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List of live-action movies based on anime/manga (1990s)


List started by: manganime
List contributors: manganime
Date started: 2015-06-08
Last updated: 2015-06-08
Keywords: movies, film, anime, manga, Japanese films

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Live-action (i.e. with actors/actresses) feature length films made during the 1990s, that were based on anime (Japanese animation) or manga (Japanese comics).






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1 Lists containing an entry with this title Lists containing an entry with a title containing this title Lists containing this link Lists containing this link's domain The Cherry Orchard (1990) The Cherry Orchard (1990) The Cherry Orchard (Sakura no Sono) is about the members of a drama club of an all girl high school, who would be performing the play The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov for the anniversary of the school's founding.
2 Lists containing an entry with this title Lists containing an entry with a title containing this title Lists containing this link Lists containing this link's domain Saga of the Phoenix (1990) Saga of the Phoenix (1990)
Saga of the Phoenix (A Xiu Luo) is the sequel to the 1988 film Peacock King, and is based on the Spirit Warrior manga (also known as Peacock King, and Kujaku O). The manga also had some anime and video games based on it. Two of the video games, were released in the West as SpellCaster (a Sega Master System game) and Mystic Defender (for Sega Mega Drive / Genesis).
3 Lists containing an entry with this title Lists containing an entry with a title containing this title Lists containing this link Lists containing this link's domain Killer's Romance (1990) Killer's Romance (1990)
Killer's Romance (Long man sha shou tze yo ren) is a Hong Kong martial arts film, that is one of the three live-action movies based on the Japanese manga Crying Freeman.
4 Lists containing an entry with this title Lists containing an entry with a title containing this title Lists containing this link Lists containing this link's domain Dragon from Russia (1990) Dragon from Russia (1990) 
Dragon from Russia (Gong chang fei long) is a Hong Kong martial arts action film that is one of the three live-action movies based on the Japanese manga Crying Freeman (although this one is loosely based). The film is about two orphans, Yao and May, who lived in Russia with their adoptive family. They grow up, and fall in love, but Yao is captured and brainwashed by a cult of assassins to become an assassin. Yao and May encounter each other during one of Yao's missions, and Yao's memories begin to return.
5 Lists containing an entry with this title Lists containing an entry with a title containing this title Lists containing this link Lists containing this link's domain Crying Freeman (1995) Crying Freeman (1995)
Crying Freeman is a Canadian movie, and is one of the three live-action movies based on the Japanese manga of the same name. It is based on the 'Portrait of a Killer' arc from the manga.
6 Lists containing an entry with this title Lists containing an entry with a title containing this title Lists containing this link Lists containing this link's domain Story of Ricky (1991) Story of Ricky (1991) A Hong Kong action movie about a young man with excellent martial skills, who is sent to prison after killing a crime lord. Based on the manga Riki-Oh.
7 Lists containing an entry with this title Lists containing an entry with a title containing this title Lists containing this link Lists containing this link's domain Dragon Ball: Son Goku Fight, Son Goku Win! (1990) Dragon Ball: Son Goku Fight, Son Goku Win! (1990)
A live-action Dragon Ball movie from South Korea.
8 Lists containing an entry with this title Lists containing an entry with a title containing this title Lists containing this link Lists containing this link's domain Dragon Ball: The Magic Begins (1991) Dragon Ball: The Magic Begins (1991)
A Mandarin language live-action Dragon Ball movie from Taiwan.
9 Lists containing an entry with this title Lists containing an entry with a title containing this title Lists containing this link Lists containing this link's domain Guyver (1991) Guyver (1991)
A young man becomes the host to an alien biotechnological armour known as the Guyver. The film is loosely based on the manga series Bio-Booster Armor Guyver.
10 Lists containing an entry with this title Lists containing an entry with a title containing this title Lists containing this link Lists containing this link's domain Guyver: Dark Hero (1994) Guyver: Dark Hero (1994)
Guyver: Dark Hero (also known as The Guyver 2) is the second live-action movie based on the Bio-Booster Armor Guyver manga series.
11 Lists containing an entry with this title Lists containing an entry with a title containing this title Lists containing this link Lists containing this link's domain Nowhere Man (1991) Nowhere Man (1991)
Nowhere Man (Muno no hito) is about a manga author who decides to set up a shop in a shed by a river, to sell rocks.
12 Lists containing an entry with this title Lists containing an entry with a title containing this title Title but no link Title but no link Eko Eko Azarak (series) Eko Eko Azarak (series)
Eko Eko Azarak is a series of films which follow the character Misa Kuroi, a high school student who is also a witch with magical powers.

The movies:
Eko Eko Azarak I: Wizard of Darkness (1995)
Eko Eko Azarak II: Birth of the Wizard (1996)
Eko Eko Azarak III: Misa The Dark Angel (1998)
Eko Eko Azarak IV: Awakening (2001)
Eko Eko Azarak: R-page (2006)
Eko Eko Azarak: B-page (2006)
13 Lists containing an entry with this title Lists containing an entry with a title containing this title Lists containing this link Lists containing this link's domain Fist of the North Star (1995) Fist of the North Star (1995)
Fist of the North Star is an American straight-to-video live-action martial arts film based on the manga of the same name. It loosely adapts the first story arc of the manga. The story centres on Kenshiro, the master of the North Star martial art school, who wanders a post-apocalyptic Earth in search of his nemesis Lord Shin, the man who killed his master and kidnapped his fiancée, and who is the dictator of the city of Southern Cross.
14 Lists containing an entry with this title Lists containing an entry with a title containing this title Lists containing this link Lists containing this link's domain Fudoh: The New Generation (1996) Fudoh: The New Generation (1996)
Fudoh: The New Generation is about a high school student who forms a gang of youths, to get revenge on his Yakuza boss father for killing his older brother. Directed by Takashi Miike.
15 Lists containing an entry with this title Lists containing an entry with a title containing this title Lists containing this link Lists containing this link's domain Shark Skin Man and Peach Hip Girl (1998) Shark Skin Man and Peach Hip Girl (1998)
Shark Skin Man and Peach Hip Girl (Samehada otoko to momojiri onna) is based on the manga of the same name. It is about a yakuza soldier on the run after stealing from his boss, who encounters a woman on the run from her twisted uncle who manages the hotel she worked at.
16 Lists containing an entry with this title Lists containing an entry with a title containing this title Title but no link Title but no link Female Convict 701 (series) Female Convict 701 (series)
Female Convict 701 (also known as Female Prisoner #701, or Joshuu 701-go) is a series of 'women in prison' movies mostly from the 1970s, and had a few remakes (and sequels) in the 1990s.
17 Lists containing an entry with this title Lists containing an entry with a title containing this title Lists containing this link Lists containing this link's domain Moonlight Whispers (1999) Moonlight Whispers (1999)
Moonlight Whispers (Sasayaki) is based on the manga Gekko no sasayaki by Masahiko Kikuni.
18 Lists containing an entry with this title Lists containing an entry with a title containing this title Lists containing this link Lists containing this link's domain Across a Gold Prairie (1999) Across a Gold Prairie (1999)
Across a Gold Prairie (Kinpatsu no sougen) is about the relationship between 80 year-old Nippori and his new carer Narisu, who is in her 20s.
19 Lists containing an entry with this title Lists containing an entry with a title containing this title Title but no link Title but no link Tomie (series) Tomie (series) Tomie is a Japanese horror film series based on the manga of the same name. The first two films in the series, were from 1999. It is about a demonic girl with the power to regenerate her cells (allowing multiple Tomie clones to exist) and the power to drive her admirers to madness (often resulting in her own death).


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