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Top 10 Anime Live-Action Adaptions that MUST Happen

I’m sure that by now you all know that there is a Cowboy Bebop live-action movie in the works, and that Matrix star Keanu Reeves is attached to the project. Some of you may also know that Spider-Man himself, Tobey Maguire, is producing and possibly starring in an adaption of the eighties classic Robotech. Even Steven Spielberg wants to get in on the action; he has expressed interest in doing Ghost in the Shell, in 3D!

Well, while reflecting on how amazing these anime are and how awesome  live-action versions of them could be, I realized that there are quite a few more anime deserving of being brought to a wider audience via the big, silver screen. So, here is the fruit of much labor: the Top 10 Anime Live-Action Adaptions that MUST Happen.

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Heroes Spin-Offs Like Tuesdays at 8

It’s of the opinion of some Heroes viewers (namely me) that the series hasn’t been quite as good as the first season and that the quality has been slipping. Instead of focusing on a large event jam packed with everyone, Heroes needs to get back to its roots of examining each individual character. What’s the best way to do that? Spin-offs of those characters, of course (via Scott King @ King Films).

In more serious Heroes news, former season 1 staffer Bryan Fuller is returning to the show. Season 1 when the series had its best writing. Fuller in particular wrote the episode “Company Man,” which told the back story of everyone’s favorite horn-rimmed-glasses character, Noah Bennet. It was one of my favorites, completely changing my opinion of the character. I’m excited to see what he’ll do (thanks, Topless Robot).