Teaser trailer and poster for upcoming live-action film “Bittersweet” starring Haruna Kawaguchi & Kento Hayashi. Movie is based on manga series “Nigakute Amai” by Yumio Kobayashi and directed by Shogo Kusano (“Mogera Wogura“).
“Bittersweet” will be released September 10, 2016 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.
Main trailer added for movie “Long Excuses” starring Masahiro Motoki, Pistol Takehara, Eri Fukatsu & Keiko Horiuchi. Movie is written and directed by Miwa Nishikawa (“Dear Doctor“).
“Long Excuses” will be released October 14, 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.
Actress Riria is cast in upcoming movie “The Werewolf Game: Prison Break.” Also cast in the film are Yutaro Watanabe, Kasumi Yamaya, Naoya Shimizu and Natsumi Okamoto. Movie is based on 2016 novel “Jinro Gemu Prison Break” by Ryo Kawakami.
“The Werewolf Game: Prison Break” will be released July 2, 2016 in Japan.
Teaser trailer and poster added for upcoming live-action film “Drowning Love” (English title) starring Masaki Suda & Nana Komatsu. Movie is based on manga series “Oboreru Knife” by George Asakura.
“Drowning Love” is now slotted for release sometime this November in Japan.
Ryosuke Yamada & Tsubasa Honda are cast in live-action film “Fullmetal Alchemist.” Movie is based on popular manga series “Hagane no Renkinjutsushi” by Hiromu Arakawa and will be directed Fumihiko Sori (“Ping Pong“/”Ichi“). Also cast in the movie are Dean Fujioka, Yasuko Matsuyuki, Fumiyo Kohinata, Misako Renbutsu, Ryuta Sato, Natsuna Watanabe, Natsuki Harada, Jun Kunimura, Yo Oizumi, Kenjiro Ishimaru, Kanata Hongo & Shinji Uchiyama.
In the upcoming live-action film, Ryosuke Yamada will play Edward Elric. Along with his younger brother Alphonse, Edward Elric tries to bring back to life their mother with the forbidden technique of human transmutation. The brothers’ attempt fails and Edward lose parts of his body, while his younger brother’s soul is affixed to a body armor. Later, the brothers go on a journey to retrieve a stone that may restore what they lost. Tsubasa Honda will play Winry Rockbell.
Filming for “Fullmetal Alchemist” begins June, 2016 in Italy and will also take place in Japan.