Live action remakes of popular anime are very common at the moment. With Nodame Cantabile and Death Note being two that roll straight off of the tongue. Another live action version of of the popular Japanese manga is about to hit our shores very shortly. This new show is based off of Cutie Honey.
Yes, Cutie Honey is going to have a live action show in the UK within months and this show is going to not only have plenty of eye-candy from Sato, one of Japan’s premier swim-suit models turned actresses and great directing from Hideaki Anno of Neon Genesis Evangelion fame.
It’s currently being penned as:
Described as a “high energy Japanese adventure comedy” by the New York Times and as “damn good fun” by Asian Cinema Drifter, CUTIE HONEY’s cheeky combination of “Charlie’s Angels” attitude, “Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers” fantasy and “Austin Powers”-style comedy adds up to a fun and wacked out spectacle that is impossible to resist.
The PR people over in Cutie Honey land were kind enough to send us a few clips of the show: