Teaser trailer added for movie “The Last Recipe” starring Kazunari Ninomiya. Still images for supporting characters played by Hidetoshi Nishijima, Gou Ayano, Aoi Miyazaki and Yutaka Takenouchi have also been released.
In the upcoming film, Hidetoshi Nishijima will play Naotaro Yamagata. He is a chef in the 1930’s. He is able to make an exact dish just by tasting it once, which Mitsuru Sasaki (Kazunari Ninomiya) is also able to do. Gou Ayano will play Ken Yanagisawa. He grew up in the same orphanage as Mitsuru Sasaki and is the only one who understands him. Aoi Miyazaki will play Chizu Yamagata. She is the wife of Naotaro Yamagata. Yutaka Takenouchi will play Taizo Miyake. He is a colonel in the army.
“The Last Recipe” opens November 3, 2017 in Japan.
Teaser trailer added for upcoming movie “Hyouka: Forbidden Secrets” starring Kento Yamazaki and Alice Hirose. Movie is based on 2001 novel “Hyouka” by Honobu Yonezawa and directed by Mari Asato.
“Hyouka: Forbidden Secrets” opens November 3, 2017 in Japan.
Trailer added for upcoming time-travel/romance film “Second Summer, Never See You Again” (English title), starring Nijiro Murakami and Madoka Yoshida. Movie is based on light novel “Nidome no Natsu, Nidoto Aenai Kimi” by Hirotaka Akagi and directed by Kenji Nakanishi.
“Second Summer, Never See You Again” opens September 1, 2017 in Japan.
Teaser trailer added for upcoming movie “Dorobou Yakusha” starring Ryuhei Maruyama (‘Kanjani Eight’). Movie is written and directed by Masafumi Nishida. Story for “Dorobou Yakusha” follows a reformed thief played by Ryuhei Maruyama. An old colleague blackmails him to break into a mansion. While committing the crime, he is caught, but mistaken for someone else.
“Dorobou Yakusha” opens November, 2017 in Japan.
Trailer for live-action film “Tokyo Ghoul” starring Masataka Kubota. Movie is based on popular manga “Tokyo Ghoul” by Sui Ishida and directed by Kentaro Hagiwara. For those that haven’t read the manga yet, “Ghouls” are man-eating monsters that hide within ordinary humans. Ken Kaneki (Masataka Kubota) through an organ transplant becomes a half ghoul.
“Tokyo Ghoul” opens July 29, 2017 in Japan.
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Trailer added for upcoming movie “Tori Girl!” starring Tao Tsuchiya. Movie is based on 2012 novel “Tori Garu!” by Kou Nakamura and directed by Tsutomu Hanabusa. Story for “Tori Girl!” takes place at a science university. There, first year student Yukina Toriyama (Tao Tsuchiya) decides to join the human powered flight club because of a boy (Shotaro Mamiya) she likes.
“Tori Girl!” opens September 1, 2017 in Japan.
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Teaser trailer added for movie “Koinowa: Konkatsu Cruising” starring Morio Kazama and Nana Katase. Story for “Koinowa: Konkatsu Cruising” follows a former executive (Morio Kazama) seeking a wife to start a new second life with. He meets a 35-year-old editor (Nana Katase). They argue, but meet again on a cruise ship for those in search of a marriage partner.
“Koinowa: Konkatsu Cruising” opens November 18, 2017 in Japan.
Mahiro Takasugi is cast in new movie “The Longest Picture In The World” (literal title). The movie is based on novel “Sekai de Ichiban Nagi Shashin” by Tetsuya Honda and directed by Shogo Kusano. In addition, Rina Takeda is cast in a supporting role for the film. Story for “The Longest Picture In The World” follows a young man Hironobu (Mahiro Takasugi) who lives a boring and aimless life. He then comes across a camera that is able to take the longest panoramic shots. His life changes afterwards. Rina Takeda will the cousin of Hironobu.
Filming for “The Longest Picture In The World” will take place this summer and the movie will be released next summer in Japan.
Hiroshi Abe & Nanako Matsushima are cast in movie “When The Curtain of Prayer Descend” (literal title). The movie is based on novel “Inori no Maku ga Oriru Toki” by Keigo Higashino and directed by Katsuo Fukuzawa. Also cast in the movie are Junpei Mizobata, Rena Tanaka and Tsutomu Yamazaki. Movie follows 2012 film “The Wings of the Kirin” which is based on another novel in Keigo Higashino’s “Kyoichiro Kaga” mystery series.
Filming for “When The Curtain of Prayer Descend” began June 9, 2017 and finishes July 25, 2017.
Trailer and teaser #2 added for upcoming live-action film “Ajin: Demi-Human” starring Takeru Satoh. Movie is based on manga series “Ajin” by Gamon Sakurai and directed by Katsuyuki Motohiro. The trailer features theme song “Black Memory” by alt-rock band “The Oral Cigarettes.” 20 seconds into the trailer, the narration states “That day, I knew the fact that i am Ajin. Ajin repeats life.”
“Ajin: Demi-Human” opens September 30, 2017 in Japan.