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.

Apr 23 2018

Yo Oizumi, Mitsuki Takahata & Haruma Miura cast in movie “Konna Yofuke ni Banana kayo: Kanashiki Jitsuwa”

Yo OizumiMitsuki TakahataHaruma Miura are cast in based-on-a-true-story film “Konna Yofuke ni Banana kayo: Kanashiki Jitsuwa.” The film deals with a love triangle between a medical student (Haruma Miura), his girlfriend medical student (Mitsuki Takahata) and a hospital patient (Yo Oizumi) with muscular dystrophy who likes the female medical student. Movie is based on non-fiction novel “Konna Yofuke ni Banana kayo” by Kazufumi Watanabe and directed by Tetsu Maeda.

“Konna Yofuke ni Banana kayo: Kanashiki Jitsuwa” will be released winter, 2018 in Japan.

Apr 20 2018

Taishi Nakagawa cast in live-action film “Are You Ready? Hey You Girl!”

Taishi Nakagawa is cast for the lead role in live-action film “Are You Ready? Hey You Girl!” The film is based on manga series “Kakugo wa Iika Soko no Joshi” by Nana Shiiba and directed by Noboru Iguchi. In the film Taishi Nakagawa will play high school student Towa Furuya. He is a good looking guy, but has never had a girlfriend. He pursues a girl who is popular with guys, but has turned them all down.

“Are You Ready? Hey You Girl!” will be released October 12, 2018 in Japan.

Apr 20 2018

Trailer for live-action film “Bleach”

Main trailer for live-action film “Bleach” starring Sota Fukushi and Hana Sugisaki. With the release of the main trailer, the theme song for the movie has been revealed which is “Mosquito Bite” by Japanese rock band Alexandros. The theme song plays in the main trailer as well.

“Bleach” opens July 20, 2018 in Japan.