in Assassination Classroom and Fullmetal Alchemist. Yamada portrays the characters Edward Elric (Fullmetal Alchemist) and Nagisa Shiota (Assassination Classroom). Another famous Japanese actor who stars in live-action anime films is Tatsuya Fujiwara. If you watch Japanese films often, he's an actor who takes on many roles. In the manga film adaptations, you can see Fujiwara on the Death Note and Rurouni Kenshin films.

Although creating a live-action adaptation of an anime or manga is risky, there are still films that triumph. Regardless, if you're an avid anime fan, anime live-action adaptations are still worth a try! Whether you're in it to compare with your favorite anime or just want something new to watch, these films will entertain you at best. Take a look at these live action anime films for a refreshing take on your favorite manga and anime series!

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    #1Death Note (Desu nôto)

    Death Note (Desu nôto)

    Death Note (Desu Nōto) is a 2006 live-action Japanese detective supernatural psychological horror-thriller film based on the Death Note manga. The manga adaptation film is directed by Shusuke Kaneko and stars Tatsuya Fujiwara as Light Yagami.

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    Chen Cui
    Written on November 18, 2019
    "Death note is a pretty great anime adaptation considering most of the live actions ive been watching lately easily bore me. I love death note so this had to be good. Gladly it's something I can watch repeatedly!!!"
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    #2Assassination Classroom

    Assassination Classroom

    Assassination Classroom is a comedy and sci-fi live-action anime movie directed by Eiichiro Hasumi and starring Kazunari Ninomiya, Ryosuke Yamada, Masaki Suda, and Maika Yamamoto. The live-action film was released in 2015.

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    #3Bleach

    Bleach
    Bleach is a live-action anime movie starring Sota Fukushi, Hana Sugisaki, and Ryo Yoshizawa and released in 2018. The Netflix movie is based on the shonen manga series of the same title by Tite Kubo.

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    #4Blade of the Immortal

    Blade of the Immortal

    Blade of the Immortal is an international action and adventure film adaptation Hiroaki Samura's famous manga series of the same title, directed by Takashi Miike. It was first released on April 29, 2017, by Magnolia. It starred Takuya Kimura, Hana Sugisaki, and Sota Fukushi.

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    #5Fullmetal Alchemist

    Fullmetal Alchemist

    Fullmetal Alchemist is an anime adaptation live-action film based on the manga of the same title by Hiromu Arakawa. The live-action fantasy movie stars Ryosuke Yamada as Edward Elric and Ryuta Sato as Maes Hughes.

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    Heather Fox
    Written on November 18, 2019
    "I didn't know there was a live action anime movie of fma until i saw this page. I watched the trailer and i'm convinced it's a good movie."

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Best What are the best live action anime movies worth watching
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Death Note (Desu nôto)Movies 14 Paid
2Assassination ClassroomMovies 14 Paid
3BleachMovies 7 Paid
4Blade of the ImmortalMovies 2 Paid
5Fullmetal AlchemistMovies 2 Paid
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