Dramas and Movies Based on Manga Part 6

A quick list of updates to what has now been added to my ever-growing list of dramas and movies based on Asian comics. I’ll be doing more updates soon, so keep an eye out for them! To see my never-ever-will-be-complete-ever list, click here: asianaddictsanonymous.com/lists/dramas-based-on-manga/.

  • 009-1 – added entry – while on a mission, a spy falls for a mysterious man
  • Abashiri Iika – added entry – a notorious yakuza sends his granddaughter to an academy run by his enemies
  • Afro Tanaka – added entry – a Japanese man with a natural afro searches for love
  • Akagi – added entry – a young gambler bets his life in a mahjong game against a yakua who has never lost
  • Ao Haru Ride – added entry – first loves are reunited in high school
  • Arakawa Under the Bridge – added entry – a man who doesn’t like to owe anything is saved by a woman who desires no repayment. When he refuses to accept no for an answer, the woman asks him to love her and he moves under the bridge with her
  • As the Gods Will – added entry – a group of ordinary high school students become involved in a game of death without knowing who, what, or why
  • Clover – added entry – a boy with a rough past returns home and reconnects with old friends
  • Himitsu no Akko-chan – added entry – a woman is granted a special mirror and tries to use it to save a failing company
  • Kakera – added entry – two women become friends and struggle as their relationship deepens
  • Kuroba – added entry – a young woman working in events at a hotel starts dating her stoic boss
  • Nobunaga Konseruto – added entry – a young man travels back in time and switches places with the infamous Nobunaga Oda
  • Pin to Kona – added entry – high school drama revolving around kabuki
  • The Pneumatic Figure of a Girl – added entry – a blow-up doll comes alive and falls in love
  • San-chome no Yuhi – added entry – follows the lives of several people living on Yuhi Street in the 1950s-60s
  • Tohai – added entry – a genius high school mahjong player dives into the world of underground gambling
  • xxxHOLIC – added entry – a boy who sees spirits meets a woman who promises to grant his wish if he works in her shop
  • War of Money – added entry – a man buried in debt becomes a loan shark to make money
  • Death Note – updated entry with 2015 jdrama, and TBD 2016 jmovie
  • Hana Yori Dango – updated entry with Indian drama
  • Hanazakari no Kimitachi e – updated entry with Chinese drama
  • Itzura na Kiss – updated entry with Thai drama
  • LIAR GAME – updated entry with kdrama

One comment

  • Afro Tanaka-very funny! Shota was rocking that afro! xxxHOLIC was interesting…. War of Money was AWESOME!! It made me a BIG Tsuyoshi Kusanagi fan! Death Note? Liked the movies better. Liar Game K-drama, made me miss the J-Drama but it had its moments.

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