Teaser trailer added for upcoming movie “Junpei, Think Again” starring Shuhei Nomura and Yurina Yanagi. Movie is based on 2011 novel “Junpei, Kangaenaose” by Hideo Okuda (“South Bound“) and directed by Toshiyuki Morioka. The teaser trailer features the movie’s theme song which is “Mabushii Yami no Melody” by Japanese rock band The Pillows.
“Junpei, Think Again” opens September 22, 2018 in Japan.
Trailer added for live-action film “Anoko no Toriko” starring Ryo Yoshizawa and Yuko Araki. Movie is based on manga “Anoko no Toriko” by Yuki Shiraishi and the film is the first feature film directed by drama series director Ryo Miyawaki.
“Anoko no Toriko” will be released October 5, 2018 in Japan.
Trailer and teaser trailer #2 added for upcoming movie “Cafe Funiculi Funicula” starring Kasumi Arimura. Movie is based on 2015 novel “Coffee ga Samenai Uchi ni” by Toshikazu Kawaguchi and directed by Ayuko Tsukahara. The movie’s theme song has also been revealed which is “Toroimerai” by Yuki. The theme song appears in both teaser #2 and trailer.
“Cafe Funiculi Funicula” will be released September 21, 2018 in Japan.
Atsuko Maeda is cast in movie “Tabi no Owari, Sekai no Hajimari.” The film is directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa and made to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and Uzbekistan. Filming for the movie began April 30, 2018 in Uzbekistan and finished May 29, 2018. Atsuko Maeda previously starred in Kiyoshi Kurosawa directed film “Seventh Code” which was set in Vladivostok, Russia.
“Tabi no Owari, Sekai no Hajimari” will be released sometime next year in Japan.
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Teaser trailer #2 added for movie “Run! T High School Basketball Club” starring Jun Shison, Hayato Sano and Akari Hayami. Movie is based on novel “Hashire! T Ko Basuketto Bu” by Hiroshi Matsuzaki. The theme song for the movie is also revealed in teaser trailer #2 which is “Okuru Kotoba” by GReeeeN.
“Run! T High School Basketball Club” will be released November 3, 2018 in Japan.
Main trailer added for movie “Shottan, The Miracle” starring Ryuhei Matsuda and Yojiro Noda. Movie is based on autobiography “Nakimushi Shottan no Kiseki” by Shoji Segawa and directed by Toshiaki Toyoda.
“Shottan, The Miracle” will be released September 7, 2018 in Japan.
Shingo Katori (former member of ‘SMAP’) is cast in movie “Nagi Machi.” The film is directed by Kazuya Shiraishi (“The Devil’s Path“) and the screenplay by Masato Kato. In the film, Shingo Katori will play a man who loses his job and moves to the hometown of his live-in partner. Small troubles build up there. Filming for “Nagi Machi” began middle of last month and will finish the middle of this month.
“Nagi Machi” will be released sometime in 2019 in Japan.
Trailer for live-action film “Kasane” starring Tao Tsuchiya and Kyoko Yoshine. Movie is based on manga series “Kasane” by Daruma Matsuura and directed by Yuichi Sato. The theme song for the movie, which is “Black Bird” by singer Aimer, is featured in the movie trailer.
“Kasane” opens September 7, 2018 in Japan.
Teaser trailer and poster for movie “The Suzuki Family’s Lie” starring Ittoku Kishibe, Hideko Hara, Mai Kiryu and Ryo Kase. The film is written and directed by Katsumi Nojiri. The film follows the Suzuki family who lies to their mother that their son is alive.
“The Suzuki Family’s Lie” opens November 16, 2018 in Japan.
Teaser trailer and poster added for movie “Love At Least” starring Shuri and Masaki Suda. The film is based on novel “Ikiteru Dake de, Ai” by Yukiko Motoya (“Funuke Show Some Love, You Losers!“) and directed by Kosai Sekine. The theme song for the movie is also featured in the teaser trailer which is the lush track “1/5000” by Hiroko Sebu.
“Love At Least” will be released November 9, 2018 in Japan.