Masahiro Higashide, Arata Mackenyu in newly released teaser posters for upcoming movie “Over Drive”

The newly released teaser posters for upcoming film “Over Drive” features two of the most sought after young actors in Japan –Masahiro Higashide and Arata Mackenyu.

The actors portray as talented young drivers who are hoping to advance to the World Rally Championship. Masahiro Higashide plays the role of Atsuhiro Hiyama, the chief mechanic and an engineer at a racing factory. Arata Mackenyu portrays the role of Naozumi, Asuhiro’s younger brother and an extremely gifted driver.

“Over Drive” is directed by Eiichiro Hasumi and will be released in theaters on June 1, 2018 in Japan.

Live action film for “Code Blue” drama series will be released in 2018

Here’s a great news, Code Blue fans!

Actor Tomohisa Yamashita announced that “Code Blue” drama series will be having its live action movie and is set for release on July 27th, next year. The movie is currently filming, added the actor during the 2017 FNS Music Festival last December 6.

The main cast members still include Tomohisa Yamashita, Yui AragakiErika TodaManami Higa and Yosuke Asari from the original Fuji TV drama series “Code Blue” and are expected to bring more medical drama in the movie version.

TEASER: “Rainbow Days”

See the teaser trailer for upcoming live-action film “Rainbow Days” below!
“Rainbow Days” is based on manga “Nijiiro Deizu” by Minami Mizuno and centers on a group of four male high school students who are close friends: Natsuki, Tomoya, Keiichi, and Tsuyoshi. The four boys have no club activities, and they hurry through their studies so they can spend their days having fun. Their main topic of interest: love. Natsuki has an unrequited crush on Anna, a girl from another class, and his friends keep meddling in their relationship.
Actors Reo Sano, Taishi Nakagawa, Mahiro Takasugi and Ryusei Yokohama are leads in this new live action film and is directed by Ken Iizuka.

“Rainbow Days” will be released July, 2018 in Japan.

Teaser poster for upcoming Yamaken film, “A Forest of Wool and Steel”

The first teaser poster for the upcoming film “A Forest of Wool and Steel” starring Kento Yamazaki has already been released!

The movie follows a story of a high school student in a small Hokkaido village named Naoki Tomura (Kento Yamazaki). He tries to become a piano tuner himself after hearing Soichiro Itadori (Tomokazu Miura) tune the piano at his high school.  After becoming interested in piano tuning, he makes sure his life changes along his new found interest. 

The film is based on the original novel “Hitsuji to Hagane no Mori” by Natsu Miyashita, and directed by Kojiro Hashimoto.


“A Forest of Wool and Steel” will be released June 8, 2018 in Japan.

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.

Genre film “Train To Busan’ director back with new movie “Psychokinesis”

The hit genre film “Train To Busan’ director Yeon Sang-Ho is back with an upcoming film “Psychokinesis” starring Ryoo Seung-Ryong and Shim Eun-Kyung.

The film follows a father named Suk-Hun, played by Ryoo Seung-Ryong, who happens to gain a supernatural power. He tries to save his daughter Roo-Mi played by Shim Eun-Kyung after she gets involved in an unexpected accident.

Movie is the second live-action film by Yeon Sang-Ho and will be released February, 2018 in South Korea.


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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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Character posters for upcoming movie “The Swindlers”

The upcoming film “The Swindlers” has released 6 character posters of its main cast: Hyun-Bin, Yoo Ji-Tae, Bae Sung-Woo, Park Sung-Woong, An Se-Ha and Nana (‘After School’).

“The Swindlers” is about a group of swindlers: Ji-Sung (Hyun-Bin), an intelligent swindler who only deceives fellow swindlers. To catch Jang Doo-Chil, he forms a plan. He first recruits Prosecutor Hee-Soo (Yoo Ji-Tae) and then other swindlers Suk-Dong (Bae Sung-Woo), Choon-Ja (Nana) and Chief Kim (An Se-Ha). They throw bait at Jang Doo-Chil’s right-hand man Seung-Gun (Park Sung-Woong).

“The Swindlers” opens November 22, 2017 in South Korea.
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