May 1 2018

Teaser trailer and poster for live-action film “Anoko no Toriko”

Teaser trailer and poster added for upcoming live-action film “Anoko no Toriko” starring Ryo Yoshizawa, Yuko Araki and Yosuke Sugino. Movie is based on manga “Anoko no Toriko” by Yuki Shiraishi and directed by Ryo Miyawaki. Story for “Anoko no Toriko” revolves around a love triangle between three teenagers who have been friends since their childhoods.

In addition, release date for “Anoko no Toriko” is now set for October 5, 2018 in Japan.

Apr 30 2018

Gen Hoshino cast in movie “Hikkoshi Daimyo”

Gen Hoshino is cast for the lead role in new movie “Hikkoshi Daimyo.” Also cast in major supporting roles are Issei Takahashi and Mitsuki Takahata. The film is based on 2016 novel “Hikkoshi Daimyo Sanzenri” by Akihiro Dobashi (“Samurai Hustle“) and directed by Isshin Inudo. In the film, Gen Hoshino plays bookworm samurai Harunosuke Katagiri. He receives a mission to help a daimyo move.

Filming for “Hikkoshi Daimyo” will take place from May to June, 2018 and the movie will be released sometime next year in Japan.

Apr 27 2018

Chieko Baisho, Tatsuya Fuji and Mikako Ichikawa cast in live-action film “Hatsukoi”

Chieko BaishoTatsuya Fuji and Mikako Ichikawa are cast in live-action film “Hatsukoi: Otosan, Chibi ga Inaku Narimashita.” The film is based on manga series “Otosan, Chibi ga Inaku Narimashita” by Keiko Nishi and directed by Shotaro Kobayashi (“Kaasan Mom’s Life“). In the film, Chieko Baisho and Tatsuya Fuji play a married elderly couple. One of their children is played by Mikako Ichikawa. Drama ensues when the mother tells the daughter that she wants a divorce.

“Hatsukoi: Otosan, Chibi ga Inaku Narimashita” will be released spring, 2019 in Japan.

 

Apr 26 2018

Teaser trailer for live-action film “Sensei Kunshu”

Teaser trailer added for live-action film “Sensei Kunshu” starring Ryoma Takeuchi and Minami Hamabe. Movie is based on manga series “Sensei Kunshu” by Momoko Koda and directed by Sho Tsukikawa (“Let Me Eat Your Pancreas“). Story for the film revolves around a high school student (Minami Hamabe) and a young man (Ryoma Takeuchi) who turns out to be her substitute teacher.

“Sensei Kunshu” will be released August 1, 2018 in Japan.

Apr 23 2018

Kento Nakajima and Ayami Nakajo cast in live-action film “Nisekoi”

Kento Nakajima (‘Sexy Zone’) and Ayami Nakajo are cast in live-action film “Nisekoi.” The film is based on manga “Nisekoi” by Naoshi Komi and directed by Hayato Kawai. The movie will have Kento Nakajima and Ayami Nakajo playing the only children of rival gang leaders. They must pretend to be boyfriend and girlfriend to keep peace between the rival gangs.

“Nisekoi” will be released December 21, 2018 in Japan.