Top 10 Satisfying Live-Action Movie Adaptations [Japan Poll]

death note live action

What You Need to Know:

  • A poll was conducted on gooRanking for the most satisfying live action film adaptations from anime and manga.
  • 250 voters responded, the target demographic being Japanese males and females aged in their 20s and 30s.
  • See the results below!

10. Yatterman

yatterman live action

3.4%

9. Mogura no Uta

mogura no uta movie

3.8%

8. Kimi ni Todoke

kimi ni todoke live action

4.0%

7. Kaiji: The Ultimate Gambler

kaiji live action

4.5%

6. Lupin the Third

lupin third live action

4.8%

5. GANTZ

gantz live action

5.9%

4. 20th Century Boys

20th century boys live action

8.0%

3. Rurouni Kenshin

ruroni kenshin live action

12.8%

2. Thermae Romae

thermae romae live action 1

15.0%

1. Death Note

ryuk live action

17.8%

Source: Nikkan SPA


honeys anime character
Some live action adaptations are really bad. The Attack on Titan adaptation didn't meet my expectations at all...

honeys anime character
Death Note live action was great, I should look into more!