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.
Posts Categorized: Japanese Movies
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.
Main trailer added for upcoming live-action film “Your Lie in April” starring Kento Yamazaki, Suzu Hirose & Anna Ishii. Movie is based on manga series “Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso” by Naoshi Arakawa & directed by Takehiko Shinjo (“I Give My First Love to You“).
“Your Lie in April” will be released September 10, 2016 in Japan.
Teaser poster & release date for movie “Kanon” starring Manami Higa, Mimura & Nozomi Sasaki. Movie features the three leading actress portraying sisters reuniting at their grandmother’s funeral and learning about their mother. Movie is directed by Toshiro Saiga (“Little Maestro“).
“Kanon” is now set for release October 1, 2016 in Japan (will screen at the Toyama Film Festival on June 12, 2016).
Second teaser trailer for upcoming movie “Over Fence” starring Joe Odagiri, Yu Aoi and Shota Matsuda. Movie is based on the short story “Over Fence” by Yasushi Sato (“The Light Shines Only There“) and directed by Nobuhiro Yamashita (“Linda Linda Linda“).
“Over Fence” will be released September 17, 2016 in Japan.
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.
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.