Ultraman Goes Back To Its Origin, Focusing More On Tokusatsu Live-action Special Effects

Ultraman goes back to its origin, focusing more on tokusatsu live-action special effectsIn pursuit of more realistic looks for a new feature film, "Ultraman" creators are breaking away from computer graphics and returning to "tokusatsu": live-action special effects.

"Ultraman Saga," the latest film adaptation of the long-running "Ultraman" superhero franchise, is currently showing nationwide.

Recent "Ultraman" films have featured battles in space created with a heavy use of computer graphics.

Yonekura Ryoko To Star In The Special Drama 'atsui Kuuki'

Yonekura Ryoko to star in the special drama 'Atsui Kuuki'Asahi TV announced that they are going to bring back the original drama series 'Kaseifu wa Mita!' with Yonekura Ryoko replacing the long-time starring actress Ichihara Etsuko.

The special is called 'Atsui Kuuki' , which also is the name of Matsumoto Seicho’s original mystery novel that served as the base for the drama.

Ntt Docomo Unveils Sharp Sh-06d Nerv Smartphone Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (not) Redo Edition

NTT Docomo unveils Sharp SH-06D NERV smartphone Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo editionNTT Docomo in Japan has unveiled the special edition Android smartphone that will launch in June, in conjunction with the "Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo" movie.

Sharp SH-06D NERV will be showcased at the NOTTV booth at the Anime Expo 2012 (held at Makuhari Messe in Japan) during the weekend, 31 March and 1 April.

Sawajiri Erika To Return To Television With Drama Special Akujo Ni Tsuite

Sawajiri Erika to return to television with drama special Akujo ni TsuiteSawajiri Erika (25) will star in a drama special on TBS titled "Akujo ni Tsuite," it has been announced. This will be Sawajiri's first time acting in a television drama (not counting mobile TV) since a special episode of "1 Litre no Namida" in 2007.

Sawajiri's supporting cast has not yet been revealed, but expectations are high given the novel's reputation and history.

Pentax K-5 Silver Special Edition Announced

Pentax K-5 Silver Special Edition announcedAvailable only as a limited edition of 1,500 sets worldwide, the package consists of the PENTAX K-5 digital SLR camera body matched with the new, ultra thin smc PENTAX-DA 40mm F2.8 XS lens.

 The exclusive package combines the PENTAX K-5 - the flagship model of the PENTAX K series of digital SLR cameras - with the smc PENTAX-DA 40mm F2.8 XS lens - the world's thinnest unifocal lens*.