Dramas and Movies Based on Manga

Macy Jan 4, 2018

I love watching adaptations of my favorite manga. I actually read all of Rurouni Kenshin, just to watch the movies! Here's a list of adaptations I've seen or wish to see.

Feel free to add suggestions, make comments, or ask questions.

  • Absolute Boyfriend
    Absolute Boyfriend
    0.0

    Taiwanese Drama - 2012

    • Based on "Absolute Boyfriend" by Yuu Watase
  • Boys Over Flowers
    Boys Over Flowers
    0.0

    Korean Drama - 2009

    • Based on "Hana Yori Dango" (Boys Over Flowers) by Yoko Kamio
  • Devil Beside You
    Devil Beside You
    0.0

    Taiwanese Drama - 2005

    • Based on "The Devil Does Exist" by Mitsuba Takanashi
  • Hachimitsu to Clover
    Hachimitsu to Clover
    0.0

    Japanese Drama - 2008

    • Based on "Honey and Clover" by Chica Umino
  • Hana Yori Dango
    Hana Yori Dango
    7.5

    Japanese Movie - 1995

    • Based on "Hana Yori Dango" (Boys Over Flowers) by Yoko Kamio
  • Hana Yori Dango
    Hana Yori Dango
    10

    Japanese Drama - 2005

    • Based on "Hana Yori Dango" (Boys Over Flowers) by Yoko Kamio
    • Followed by "Hana Yori Dango Returns" (2007)
  • Hana Yori Dango 2
    Hana Yori Dango 2
    9.0

    Japanese Drama - 2007

    • Sequel to "Hana Yori Dango" (2005)
    • Based on "Hana Yori Dango" (Boys Over Flowers) by Yoko Kamio
    • Followed by: "Hana Yori Dango Final" (2008)
      • Note: "Final" is a new story, though Kamio participated in the script.
  • Honey and Clover
    Honey and Clover
    0.0

    Japanese Movie - 2006

    • Based on "Honey and Clover" by Chica Umino
  • Honey and Clover
    Honey and Clover
    0.0

    Taiwanese Drama - 2008

    • Based on "Honey and Clover" by Chica Umino
  • Itazura na Kiss
    Itazura na Kiss
    0.0

    Japanese Drama - 1996

    • Based on "Itazura na Kiss" by Kaoru Tada
  • Itazura na Kiss - Love in Tokyo
    Itazura na Kiss - Love in Tokyo
    0.0

    Japanese Drama - 2013

    • Based on "Itazura na Kiss" by Kaoru Tada
    • Followed by: "Itazura na Kiss: Love in Tokyo 2" (2014)
  • Itazura na Kiss - Love In Tokyo 2
    Itazura na Kiss - Love In Tokyo 2
    0.0

    Japanese Drama - 2014

    • Sequel to "Itazura na Kiss: Love in Tokyo" (2013)
    • Based on "Itazura na Kiss" by Kaoru Tada
  • It Started with a Kiss
    It Started with a Kiss
    0.0

    Taiwanese Drama - 2005

    • Based on "Itazura na Kiss" by Kaoru Tada
    • Followed by: "They Kiss Again" (2007)
  • Kiss Me
    Kiss Me
    0.0

    Thai Drama - 2015

    • Based on "Itazura na Kiss" by Kaoru Tada
  • Last Quarter of the Moon
    Last Quarter of the Moon
    7.5

    Japanese Movie - 2004

    • Based on "Kagen no Tsuki" (Last Quarter of the Moon) by Ai Yazawa
  • MARS
    MARS
    0.0

    Taiwanese Drama - 2004

    • Based on "Mars" by Fuyumi Soryo
  • MARS - Tada, Kimi wo Aishiteru
    MARS - Tada, Kimi wo Aishiteru
    0.0

    Japanese Drama - 2016

    • Based on "Mars" by Fuyumi Soryo
    • Followed by: "Mars: Tada, Kimi wo Aishiteru" (film; 2016)
  • Mars: Tada, Kimi wo Aishiteru
    Mars: Tada, Kimi wo Aishiteru
    0.0

