Jul 20 2018

Teaser trailer #2 for movie “The House Where The Mermaid Sleeps”

Teaser trailer #2 added for upcoming movie “The House Where The Mermaid Sleeps” starring Ryoko Shinohara and Hidetoshi Nishijima. Movie is based on 2015 novel “Ningyo no Nemuru Ie” by Keigo Higashino and directed by Yukihiko Tsutsumi. The movie brings up moral questions on when parents should give up on children deemed brain dead by doctors. Teaser trailer #2 begins with Ryoko Shinohara’s voice stating in Japanese “This child is alive.”

“The House Where The Mermaid Sleeps” will be released November 16, 2018 in Japan.

Jul 20 2018

Cha Tae-Hyun and Bae Doo-Na cast in KBS2 drama series “The Best Divorce”

Cha Tae-Hyun and Bae Doo-Na are cast in KBS2 drama series “The Best Divorce.” The drama series is a remake of 2013 Fuji TV drama series “Matrimonial Chaos” (“Saikou no Rikon”). Also cast in major supporting character roles are Lee El and Son Seok-Koo. Story for the drama series follows a married couple played by Cha Tae-Hyun and Bae Doo-Na. The man wants a divorce and then meets his first love played by Lee El.

“The Best Divorce” first airs October, 2018 in South Korea.

Jul 20 2018

Shuhei Nomura and Rin Takanashi cast in Fuji TV drama series “Kekkon Aite wa Chusen de”

Shuhei Nomura and Rin Takanashi are cast in new Fuji TV-Tokai TV drama series “Kekkon Aite wa Chusen de.” The drama series is based 2010 novel “Kekkon Aite wa Chusen de” by Miu Kakiya. Also cast in supporting roles are Ryohei OtaniAimi Satsukawa and Mayumi Wakamura. The drama series is set around Japan implementing a new policy to combat the nation’s low birthrate. Their new policy is mandatory blind dates for single individuals from the age of 25 to 39.

“Kekkon Aite wa Chusen de” first airs October 6, 2018 in Japan.

Jul 19 2018

Shinichi Tsutsumi, Yuya Yagira and Rina Kawaei cast in movie “Nakuna Akaoni”

Shinichi TsutsumiYuya Yagira and Rina Kawaei are cast in movie “Nakuna Akaoni.” The film is based on short story “Nakuna Akaoni” by Kiyoshi Shigematsu and directed by Atsushi Kaneshige. In the film, Shinichi Tsutsumi will play former high school baseball coach Takashi Obuchi. He learns a former student (played by Yuya Yagira) has terminal cancer and only 6 months to live. Filming for “Nakuna Akaoni” will begin early next month in Takasaki, Gunma Prefecture.

“Nakuna Akaoni” will be released sometime next year in Japan.


Jul 19 2018

Jung Yu-Mi to make cameo appearance in tvN drama series “What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim”

Actress Jung Yu-Mi will make a cameo appearance in currently airing tvN drama series “What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim.” The drama series stars Park Seo-Joon and Park Min-Young. For Jung Yu-Mi’s cameo appearance, she will play a friend of Young-Joon (Park Seo-Joon) and she runs a restaurant. Jung Yu-Mi accepted the cameo appearance due to her friendship with Park Seo-Joon. They appeared together in tvN reality tv show “Youn’s Kitchen Season 2.”

Jung Yu-Mi ‘s cameo appearance will occur in ep.14 of “What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim” which airs July 19, 2018.