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14 Musical Live-Action Anime Adaptations You Didn't Know Existed

Updated May 11, 2018 644 votes 203 voters 9.5k views13 items

List RulesVote up the anime musical adaptations that do justice to the original shows.

When you truly love an anime, it's natural to want to experience it in every medium possible. While many series receive a manga adaptation, some also become books, movies, and even musical stage plays. Live-action anime musicals are a real thing, and they're way more popular than you might have expected. 

Anime musicals exist for wildly popular series like NarutoBleachand Blue Exorcist, but there's also an extensive history of musicals based on older shows like The Prince of Tennis and Saint Seiya. If you're a long-time fan, you'll find it hard not to sing along with your favorite characters.