    Japanese Movie - 2016

    • Sequel to "Mars: Tada, Kimi wo Aishiteru" (drama; 2016)
    • Based on "Mars" by Fuyumi Soryo
  • Meteor Garden
    Meteor Garden
    9.0

    Taiwanese Drama - 2001

    • Based on "Hana Yori Dango" (Boys Over Flowers) by Yoko Kamio
    • Followed by "Meteor Rain" (2001) and "Meteor Garden II" (2002)
      • Note: "Meteor Rain" only partially based on the original manga, while "Meteor Garden II" is a new story.
  • Mischievous Kiss The Movie: High School
    Mischievous Kiss The Movie: High School
    0.0

    Japanese Movie - 2016

    • Based on "Itazura na Kiss" by Kaoru Tada
    • Followed by: "Mischievous Kiss: The Movie - Campus" (2017)
  • Mischievous Kiss The Movie: Campus
    Mischievous Kiss The Movie: Campus
    0.0

    Japanese Movie - 2017

    • Sequel to "Mischievous Kiss: The Movie - High School" (2016)
    • Based on "Itazura na Kiss" by Kaoru Tada
    • Followed by: "Mischievous Kiss: The Movie - The Proposal" (2017)
  • Mischievous Kiss The Movie: The Proposal
    Mischievous Kiss The Movie: The Proposal
    0.0

    Japanese Movie - 2017

    • Sequel to "Mischievous Kiss: The Movie - Campus" (2017)
    • Based on "Itazura na Kiss" by Kaoru Tada
  • Miss in Kiss
    Miss in Kiss
    0.0

    Taiwanese Drama - 2016

    • Based on "Itazura na Kiss" by Kaoru Tada
  • Nana
    Nana
    8.0

    Japanese Movie - 2005

    • Based on "Nana" by Ai Yazawa
    • Followed by: "Nana 2" (2006)
  • Nana 2
    Nana 2
    0.0

    Japanese Movie - 2006

    • Sequel to "Nana" (2005)
    • Based on "Nana" by Ai Yazawa
  • Old Boy
    Old Boy
    10

    Korean Movie - 2003

    • Based on "Old Boy" by Garon Tsuchiya and Nobuaki Minegishi
  • Ouran High School Host Club
    Ouran High School Host Club
    7.0

    Japanese Drama - 2011

    • Based on "Ouran High School Host Club" by Bisco Hatori
    • Followed by: "Ouran High School Host Club: The Movie" (2012)
  • Ouran High School Host Club The Movie
    Ouran High School Host Club The Movie
    7.0

    Japanese Movie - 2012

    • Sequel to "Ouran High School Host Club" (2011)
    • Based on "Ouran High School Host Club" by Bisco Hatori
  • Paradise Kiss
    Paradise Kiss
    6.5

    Japanese Movie - 2011

    • Based on "Paradise Kiss" by Ai Yazawa
  • Playful Kiss
    Playful Kiss
    0.0

    Korean Drama - 2010

    • Based on "Itazura na Kiss" by Kaoru Tada
  • Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon
    Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon
    8.5

    Japanese Drama - 2003

    • Based on "Sailor Moon" by Naoko Takeuchi
  • Rurouni Kenshin
    Rurouni Kenshin
    9.0

    Japanese Movie - 2012

    • Based on "Rurouni Kenshin" by Nobuhiro Watsuki
    • Followed by: "Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno" (2014)
  • Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno
    Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno
    8.5

    Japanese Movie - 2014

    • Sequel to "Rurouni Kenshin" (2012)
    • Based on "Rurouni Kenshin" by Nobuhiro Watsuki
    • Followed by: "Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends" (2014)
  • Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends
    Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends
    8.5

    Japanese Movie - 2014

    • Sequel to "Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno" (2014)
    • Based on "Rurouni Kenshin" by Nobuhiro Watsuki
  • They Kiss Again
    They Kiss Again
    0.0

    Taiwanese Drama - 2007

    • Sequel to "It Started with a Kiss" (2005)
    • Based on "Itazura na Kiss" by Kaoru Tada
  • Zettai Kareshi
    Zettai Kareshi
    0.0

    Japanese Drama - 2008

    • Based on "Absolute Boyfriend" by Yuu Watase