No Mark

Click HERE for the original article on Fukuchi Makoto's A Former Tenhou Meijini Blog.

*Translation of the original article start below*

 

 Twitter Account: Movie "No Mark Baku-Ha-Tou" Official @bakuhaimovie  Release Date Finalized!  Movie "No Mark Baku-Ha-Tou" will be released in Cinemart Shinjuku and other locations starting October 27th (Sat)  Bakuoka Danjuurou - Ishida Akira Teppeki Tamotsu - Yamoto Yuuma Chuuren Potomi - Nagasawa Marina Atari Daisuke - Takasaki Shouta  A paramount Mahjong manga "No Mark Baku-Hai-Tou" will be a live action film and will be released in theaters in 2 months! #live-actionNoMark 22:00 - August 24th, 2018

Twitter Account: Movie "No Mark Baku-Ha-Tou" Official
@bakuhaimovie

Release Date Finalized! 
Movie "No Mark Baku-Ha-Tou" will be released in Cinemart Shinjuku and other locations starting October 27th (Sat)

Bakuoka Danjuurou - Ishida Akira
Teppeki Tamotsu - Yamoto Yuuma
Chuuren Potomi - Nagasawa Marina
Atari Daisuke - Takasaki Shouta

A paramount Mahjong manga "No Mark Baku-Hai-Tou" will be a live action film and will be released in theaters in 2 months! #live-actionNoMark
22:00 - August 24th, 2018

This is a theatrical release movie.

The story is all about playing Mahkong, and I'm wondering if this will make sense as a movie theater release in a world where we have to cater to "regular" viewers? (;^ω^)

 Twitter Account:  @GensuiAkainu  Here are some good data  It might be more complicated, but in general, this means Showa era level movies = Instead of making a novel into a movie, the expectation level is 100 times more when making a manga into a film.  0:56 - August 26th 2018  *Image is explaining why live-action films of manga are a trend. Reason 1.  Because it actually does make money!!  Japanese films released last year: 581 Live actions: 32 - 13 of them (40%) made over 1 Billion Japanese Yen Others: 549 - 25 of them (4%) made over 1 Billion Japanese Yen   Reason2. Original Usage Fee is Cheaper! Movie "Terumae-Romae" (2012) Box Office Profit: 5.8 Billion Yen -> 1 Million Yen paid to author Movie "UmiZaru" (2004) Box Office Profit: 7 Billion Yen -> 2.5 Million Yen paid to author

Twitter Account: 
@GensuiAkainu

Here are some good data

It might be more complicated, but in general, this means
Showa era level movies = Instead of making a novel into a movie, the expectation level is 100 times more when making a manga into a film.

0:56 - August 26th 2018

*Image is explaining why live-action films of manga are a trend.
Reason 1. 
Because it actually does make money!! 
Japanese films released last year: 581
Live actions: 32 - 13 of them (40%) made over 1 Billion Japanese Yen
Others: 549 - 25 of them (4%) made over 1 Billion Japanese Yen

Reason2.
Original Usage Fee is Cheaper!
Movie "Terumae-Romae" (2012) Box Office Profit: 5.8 Billion Yen -> 1 Million Yen paid to author
Movie "UmiZaru" (2004) Box Office Profit: 7 Billion Yen -> 2.5 Million Yen paid to author