Manga-to-film adaptation of BL METAMORPHOSIS makes its USA debut in Los Angeles on Wednesday, September 28
Hit 2021 Japanese film BL METAMORPHOSIS — directed by Shunsuke Kariyama — makes its stateside debut in Los Angeles on Wednesday, September 28. It screens as one of five films in ACA Cinema Project at Harmony Gold Preview House in Hollywood. The movie is based on the bestselling eponymous manga series by Kaori Tsurutani.

Source material fun facts: BL METAMORPHOSIS, the manga serial written and illustrated by Kaori Tsurutani, has won numerous book awards, such as the New Face Award of the Manga Division at the 22nd Japan Media Arts Festival. It ranked #1 in the women’s manga category of Kono Manga ga Sugoi! periodical. It also snagged Best Manga of 2019 in Kono Manga o Yome! and appeared on the top 50 best manga roster in Da Vinci monthly magazine.

For those unable to partake in ACA Cinema Project up close and personal, consider a future visit to the event website: Program organizers plan to record and upload the lively talk-back panels for the world to enjoy.

ACA Cinema Project — an upcoming, in-person theatrical film series — is an endeavor of The Japanese Agency for Cultural Affairs (ACA) and Visual Industry Promotion Organization (VIPO). It happens in Hollywood from September 27 — October 1.
Be our guest at the BL METAMORPHOSIS screening in Hollywood!



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Marlene Sharp

Marlene Sharp


Marlene Sharp is a creative and business-savvy entertainment multi-hyphenate who originally hails from New Orleans but is now a (San Fernando) Valley girl.