Kaho, Shota Sometani, and Masahiro Higashide as leads in the upcoming movie “Yocho Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha Gekijoban”

Actors Kaho, Shota Sometani, and Masahiro Higashide star in the upcoming movie “Yocho Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha Gekijoban”.

The movie is based on a theatrical play “Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha” by Kiyoshi Kurosawa. The film is a re-edited version of WOWOW drama series “Yocho Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha.” Kiyoshi Kurosawa adapted the theater play “Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha” into movie “Before We Vanish” while also infusing WOWOW drama series take on “Yocho Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha,” with different characters and story in each version. Both share the underlying premise of aliens having invaded Earth and taking over the bodies of humans.

“Yocho Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha Gekijoban” will be released November 11, 2017 in Japan and will show for 2 weeks only.

Movie “Ito-kun A to E” released main poster and 60 second teaser

The upcoming movie “Ito-kun A to E” recently released main teaser poster and trailer, graced by main actors Masaki Okada, Fumino Kimura, Nozomi Sasaki, Mirai Shida, Elaiza Ikeda and Kaho.

“Ito-kun A to E” is based on novel “Ito-kun A to E” by Asako Yuzuki and directed by Ryuichi Hiroki.

The story follows a man played by Masaki Okada who gets involved with 5 women, including a screenwriter played by Fumino Kimura.

Release date for “Ito-kun A to E” is now set for January 18, 2018 in Japan.


Teaser trailer for movie “Ice Cream and the Sound of Raindrops”

A new teaser trailer for movie “Ice Cream and the Sound of Raindrops” starring Kokoro Morita and Taketo Tanaka is now up for viewing!

“Ice Cream and the Sound of Raindrops” is written and directed by Daigo Matsui. It follows six kids selected to perform in a play, but the play is cancelled. The kids decide to continue anyways.

“Ice Cream and the Sound of Raindrops” will have its world premiere at the upcoming Tokyo International Film Festival (October 25 – November 3, 2017) and will have its general premiere sometime next year in Japan.Ice-Cream-and-the-Sound-of-Raindrops-p01

Trailer for live-action film “Bow Then Kiss”

Trailer for live-action film “Bow Then Kiss” starring Elaiza Ikeda and Masaki Nakao is now up!

“Bow Then Kiss” is based on manga “Ichirei Shite, Kisu” created by Yakko Kaga and directed by Takeshi Furusawa.

“Bow Then Kiss” opens November 11, 2017 in theaters in Japan.

New: Teaser trailer for upcoming movie “Garo: Kaminokiba”

Teaser trailer for the upcoming movie “Garo: Kaminokiba” starring Wataru Kuriyama, Junya Ikeda, Tsunenori Aoki and Masahiro Inoue, has already been released. Supporting cast members have been announced as well for the film: Miki Nanri, Sakina Kuwae, Miyavi Matsunoi, Tomohito Wakizaki, Moka Komatsu, Momoko Kuroki and Shigeru Izumiya.

“Garo: Kaminokiba” is slated to hit the theaters on January 6, 2018 in Japan.

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Atsuko Maeda, Toko Miura, Machiko Ono cast in upcoming movie “Suteki na Dynamite Scandal”

Atsuko Maeda, Toko Miura and Machiko Ono star the upcoming movie “Suteki na Dynamite Scandal” which also starring Tasuku Emoto.

The story is about the rise of Suei, who eventually becomes the chief editor of a famous erotic magazine in the 1980’s. Atsuko Maeda will play the wife of Suei, while Toko Miura will play a lover of Suei. Lastly, Machiko One will play the mother of Suei.

The film is based on autobiographical novel “Suteki na Dainamaito Sukyandaru” by Akira Suei and directed by Masanori Tominaga.

“Suteki na Dynamite Scandal” will be released March, 2018 in Japan.


Newcomer Jeon Song-Seo and Actor Yoo Ah-In star in upcoming film “Burning”

New actress Jeon Song-Seo star as the lead female role in movie “Burning” (working title) co-starring Yoo Ah-In. 

The film is written and directed by award winning director Lee Chang-Dong. 

As her first acting role, Jeon Song-Seo landed the lead female role after going through auditions which began last month. Jeon Song-Seo will play Hae-Mi, the hometown friend of Jong-Soo (Yoo Ah-In) and Jong-Soo loves her.

Filming will begin mid-September.

New poster and trailer for upcoming film starring Kento Yamazaki and Alice Hirose

New poster and trailer has recently been released for upcoming movie “Hyouka: Forbidden Secrets” starring Kento Yamazaki and Alice Hirose. 

The film is the live action adaptation of the 2001 novel “Hyouka” by Honobu Yonezawa and directed by Mari Asato.

The movie is slated to hit the theaters in Japan on 
November 3, 2017.

See it here first: Movie trailer of “Legend of the Demon Cat”

For those who haven’t seen it: Here’s the teaser trailer of the Japanese-Chinese film “Legend of the Demon Cat” starring Shota Sometani, Huang Xuan and Hiroshi Abe!

The “Legend of the Demon Cat” is based on 2004 novel “Samon Kukai Tou no Kuni nite Oni to Utagesu” by Baku Yumemakura and directed by Chen Kaige.

The “Legend of the Demon Cat” is slated to be released in February, 2018 in Japan.

Teaser poster released for the upcoming movie “Criminal City”

Ma Dong Seok is back at it again! Get a first look at the teaser poster for the upcoming movie “Criminal City” (literal title) starring Ma Dong-Seok and Yoon Kye-Sang.

Ma Dong-Seok plays a detective as he tries to take down a Chinese criminal ring led by a man played by Yoon Kye-Sang.

“Criminal City” is based on the true story of the “Heuksapa Incident” in 2007. Detectives arrested 32 people who were part of a criminal ring. The group consisted of ethnic Koreans who came from Yanbian, China.

“Criminal City” is sceduled to be released October 4, 2017 in South Korea.