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We’re back with the second installment of live-action movie recommendations. The previous list was good, however, some of the movies didn’t make it to Part 1. Like we say, save the best for the last! Here’s a brand new must-watch live-action movie recommendations that you can watch. So, what are you waiting for?! Let’s proceed with the list quickly. If you’re into Japanese series then Shun Oguri, Yamazaki Kento, Miura Haruma, Mackenyu, Satoh Takero, and Ryo Yoshizawa are some of the popular names you will come across famous adaptations. Interestingly, Yamazaki Kento is in most of the live-action adaptations.
The movie list has the same parameters as the previous one. No ratings, no rankings! It’s just a pure randomized list made for entertainment.
Must Watch Live Action Anime Movie Recommendations
# 12 The Liar and his lover (2013)
This movie is based on the manga of the same name. Undoubtedly, the Japanese version is a better adaptation than the Korean drama. No hate towards the K-drama, but the Japanese version is the best! The main casts include Satoh Takeru, Sakurako Ohara, Shohei Miura, Ryo Yoshizawa among others.
#11 Wolf girl and black prince (2016)
The anime was hilarious and amazing. Will the movie be at the same level? Why not check it out and find out?! There’s also Yamazaki Kento and Ryo Yoshizawa reunion from Kingdom, or is it the other way around?! The other casts are Fumi Nikaido, Nobuyuki Suzuki, Ryusei Yokohama, and others.
#10 Lupin The 3rd (2014)
Based on the manga of the same name, Lupin the 3rd is one of the best heist movies that is highly recommended. Shun Oguri flawlessly plays Lupin the third. Do check out this amazing must-watch live-action movie!
#9 I want to eat your pancreas (2017)
If you’ve watched the anime movie, watching the live-action is a must. The movie made some changes from the movie, but it didn’t spoil the movie. It has a good flow and the movie is highly recommended. This is another Shun Oguri movie. Other casts include Keiko Kitagawa, Takumi Kitamura and Minami Hamabe in main roles.
# 8 Your lie in April (2016)
The manga/anime series is turned into a live-action movie. It’s a nice movie to watch especially if you like teenage romance. And of course, because Yamazaki Kento plays the role of Kousei Arima. Other casts include Suzu Hirose, Anna Ishii, and Taishi Nakagawa.
#7 Bleach (2018)
It was the greatest gift from Warner Bros and Japan to make the live-action adaptation of Bleach. Bleach needs no introduction; this series has been immensely population for over two decades. Well, the final season of anime will be out soon, so why not check out the live-action for fun! The casts include Sota Fukushi, Hana Sugisaki, Kingdom, and Gintama famed Ryo Yoshizawa in main roles. Bleach is available on Netflix so you can rejoice!!! Happy Binging!
#6 Nobunaga Concerto (2016)
If you like feudal Japan and History, you cannot miss Nobunaga Concerto. Shun Oguri is back as Nobunaga Oda. He can play so many diverse roles and as a fan, watching his movies is always entertaining. This movie has a good mixture of comedy and serious elements.
#5 Kimi ni Todoke (2010)
This movie is memorable for most of the fans who have seen the anime. Kimi ni Todoke is an amazing movie that everyone must watch! The movie features Late Miura Haruma and Mikako Tabe in main roles. It’s a good movie to watch with everyone.
#4 Chihayafuru Musubi (Part 3) (2018)
If you’ve watches the 2016 Chihayafuru part 1 & 2, you possibly can’t miss Chihayafuru Musubi. The new part introduces some characters and you’ll surely love them. The main casts reprise their roles. Additional casts include Hayato Sano and Kento Kaku. Suzu Hirose, Shūhei Nomura, and Mackenyu are back in this part too!
# 3 Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends (2014)
The second part of the series, Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends will leave you speechless. This is a must-watch live-action movie. Do I need any more to convince everyone to watch this masterpiece? Another surprise Death Note famed Tatsuya Fujiwara is one of the main antagonists!
#2 Gintama 2: Rules are meant to be broken
Our famous Yorozuya Trio and Shinsengumi guys are back. This movie will be memorable and emotional for late Miura Haruma fans. Shun Oguri, Masaki Suda, Kanna Hashimoto, Yuya Yagira, and Ryo Yoshizawa are back in action! Zura- famed Masaki Okada had very few scenes but that’s ok! This movie is a visual treat for the eyes. Kudos to everyone for playing their roles with exceptional acting skills.
#1 Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno (2014)
Satoh Takero is back in action for the third part of the franchise. Part 2 was left in a cliffhanger, so watching the third part will give most fans closure. It was enjoyable to see the Shinsengumi in action. Tatsuya Fujiwara was a delight to the eyes (No pun intended, you’ll know why!).
If you haven’t read the earlier part: 10 Must-Watch Live-Action Anime Movies Recommendations (Part1)