Manga-related Adaptation News from August

Below is a round-up of all the manga-related adaptation news announcements for the first half of August:

- The Prince of Tennis will be adapted into a live-action drama in China.

- VIZ Pictures has announced plans to release a Lovely Complex live-action movie in the spring of 2008.

- Shigeshoshi by Mitsukazu Mihara (DOLL), known as The Embalmer in the U.S., will be adapted into a live-action television drama.

- Ai no Kotodama by Keiko Konno, released in the U.S. as Words of Devotion, will be adapted into a live-action movie this fall.

- A live-action adaptation of Mousou Shoujo Otaku Kei by Natsumi Konjoh will be released this fall.

- The cast of the live-action drama adaptation of Hana Yori Dango (Boys Over Flowers) are getting together for a new movie next summer.

- According to Kadokawa Shoten's Asuka Ciel, Shinobu Gotou's Takumi-kun series of boys-love novels will be adapted into a live-action film.

- Two manga, ChocoMimi by Konami Sonoda and Fuma no Kojiro by Masami Kurumada, are being made into television dramas.