Nov 1 2017

Teaser trailer for movie “Laplace’s Witch”

Teaser trailer for movie “Laplace’s Witch” starring Sho Sakurai, Suzu Hirose and Sota Fukushi. Movie is based on 2015 novel “Rapurasu no Majo” by Keigo Higashino and directed by Takashi Miike. In addition, supporting cast of Tao, Masanobu Takashima, Mirai Shida, Eriko Sato, Rei Dan, Hiroshi Tamaki, Lily Franky and Etsushi Toyokawa have all been announced to appear in the film.

“Laplace’s Witch” will be released during Golden Week, 2018 in Japan.

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Oct 31 2017

Supporting cast for TV Asahi drama series “BG: Personal Bodyguard”

Supporting cast has been announced for upcoming TV Asahi drama series “BG: Personal Bodyguard” starring Takuya Kimura. Cast in supporting roles are Takumi Saito, Nanao, Shotaro Mamiya, Takaya Kamikawa, Yosuke Eguchi and Yuriko Ishida. Story for the drama series follows Akira Shimazaki (Takuya Kimura) as he begins work as a bodyguard again. For the supporting characters, Takumi Saito will play Masaya Takanashi. He works at the same private security company as Akira Shimazaki (Takuya Kimura). He’s very good at his job and tends to look down on others because of it. Nanao will play Mayu Suganuma. She is the only female bodyguard working at the private security company. Shotaro Mamiya will play Seitaro Sawaguchi. He is the youngest bodyguard at the private security company.

“BG: Personal Bodyguard” first airs January, 2018 in Japan.

Oct 30 2017

Haru Kuroki cast in movie “Nichinichikorekojitsu”

Haru Kuroki is cast for the lead role in upcoming movie “Nichinichikorekojitsu.” Kirin Kiki and Mikako Tabe are also cast for supporting roles in the movie. Movie is based on the essay “Nichinichikorekojitsu: Ocha ga Oshietekureta 15 no Shiawase” by Noriko Morishita  and directed by Tatsushi Omori. Story for “Nichinichikorekojitsu” follows a college age girl played by Haru Kuroki who begins taking lessons on the Japanese tea ceremony. “Nichinichikorekojitsu” will be released sometime next year in Japan.

Oct 28 2017

Main trailer for live-action film “Laughing Under the Clouds”

Main trailer for live-action film “Laughing Under the Clouds” starring Sota Fukushi. Movie is based on popular manga series “Donten ni Warau” by Karakara-Kemuri and directed by Katsuyuki Motohiro. Story for “Laughing Under the Clouds” is set at the end of the Edo era with three brothers (Sota Fukushi,
Yuma Nakayama and Kirato Wakayama) attempting to prevent the rise of the giant snake “Orochi.”

“Laughing Under the Clouds” opens March 21, 2018 in Japan.

Oct 27 2017

Teaser poster for movie “Sunny / 32”

Here’s a teaser poster for upcoming crime film “Sunny / 32” starring Rie Kitahara, Pierre Taki and Lily Franky. Movie is directed by Kazuya Shiraishi (“The Devil’s Path“/”Birds Without Names“) and screenplay by Izumi Takahashi (“The Devil’s Path“). Story for the film follows two men who call themselves “The Most Lovely Murderers in Criminal History” and are fans of idol Sunny. They kidnap a middle school teacher.

“Sunny / 32” will be released February 17, 2018 in Japan.