Main poster and trailer for live-action film “Asahinagu” starring Nanase Nishino (‘Nogizaka46’). Movie is based on manga “Asahinagu” by Ai Kozaki and directed by Tsutomu Hanabusa. The trailer begins with Asahi Tojima (Nanase Nishino) asking “Can I become like that?”
“Asahinagu” will be released September 22, 2017 in Japan.
Ryo Yoshizawa, Yuko Araki & Yosuke Sugino are cast for upcoming live-action film “Anoko no Toriko” Movie is based on the manga of same name by Yuki Shiraishi and directed by first time movie director Ryo Miyawaki. Story for “Anoko no Toriko” involves three childhood friends who vowed that they would become stars, but they eventually went their separate ways. Now as high school students, Shizuku Tachibana (Yuko Araki) is a model and Subaru Tojo (Yosuke Sugino) is an actor, but Yori Suzuki (Ryo Yoshizawa) is a plain high school student with glasses. Both boys also have feelings for Shizuku Tachibana.
“Anoko no Toriko” will be released sometime next year in Japan.
Trailer #3 for live-action film “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable” starring Kento Yamazaki. Movie is based on manga “Jojo no Kimyona Boken Part 4 Daiyamondo wa Kudakenai” by Hirohiko Araki and directed by Takashi Miike.
“JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable” opens August 4, 2017 in Japan.
First visual (poster) of Sota Fukushi for upcoming live-action film “Bleach.” For the live-action film, Sota Fukushi plays high school student Ichigo Kurosaki. His character absorbs the power of a Soul Reaper and the visual shows him in such a state, while holding the zanpakuto. The caption states “Soul Reaper, have the honor of meeting.” Movie is based on popular manga “BLEACH” by Tite Kubo and directed by Shinsuke Sato.
“Bleach” will be released sometime next summer in Japan.
Shihori Kanjiya and Shunsuke Daito are cast in movie “Bokyo.” The film is based on two short stories by Kanae Minato and directed by Takeo Kikuchi. Tae Kimura and Naoto Ogata are also cast in supporting roles. In addition, a teaser trailer for the film has been added on AsianWiki.
“Bokyo” will be released September 16, 2017 in Japan.
Masahiro Higashide & Erika Karata cast in movie “Netemosametemo.” The film is based on 2010 novel “Netemosametemo” by Tomoka Shibasaki and directed by Ryusuke Hamaguchi. Premise for the film has Masahiro Higashide playing two different characters: Baku and Ryohei. Baku is a mysterious man with a free spirit, while Ryohei is a salaryman with a sincere personality. Erika Karata plays Asako. She falls in love with Baku, but he suddenly disappears. Two years later, she meets Ryohei who looks just like Baku, but he has a completely different personality.
“Netemosametemo” will be released sometime next year in Japan.
Ayami Nakajo and Hayato Sano (‘M!LK’) are cast in live-action film “3D Kanojo: Real Girl.” The movie is based no manga “3D Kanojo Riaru Garu” by Mao Nanami and will be directed by Tsutomu Hanabusa. In the upcoming live-action film, Hayato Sano will play high school otaku Hikaru Tsutsui. He feels like an outcast at school, but beautiful high school student Iroha Ikarashi (Ayami Nakajo) tells him that she likes him.
“3D Kanojo: Real Girl” will be released sometime next year in Japan.
Trailer added for upcoming live-action film “Destiny Kamakura Monogatari” starring Masato Sakai and Mitsuki Takahata. Movie is based on manga “Kamakura Monogatari” by Ryohei Saigan and directed by Takashi Yamazaki. Mega box-office hit “Always: Sunset on Third Street” and its two sequels are also based on an original manga by Ryohei Saigan and directed by Takashi Yamazaki.
“Destiny Kamakura Monogatari” will be released December 9, 2017 in Japan.
Teaser trailer for movie “Hikari” starring Arata Iura and Eita. Movie is based on 2008 novel “Hikari” by Shion Miura and directed by Tatsushi Omori.
“Hikari” will be released November 25, 2017 in Japan.
Yuki Sakurai is cast for the lead role in movie “The Limit of Sleeping Beauty.” Movie is written and directed by Ken Ninomiya. Issei Takahashi is cast in a major supporting role. In the film, Yuki Sakurai will play Aki Oria. She came to Tokyo ten years ago to become an actress, but now works as an assistant to a magician. On stage, she pretends to be hypnotized. She has lost for passion for life. Her stage act leads to Aki Oria drifting between states of illusion and reality. Issei Takahashi will play Aki Oria’s boyfriend.
“The Limit of Sleeping Beauty” will be released October, 2017 in Japan.