Teaser trailer added for Kiyoshi Kurosawa directed film “Before We Vanish” starring Masami Nagasawa, Ryuhei Matsuda & Mahiro Takasugi. Movie will have its world premiere at this year’s Cannes Film Festival (May 17-28, 2017) in the “Un Certain Regard” section. “Before We Vanish” opens September 9, 2017 in Japan.
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Teaser trailer and poster added for Hirokazu Koreeda directed film “The Third Murder” starring Masaharu Fukuyama & Koji Yakusho.” The Third Murder” is Hirokazu Koreeda’s first film since 2009 film “Air Doll,” in which the story is not centered around family issues.
Release date for “The Third Murder” is now set for September 9, 2017 in Japan.
Trailer for added for upcoming live-action film “A Boy Who Wished to be Okuda Tamio And A Girl Who Drove All Men Crazy” (literal title) starring Satoshi Tsumabuki & Kiko Mizuhara. Movie is based on manga “Okuda Tamio ni Naritai Boy Deau Otoko Subete Kuruwaseru Girl” by Chokkaku Shibuya and directed by Hitoshi One.
“A Boy Who Wished to be Okuda Tamio And A Girl Who Drove All Men Crazy” opens September 16, 2017 in Japan.
Trailer added for upcoming movie “Neko Ninja” starring Takuro Ohno & Eriko Sato. Movie follows 2017 tvK drama series “Neko nin.” Story for “Neko Ninja” follows a ninja who tries to steal a gold fish from a home, but is followed by a cat with a red nose. The cat reminds the ninja of his father who also had a red nose.
“Neko Ninja” opens May 20, 2017 in Japan.
Teaser trailer and poster added for upcoming movie “Outrage 0 Coda” starring Takeshi Kitano. The film is setup as the final installment in the “Outrage” trilogy. In addition, more supporting cast members have been announced for the film, all of whom are making their first appearance in the “Outrage” films.
Kang Ji-Young (ex-member of Kpop group “Kara”) and Naoto Takenaka are cast in live-action film “Reon.” The movie is based on manga series “Reon” by Kaori Ookura and Tomohide Kiyosh. “Reon” will be directed by Renpei Tsukamoto and screenplay adaptation by Erika Yoshida. Story for “Reon” involves two people involved in a car accident, which causes them to switch bodies.
“Reon” will be released sometime next year in Japan.
Poster for upcoming movie “Mukoku” starring Gou Ayano & Nijiro Murakami. Movie is based on 2012 novel “Mukoku” by Shu Fujisawa and directed by Kazuyoshi Kumakiri. Story for the film revolves around kendo athlete Kengo Yatabe (Gou Ayano) who loses the will to live due to an incident. Nijiro Murakami plays Tooru Haneda. He is a high school student who likes rap music and talented in kendo.
“Mukoku” opens June 3, 2017 in Japan.