“The Limit of Sleeping Beauty” opens October 21, 2017 in Japan.
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Trailer added for movie “Ringside Story” starring Eita and Eriko Sato. Movie is directed by Masaharu Take. Story for “Ringside Story” has Eita playing unpopular actor Hideo. When he misconstrues his girlfriends (Eriko Sato) enthusiasm for her new job at a professional wrestling league, he takes action.
“Ringside Story” will be released October 14, 2017 in Japan.
Trailer and poster added for upcoming based-on-a-true-story film “Death Row Family.” Movie stars Shotaro Mamiya, Katsuya Maiguma, Naomasa Musaka, Kanako Irie and Hazuki Shimizu as the family that goes on a crime and killing spree. Movie is directed by Yuki Kobayashi.
“Death Row Family” opens November 18, 2017 in Japan.
Teaser trailer added for movie “Kyonen no Fuyu, Kimi to Wakare” starring Takanori Iwata, Mizuki Yamamoto and Takumi Saito. Movie is based on 2013 novel “Kyonen no Fuyu, Kimi to Wakare” by Fuminori Nakamura. Filming for the movie finished August 17, 2017 and the movie is now set for release March, 2018 in Japan.
Dean Fujioka is cast in new movie “Umi wo Kakeru.” Also cast in supporting roles are Mayu Tsuruta, Taiga and Jun Yoshinaga. The film is written and directed by Koji Fukada. Filming for “Umi wo Kakeru” began August 5, 2017 and will take place entirely at Banda Aceh on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia.
“Umi wo Kakeru” will be released May, 2018 in Japan.
Main trailer and poster added for movie “Katte ni Furuetero” starring Mayu Matsuoka. The quirky film is based on 2010 novel “Katte ni Furuetero” by Risa Wataya and directed by Akiko Ohku. Story for the film follows a girl who still thinks about her first love from middle school and enjoys staying up all night reading about ammonite fossils.
“Katte ni Furuetero” opens December 23, 2017 in Japan.
Teaser trailer added for Japanese-Chinese film “Legend of the Demon Cat” starring Shota Sometani, Huang Xuan and Hiroshi Abe. Movie is based on 2004 novel “Samon Kukai Tou no Kuni nite Oni to Utagesu” by Baku Yumemakura and directed by Chen Kaige.
“Legend of the Demon Cat” opens February, 2018 in Japan. Read more »
Hinako Sakurai and Ryo Yoshizawa are cast in live-action film “Marmalade Boy.” The film is based on manga series “Mamaredo Boi” by Wataru Yoshizumi and directed by Ryuichi Hiroki. The unusual premise for the film involves two married couples who decide to divorce and swap partners, but all live together in the same house. Both couples have 1 teenage child, Miki Koishikawa (Hinako Sakurai) and Yuu Matsuura (Ryo Yoshizawa). Miki then becomes attracted to Yuu.
“Marmalade Boy” will be released sometime during 2018 in Japan.
Shinnosuke Abe is cast in new movie “Day and Night.” The film will be directed by Michihito Fujii and produced by actor Takayuki Yamada. This is the second film produced by Takayuki Yamada. Story for “Day and Night” will revolve around Koji Akashi (Shinnosuke Abe). His father committed suicide after becoming a whistleblower of a large corporation. Koji Akashi then meets Kitamura who works at an orphanage. He decides to take revenge.
“Day and Night” will be released sometime next year in Japan.