Main trailer for movie “Desperate Sunflowers” starring Yo Yoshida & Yoshino Kimura. Movie is based on novel “Iyana Onna” by Nozomi Katsura (“The Star of Prefecture Government“) and the first film directed by veteran actress Hitomi Kuroki. Story for the film follows two cousins with one being a swindler and the other being a straightlaced attorney.
“Desperate Sunflowers” will be released June 25, 2016 in Japan.
Teaser trailer and teaser poster for live-action film “Museum” starring Shun Oguri, Shuhei Nomura and Machiko Ono. Movie is based on manga series “Museum” by Ryosuke Tomoe and directed by Keishi Ohtomo (“Rurouni Kenshin“). Story for the film as Shun Oguri playing a detective out to stop a serial killer with a frog’s mask, before the serial killer takes out his own family.
“Museum” will be released sometime this autumn in Japan.
Main trailer for upcoming mystery film “Tantei Mitarai no Jikenbo Seiro no Umi” starring Hiroshi Tamaki and Alice Hirose. Movie is based on novel “Seiro no Umi” by Soji Shimada and directed by Seiji Izumi (“Aibou“).
“Tantei Mitarai no Jikenbo Seiro no Umi” will be released June 4, 2016 in Japan.
Teaser poster for upcoming movie “Yell For The Blue Sky” starring Tao Tsuchiya & Ryoma Takeuchi. Movie is based on manga series “Aozora Yell” by Kazune Kawahara and directed by Takahiro Miki (“Blue Spring Ride“).
“Yell For The Blue Sky” will be released August 20, 2016 in Japan.
Junichi Okada, Shun Oguri, Tasuku Emoto are cast in new movie “Tsuioku.” Also cast for the film are Masami Nagasawa, Fumino Kimura, Sakura Ando & Hidetaka Yoshioka. Movie will be directed by Yasuo Furuhata (“Dearest“).
Premise for the film follows three adults who were childhood friends. They reunite, but due to a memory case. Atsushi Shikata (Junichi Okada) is now a detective, Keita Tadokoro (Shun Oguri) a suspect and Satoshi Kawabata (Tasuku Emoto) victim.
Filming for “Tsuioku” will begin March 17 in Japan.
Shori Sato (‘Sexy Zone’) and Kanna Hashimoto (‘Rev. from DVL’) are cast in movie “Haruchika.” Movie is based on popular mystery novel series “Haruchika” by Sei Hatsuno and will be directed by Masahide Ichii (“Blindly in Love“).
Story for “Haruchika” revolves around two childhood friends who are reunited in high school. They share interest in the wind instrument club, but the club is soon to be shuttered. The girl (played by Kanna Hashimoto) then recruits members of the wind instrument club to help them solve mystery cases at the school and also take part in a contest.
Filming for “Haruchika” begins next month in Japan.
Satoshi Tsumabuki and Hikari Mitsushima are cast in new movie “Guko Roku.” Movie is based on 2006 novel “Guko Roku” by Tokuro Nukui and directed by Kei Ishikawa. Movie is the first film directed by Kei Ishikawa.
In mystery-suspense film “Guko Roku,” Satoshi Tsumabuki plays Tanaka. His character works as a reporter. He begins to investigate a year old unsolved murder case involving a family. Hikari Mitsushima plays Mitsuko who is Tanaka’s younger sister.
“Guko Roku” will be released sometime next year in Japan.
Ryunosuke Kamiki is cast in upcoming live-action film “March Comes in Like a Lion.” Movie is based on manga series “San gatsu no Lion” by Chica Umino and directed by Keishi Ohtomo. Ryunosuke Kamiki and director Keishi Ohtomo previously collaborated in movies “Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno” and “Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends.”
Story for “March Comes in Like a Lion” features Ryunosuke Kamiki playing 17-year-old Rei Kiriyama. His character is a professional Japanese chess player and has been a professional since his middle school days. After interacting with his neighbors, including three sisters, Rei Kiriyama is able to grow as a chess player and person.
“March Comes in Like a Lion” will be released in two pars with the film seeing its release sometime in 2017.
Main trailer added for upcoming live-action film “Wolf Girl and Black Prince” starring Fumi Nikaido & Kento Yamazaki. Movie is based on popular manga series “Okami Shojo to Kuro Oji” by Ayuko Hatta and directed by Ryuichi Hiroki (“Strobe Edge“).
“Wolf Girl and Black Prince” will be released May 28, 2016 in Japan.
Ryo Ryusei & Rio Uchida are cast in sequel film “Bros. Max Man.” Movie follows 2015 film “Mr. Max Man” which starred Yudai Chiba and Mizuki Yamamoto.
In movie “Bros. Max Man,” Ryo Rusei plays Hideo Taniguchi. His character is the younger brother of Masayoshi Taniguchi (Yudai Chiba) from the first film. Hideo Taniguchi works at the same broadcasting station as his brother and has a crush on co-worker Rina Igarashi (Rio Uchida). Hideo Taniguchi also turns into a hero and fights for justice.