Jul 10 2017

Ryo Yoshizawa, Yuko Araki & Yosuke Sugino cast in live-action film “Anoko no Toriko”

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.

Jul 7 2017

Visual of Sota Fukushi for live-action “Bleach”

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.

Jul 5 2017

Masahiro Higashide & Erika Karata cast in movie “Netemosametemo”

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.

Jul 5 2017

Ayami Nakajo & Hayato Sano cast in live-action film “3D Kanojo: Real Girl”

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.

Jul 4 2017

Trailer for live-action film “Destiny Kamakura Monogatari”

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.

Jul 3 2017

Yuki Sakurai and Issei Takahashi cast in movie “The Limit of Sleeping Beauty”

Yuki Sakurai is cast for the lead role in movie “The Limit of Sleeping Beauty.” Movie is written and directed by Ken NinomiyaIssei 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.