TEASER: “My Little Monster”

Watch the trailer of the upcoming film, “My Little Monster” here! 

“My Little Monster” is based on manga series “Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun” by Robico.

The film is about Haru Yoshida (Masaki Suda), a high school student who is viewed as a introverted child with an unpredictable behavior. Shizuku Mizutani (Tao Tsuchiya) is a high school studious student. Haru Yoshida and Shizuku Mizutani sit next to each other in a classroom. A small thing causes Haru Yoshida to have feelings for Shizuku and then confesses his feelings towards her.

The film is directed by Sho Tsukikawa.

Mackenyu Arata joined Kento Yamazaki in NTV drama series “Kiss that Kills”

Who would have thought that this bromance is extending from one casting/project to another? Mackenyu Arata has joined Kento Yamazaki yet again in the NTV drama series “Kiss that Kills” with Mugi Kadowaki.

Mackenyu will play the major supporting character, Takauji Namiki, the son of a CEO and he is a figure who holds a key to the story.

Mackenyu’s character is in conflict with Otaro Dojima (Kento Yamazaki) in the story. 

See “Kiss that Kills” in January 2018 in Japan.


TRAILER: “Tonight, At Romance Theater”

See the trailer of the upcoming fantasy-romance film “Tonight, At Romance Theater” here!
The film, starring Haruka Ayase and Kentaro Sakaguchi, is also featuring “Kiseki” (‘Miracle’) by Che’Nelle as its theme song.
“Tonight, At Romance Theater” will be released on February 10, 2018 in Japan.


Haru Kuroki, Shuhei Nomura as leads in new film “Biburia Koshodo no Jiken Techo”

Actors Haru Kuroki and Shuhei Nomura starred in the upcoming film “Biburia Koshodo no Jiken Techo.”

Haru Kuroki plays Shioriko Shinokawa, an introvert, but her knowledge is expansive and she can’t stop talking about her interests. Shuhei Nomura will play Daisuke Goura, a clerk at the bookstore owned by Shioriko Shinokawa.

The movie is based on the novel series “Biblia Koshodo no Jiken Techou” novels written by En Mikami. Similarly, the 2013 Fuji TV drama series “Antiquarian Bookshop Biblia’s Case Files,” starring Ayame Gouriki and Akira, is also based on the same novel series.

Movie is directed by Yukiko Mishima and will be released in 2018 in Japan.

Takayuki Yamada and Masami Nagasawa as leads in remake film “50th First Kiss”

Actors Takayuki Yamada and Masami Nagasawa are cast in the remake film “50th First Kiss” (literal title).

The film is a remake of 2004 U.S. film “50 First Dates” starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore.  The filming for “50th First Kiss” took place in Hawaii and finished in about a month.

“50th First Kiss” is about Takayuki Yamada, a tour guide named Daisuke Yuge. He falls in love with Rui Fujishima (Masami Nagasawa) on fist sight, but Rui Fujishima though suffers from memory loss due to a past accident.

Movie will be directed by Yuichi Fukuda and will be shown in theaters on June 1, 2018 in Japan.

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TRAILER: “Revenge Girl”

Teaser for upcoming movie “Revenge Girl” starring Mirei Kiritani and Nobuyuki Suzuki is already out!
“Revenge Girl” has Mirei Kiritani playing Miki Takaraishi, a smart and beautiful 24-year-old woman, but her personality is not as good. She falls in love with Yuga Saito (Sho Kiyohara) who is handsome and comes from a politician family. They see each other romantically, but Yugo Saito dumps Miki Takaraishi. To get revenge on Yuga Saito, she decides to run for prime minister. For her election campaign, she hires Toshiya Kadowaki (Nobuyuki Suzuki) as her campaign strategist.
Movie is based on 2017 novel “Revenge Girl” by Erika Yoshida.
“Revenge Girl” will air on December 23, 2017 in Japan.

Kento Yamazaki cast as lead in NTV drama series “Todome no Kiss”

Kento Yamazaki is cast in new NTV drama series “Todome no Kiss.” The drama series is based on an original screenplay by Yoshihiro Izumi.


In the drama series Kento Yamazaki plays popular host Otaro Dojima. Because of a past incident, he believes that love makes people unhappy. He now only pursues money and power.

A mysterious woman appears in front of Otaro Dojima. The mysterious woman has a pale face with red lips. She kisses him and he dies, but the next moment he regains consciousness. He realizes he is now 7 days in the past. The mysterious woman also follows him. Due to her kiss, Otaro Dojima dies and goes back to the past over and over again.


Casting for the female lead will be revealed on November 9th.

“Todome no Kiss” will first air January, 2018 in Japan.

Ha Yeon-Soo offered lead female role in Korean drama remake of “Rich Man, Poor Woman”

Ha Yeon-Soo has been offered to take the lead female role in drama series “Rich Man, Poor Woman.” The drama series is a remake of 2012 Fuji TV drama series “Rich Man, Poor Woman” starring Shun Oguri and Satomi Ishihara.

If Ha Yeon-Soo accepts the offer, she would play a college student who begins working at a company in the IT field. Filming for “Rich Man, Poor Woman” is scheduled to begin December, 2017 in South Korea.

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Netflix drama series “The Town Where Only I Am Missing” released airing date

Netflix new live-action drama series “The Town Where Only I Am Missing” starring Yuki Furukawa released its airing date which is on December 15, 2017. The drama series will be available for streaming in about 190 countries.

“The Town Where Only I Am Missing”  is about Satoru Fujinuma (Yuki Furukawa) who has the special ability of “revival.” His special power allows him to travel back in time before terrible incidents occur and right whichever wrong occurred. He travels back in time continually until the incidents are stopped.

Satoru Fujinuma goes back 18 years ago to find out the person who killed his mother. Satoru Fujinuma is sure that his mother’s death is related with a serial murder case that involved victims being children and occurring 18 years ago.

The film is based on the manga series “Boku Dake ga Inai Machi” by Kei Sanbe which was first published July, 2012 in magazine Young Ace.

Haru Kuroki cast as lead in new movie “Nichinichikorekojitsu”

Actress Haru Kuroki is cast as the lead actress in upcoming movie “Nichinichikorekojitsu” alongside Kirin Kiki and Mikako Tabe, for supporting roles.

“Nichinichikorekojitsu” follows the story a college age girl named Noriko, played by Haru Kuroki, who begins taking lessons on the Japanese tea ceremony.  By her mother’s recommendation, Noriko begins attending the Japanese tea ceremony near her house with her cousin Michiko (Mikako Tabe). There, Noriko learns from Teacher Takeda (Kirin Kiki).

Movie is based on the essay “Nichinichikorekojitsu: Ocha ga Oshietekureta 15 no Shiawase” by Noriko Morishita  and directed by Tatsushi Omori.

“Nichinichikorekojitsu” will be released sometime next year in Japan.

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