Jun 14 2016

Kanji Tsuda & Ren Komai cast in movie “Name”

Kanji Tsuda & Ren Komai are cast in movie “Name” (“Namae”). Movie will be directed by Akihiro Toda (“Yokotawaru Kanojo“) and screenplay by Yusuke Moriguchi (“Tsumugu Mono“). In the film, Kanji Tsuda plays Masao. His character has gone through many difficulties and uses other people’s names. He meets a strange high school student played by Ren Komai. Filming for the movie takes place from this summer around Ibaraki Prefecture and will finish September, 2016.

Jun 9 2016

Tadanobu Asano & Rena Tanaka “Osanago Warera ni Umare”

Tadanobu Asano & Rena Tanaka are cast in new movie “Osanago Warera ni Umare.” Movie will be directed by Yukiko Mishima (“A Stitch of Life“) and based on the novel “Osanago Warera ni Umare” by Kiyoshi Shigematsu. Story for the film has Tadanobu Asano & Rena Tanaka playing husband and wife and they are both remarried. The wife has 2 daughters from her prior marriage which they care for together. After she gets pregnant again, things change in the family.

“Osanago Warera ni Umare” will be released sometime next year in Japan.

May 31 2016

Satoshi Ono cast in movie “Shinobi no Kuni”

Satoshi Ono (‘Arashi’) cast in movie “Shinobi no Kuni.” The film is based on 2008 novel “Shinobi no Kuni” by Ryo Wada and directed by Yoshihiro Nakamura (“The Snow White Murder Case“). The movie is a period film with Satoshi Ono playing a lazy, but elite shinobi (ninja). He kills a shinobi from another clan, which leads to a deadly war. Filming for “Shinobi no Kuni” begins this July and the movie will be released sometime during summer, 2017 in Japan.

May 26 2016

Juri Ueno marries Sho Wada

Actress Juri Ueno and Sho Wada from rock group “Triceratops” married today, May 26, 2016. The couple first began to date around autumn, 2016 and they officially registered as a married couple today. Plans for a wedding or wedding reception are undecided.