Aug 7 2020

Trailer & poster for movie “The Werewolf Game: Death Game’s Operator”

Trailer and poster added for movie “The Werewolf Game: Death Game’s Operator” (literal title) starring Yuuki Ogoe, Ken Nakajima, and Nozomi Hanayagi. The film is the 8th installment in the “The Werewolf Game” franchise. Movie is directed by Ryo Kawakami and also based on novel “Jinro Gemu: Death Game no Uneinin” by Ryo Kawakami. Caption on the poster above states in Japanese “Resist Fate.”

“The Werewolf Game: Death Game’s Operator” will be released November 13, 2020 in Japan.

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Aug 7 2020

Sayuri Yoshinaga cast in movie “Life’s Station”

Sayuri Yoshinaga, Tori MatsuzakaSuzu HiroseToshiyuki Nishida and Min Tanaka are cast in movie “Life’s Station” (literal title). The film is based on 2020 novel “Inochi no Teishajo” by Kyoko Minami and directed by Izuru Narushima. Kyoko Minami recently had another novel adapted into NHK drama series “Dear Patient.” Movie “Life’s Station” will have Sayuri Yoshinaga play main character Sawako Shiraishi. She goes from working at a university hospital to working at clinic that provides home healthcare in her parents’ hometown.

Filming for “Life’s Station” begins autumn, 2020 and the movie will be released sometime next year in Japan.

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Aug 6 2020

Trailer & poster for movie “Sakura”

Trailer and poster added for movie “Sakura” starring Takumi Kitamura, Nana Komatsu, and Ryo Yoshizawa. Movie is based on 2005 novel “Sakura” by Kanako Nishi (“Yellow Elephant“) and directed by Hitoshi Yazaki (“Strawberry Shortcakes“). Meanwhile, the movie’s theme song has been announced as “Ao no ID” by rock band Tokyo Jihen. The theme song “Ao no ID” appears in the trailer.

“Sakura” is now set for release November 13, 2020.

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Aug 6 2020

Teaser trailer & poster for movie “The Promised Neverland”

Teaser trailer and poster added for live-action film “The Promised Neverland” starring Minami Hamabe, Rihito Itagaki, and Kairi Jyo. The film is based on manga series “Yakusoku no Neverland” by Kaiu Shirai and directed by Yuichiro Hirakawa (“Erased“). The film is set at a picturesque orphanage, but there’s a dark secret held in there.

“The Promised Neverland” will be released December 18, 2020 in Japan.

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Aug 5 2020

Trailer & poster for movie “The Runway”

Trailer and poster added for movie “The Runway” starring Asami Mizukawa and Kodai Asaka. The film is based on poetry collection book “Kashu Kassoro” by Shinichiro Hagihara and directed by Norichika Oba. Meanwhile, the movie’s theme song has also been revealed. The theme song is “Kami Hikouki” by pop-rock singer Ibuki Sano. The theme song “Kami Hikouki” is played in the movie’s trailer.  

Release date for “The Runway” is now set for November, 2020 in Japan.

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Jul 25 2020

Teaser trailer for movie “All the Things We Never Said”

Teaser trailer added for movie “All the Things We Never Said” starring Taiga Nakano, Ryuya Wakaba, and Yuko Oshima. Also, 10 supporting cast members have been announced for the film. They are Park Jung-Bok, Katsuya Maiguma, Yuno Ota, Miyu Yagyu, Tateto Serizawa, Yukiya Kitamura, Hideko Hara, Shingo Tsurumi, Hiroko Isayama, and Kyusaku Shimada. Caption in the teaser trailer states “There is no true word in this country now. True heart does not reach anyone. I must endure to not extress my true heartfelt feelings.”

“All the Things We Never Said” is now set for release October 3, 2020 in Japan.

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Jul 23 2020

Kyoko Fukada & Koji Seto cast in Fuji TV drama series “Daughter of Lupin”

Kyoko Fukada and Koji Seto are cast in Fuji TV drama series “Daughter of Lupin.” The drama series is a sequel to 2019 Fuji TV drama series “Daughter of Lupin.” Also cast in supporting roles are Maju OzawaAtsuro WatabeLouis KuriharaYoshiko TakeharaAkaji MaroYusuke OnukiMasayuki ShidaMarcia, and Hiroshi Fujioka, who all appeared in the 2019 series. The script will take place from the ending of the 2019 series, with Hana Mikumo’s family in hiding and pretending to be dead.

“Daughter of Lupin” first airs October, 2020.

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