Teaser trailer added for movie “The Phone of The Wind” starring Serena Motola and Hidetoshi Nishijima. The film is inspired by a true story of a man who placed a telephone booth in his garden so he could talk to a deceased family member. A year later, the telephone booth became a destination for those that lost loved ones during the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. Captions on the teaser trailer states in Japanese (0:07) “From Hiroshima to Otsuchi in Iwate,” (0:16) “Having a wounded heart, a girl’s journey begins,” (0:21) “One more time, I want to have a talk” and (0:26) “That is the only phone that connects to Heaven.”
“The Phone of The Wind” will be released January 24, 2020 in Japan.
Trailer added for suspense thriller “Find” starring Moe Tsurumi, Fuka Kumazawa and Hana Hanamiya. Movie is directed by Shinpei Yamasaki (“Vampire Night“). The film is set an abandoned church in the forest where 8 girls wake up to find themselves. A masked man then attempts to kill the girls one by one. The lead actresses come from a variety of idol groups like “Niji no Conquistador,” “Task have Fun” and “APPARE! HARAJUKU.”
“Find” will be released November 15, 2019 in Japan.
Trailer and poster added for movie “Kiokuya” starring Ryosuke Yamada, Kyoko Yoshine & Misako Renbutsu. Caption on the poster asks “For the person you love, what would you do?” The film is based on 2015 novel “Kiokuya” by Kyoya Origami and directed by Yuichiro Hirakawa (“Erased“).
“Kiokuya” is now set for release January 17, 2020 in Japan.
Trailer #2 and poster added for movie “Murder at Shijinso” starring Ryunosuke Kamiki, Minami Hamabe and Shono Hayama. Movie is based on novel Shijinso no Satsujin” by Masahiro Imamura and directed by Hisashi Kimura. Meanwhile, the movie’s theme song has been revealed, which is “Saisei” by Jpop group Perfume. The theme song appears in trailer #2. Photo below is of the three girls in Perfume with leads from “Murder at Shijinso.”
“Murder at Shijinso” is set for release December 13, 2019 in Japan.
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Teaser trailers and teaser posters for movie “Our 30 Minute Sessions” starring Mackenyu Arata and Takumi Kitamura. The teaser begins with Mackenyu Arata as Aki Miyata standing in the middle of public area and asking out loudly “Can people see me? Can you hear me?” A cassette tape causes the body of Sota Kubota (Takumi Kitamura) to be taken over by the late Aki Miyata for 30 minutes.
Release date for “Our 30 Minute Sessions” is set for January 24, 2020 in South Korea.
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Tomoya Nakamura is cast in movie “Wednesday Disappeared” (literal title of “Suiyoubi ga Kieta”). The film is directed and scripted by Kohei Yoshino. This is his first feature film as a director. The film will have Tomoya Nakamura playing a man with 7 different personalities, with each personality appearing by the day of the week. Filming for the movie began late May, 2019 in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.
“Wednesday Disappeared” will be released sometime next year in Japan.
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Main trailer added for live-action film “Kiss Me at the Stroke of Midnight” starring Ryota Katayose and Kanna Hashimoto. Movie is based on manga series “Gozen 0 ji, Kiss Shi ni Kite yo” by Rin Mikimoto and directed by Takehiko Shinjo. Meanwhile, the movie’s theme song has been revealed which is “One in a Million: Kiseki no Yoru ni” by GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE. Lead actor in the film, Ryota Katayose is a member of GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE. The song “One in a Million: Kiseki no Yoru ni” is played in the main trailer. Below are four new still images from the movie.
“Kiss Me at the Stroke of Midnight” will be released December 6, 2019 in Japan.
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Yuriko Yoshitaka and Ryusei Yokohama are cast in movie “Kimi no Me ga Toikakete Iru.” The film is a remake of 2011 South Korean film “Always” starring So Ji-Sub and Han Hyo-Joo. In the film, Yuriko Yoshitaka will play Kaori Mei. She lost her eyesight and family in a past accident. Ryusei Yokohama will play former kickboxer Rui. He takes part in an illegal fight to pay for Kaori Mei’s eye surgery. Filming for “Kimi no Me ga Toikakete Iru” will begin mid-October, 2019 and directed by Takahiro Miki.
“Kimi no Me ga Toikakete Iru” will be sometime during autumn, 2020 in Japan.
Teaser trailer added for live-action film “Signal 100” starring Kanna Hashimoto. In addition, supporting cast has been announced for the film and they include Yuta Koseki, Toshiki Seto, Shido Nakamura and Ayano Kudo. The teaser trailer features the quirky tune “Right Her Where You Want It” by X-Ray Dog, while a lot of blood is shed by hypnotized high school students. Movie is based on manga series “Signal 100” written by Arata Miyatsuki and directed by Lisa Takeba (“Haruko’s Paranormal Laboratory“).
“Signal 100” will be released January 24, 2020.
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Trailer & poster added for live-action film “I Was A ‘Secret Bitch’” starring Yui Sakuma, Nijiro Murakami and Suzuka Ohgo. Movie is based on manga series “”Kakure Bicchi” Yattemashita” by Piroyo Arai and directed by Koichiro Miki. The word “Kakure Bitch” in the Japanese title means literally “Secret Bitch” or more precisely “Secret Slut.” The main character played by Yui Sakuma is a young woman who likes to flirt with men, using shy/innocent mannerisms rather than overtly sexual mannerisms. Her roommate and good friend call her “Kakure Bitch” because of that.
“I Was A ‘Secret Bitch'” will be released December 6, 2019 in Japan.