by Ceki, August 18, 2015

Hello guys! Let's take a look at the upcoming Asian films and dramas based on popular manga/manhwa. Some of them do not have final airing dates set yet, so they might get postponed later on. 



Genre: slice of life, manga, friendship, drama, romance
Plot: Two friends embark on a journey of becoming popular manga artists while handling the high school challenges.
October 2015

Heroine Disqualified


Genre: romance, school, shoujo, drama
Plot: A high school girl realizes that real life is not a shoujo manga when her childhood friend (whom she has always loved) does not choose her.
September 2015

Piece of Cake


Genre: romance, drama
Plot: The story follows a woman Shino who tries to start a new life after moving to another town and leaving her abusive boyfriend.
September 2015

Senpai to Kanojo


Genre: romance, school, shoujo
Plot: A freshman girl falls in love with her senior.
October 2015

The Flower We Saw That Day


Genre: slice of life, friendship, romance, supernatural
Plot: Jinta is the only one who can see his childhood friend Meiko as a ghost. Now, in order to make her move on, he must gather all of the others from their childhood group and grant her wish by coming to terms with their past and secrets.
September 2015

Cheese in the Trap


Genre: romance, mystery, school
Plot: Hong Sul gets asked out by the mysterious and popular guy from her college, and she starts going out with him even though her instincts tell her that his nice and kind personality is only a pretense.
January 2016



Genre: friendship, slice of life, romance, drama, supernatural
Plot: A girl suddenly receives a letter from her future, telling her about the transfer of her soon-to-be friend and instructions on how to save him from an upcoming tragedy. 
December 2015

Ore Monogatari


Genre: comedy, school, romance, friendship
Plot: Gouda Takeo is the real example of the expression 'Don't judge a book by its cover.'  He is huge, threatening and strong, but he is also very kind and soft. Will he be able to find his true romance as well?
October 2015

Attack on Titan: End of the World


Genre: drama, supernatural, action
Plot: The sequel to the first movie, set in the world in which the war against the Titans is reaching its climax; the second part is supposed to take off after the ep 13.
September 2015

God of Bath


Genre: comedy, drama, slice of life
Plot: Heo Se is a 23-year-old guy who ends up scrubbing the baths in a theme park after losing his job and being chased by loan sharks.
The end of 2016

Minami kun no Koibito ~ My Little Lover


Genre: romance, school, supernatural
Plot: During a stormy night, Chiytami suddenly gets her body reduced to only 15 cm, and when her childhood crush Minami happens to see her, they make a deal not to tell anyone until they find out what is going on.
The end of 2015



Genre: medical, drama
Plot: Sakura is a famous and popular gynecologist who is dedicated to his work and playing the piano.
October 2015



Genre: school, sports, youth
Plot: A girl who starts attending a high school of troublemakers and bad boys.
The end of 2015

Goodbye Mr Black


Genre: romance, drama
Plot: the Korean manhwa retelling based on the classic story of the Count of Monte Cristo.
March 2016

Nobunaga Concerto


Genre: supernatural, historical, drama, comedy, romance
Plot: It is the sequel to the popular drama and it follows the story of a time-traveling high school student who goes back to the 16 century Japan and meets his old self.
January 2016




Genre: sports, drama, romance, school
Plot: A girl who loves playing karuta, a card game based on Japanese poetry, her friends and potential love interests. 
March 2016

Terra Formars


Genre: sci-fi, action, horror, drama
Plot: After trying to inhabit the Mars with cockroaches, a terrible virus hits the already devastated Earth and 15 poor Japanese are sent to Mars to find the vaccine.
April 2016

Prison School


Genre: comedy, mature, school
Plot: A group of friends get enrolled in an all-girls high school, but after taking sneak pictures of some girls, they get the punishment they would have never though of before.
The end of 2015

From Five to Nine


Genre: romance, comedy, drama
Plot: Sakuraba Junko, an English language school teacher, falls in love with a monk Hoshikawa Takane.
The end of 2015

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