Poster and trailer added for upcoming movie “Happy Mail” starring Kayo Noro, Ryoko Kobayashi, Terunosuke Takezai and Kazuma Sano. The film is set in the Akihabara area of Tokyo and follows four people who meet through a matchmaking site. The film recently screened at the Akihabara Film Festival (May 3-5, 2018).
“Happy Mail” will be released August 25, 2018 in Japan.
Here’s visuals of Wakana Aoi and Hayato Sano (‘M!LK’) for live-action film “Blue Summer.” The visuals has Wakana Aoi and Hayato Sano reenacting the covers for the original manga series which is “Ao-Natsu” by Atsuko Nanba.
“Blue Summer” will be released August 1, 2018 in Japan.
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Trailer added for movie “Asako I & II” starring Masahiro Higashide and Erika Karata. Movie recently screened at the 71st Cannes Film Festival in the “In Competition” section. Movie is based on novel “Netemo Sametemo” by Tomoka Shibasaki. The trailer also features the movie’s theme song which is “River” by Tofubeats.
“Asako I & II” will be released September 1, 2018 in Japan.
Junichi Okada is cast for the lead role in live-action film “The Fable.” The movie is based on manga “The Fable” by Katsuhisa Minami. The manga won in the general category at the 2017 Kodansha Manga Award. Also cast for supporting roles for the film are Fumino Kimura, Koichi Sato, Mizuki Yamamoto, Ken Yasuda, Yuya Yagira, Osamu Mukai and Sota Fukushi. Story for the film follows an assassin who gets one year off and lives as a regular person in Osaka. Movie is directed by Kan Eguchi.
“The Fable” will be released sometime next year in Japan.
Haruma Miura and Masataka Kubota are cast in upcoming live-action film “Gintama 2” starring Shun Oguri. Haruma Miura will play Kamotaro Ito. He is a staff officer in the Shinsengumi. Masataka Kubota will play Bansai Kawakami. He is a music producer, but he also belongs to the armed Kiheitai group. Both Haruma Miura and Masataka Kubota did not appear in the 2017 film “Gintama.”
“Gintama 2” opens August 17, 2018 in Japan.
Trailer added for upcoming live-action film “3D Kanojo: Real Girl” starring Ayami Nakajo and Hayato Sano. Movie is based on manga “3D Kanojo: Real Girl” by Mao Nanami. In addition, the theme song for the film is revealed in the trailer, which is “Bedtime Story” by Japanese singer and songwriter Kana Nishino.
“3D Kanojo: Real Girl” will be released September 14, 2018 in Japan.
Kang Ji-Young is cast in movie “Yaru Onna: She’s a Killer.” The film will have its world premiere at the upcoming Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (July 12-22, 2018). The movie is written and directed by Keiji Miyano. In the film, Kang Ji-Young plays a contract killer who looks to get revenge on the person who killed her family.
Yaru Onna: She’s a Killer” will be released October 27, 2018 in Japan.
Teppei Koike is cast in upcoming TBS-MBS live-action drama series “Are You Ready? Hey You Girl!” & live-action film “Are You Ready? Hey You Girl!.” For the two titles, Teppei Koike will play Takatsugu Masaki. He works as an art teacher at a high school where Towa Furuya (Taishi Nakagawa) attends. He actually becomes a love rival of Towa Furuya. Story for the drama series is set prior to the live-action film. Both titles are based on manga series “Kakugo wa Iika Soko no Joshi” by Nana Shiiba.
TBS-MBS live-action drama series “Are You Ready? Hey You Girl!” will first air June 24, 2018 and live-action film “Are You Ready? Hey You Girl!” will be released October 12, 2018 in Japan.
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Yudai Chiba is set to make a cameo appearance in movie “Run! T High School Basketball Club” starring Jun Shison, Hayato Sano and Akari Hayami. For the movie, Yudai Chiba will play Kazuki Hojo. His character is a handsome high school teacher. The bottom still image below is character visuals of Jun Shison, Hayato Sano, Junki Tozuka, Kanta Sato and Katsuhiro Suzuki. The film is based on novel “Hashire! T Ko Basuketto Bu” by Hiroshi Matsuzaki.
“Run! T High School Basketball Club” will be released November 3, 2018 in Japan.
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Main trailer and poster added for live-action film “Bleach” starring Sota Fukushi and Hana Sugisaki. Movie is based on manga series “BLEACH” by Tite Kubo and directed by Shinsuke Sato.
“Bleach” opens July 20, 2018 in Japan.