Teaser trailer and poster for movie “When The Curtain of Prayer Descend” (literal title) starring Hiroshi Abe, Nanako Matsushima and Junpei Mizobata. Movie is based on 2013 novel “Inori no Maku ga Oriru Toki” by Keigo Higashino and directed by Katsuo Fukuzawa. Several other novels by Keigo Higashino in the “Kyoichiro Kaga” mystery series has been adapted into films and drama series. Hiroshi Abe plays Detective Kyoichiro Kaga.
“When The Curtain of Prayer Descend” will be released January 27, 2018 in Japan.
Trailer and poster added for live-action film “Pumpkin and Mayonnaise” starring Asami Usuda, Taiga and Joe Odagiri. Movie is based on manga “Kabocha to Mayonezu” by Kiriko Nananan and directed by Masanori Tominaga. Joe Odagiri and director Masanori Tominaga previously worked together in 2006 film “The Pavillion Salamandre.”
“Pumpkin and Mayonnaise” will be released November 11, 2017 in Japan.
Teaser trailer and poster added for upcoming movie “Uso wo Aisuru Onna” starring Masami Nagasawa and Issei Takahashi. Caption on the poster asks “Who are you?” Story for the film follows a woman (Masami Nagasawa) who learns that her boyfriend (Issei Takahashi) has created a web of lies about himself. Movie is written and directed by first time director Kazuhito Nakae.
“Uso wo Aisuru Onna” is now set for release January 20, 2018 in Japan.
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Teaser trailer and poster added for upcoming movie “The Limit of Sleeping Beauty” starring Yuki Sakurai and Issei Takahashi. Movie is written and directed by Ken Ninomiya.
“The Limit of Sleeping Beauty” opens October 21, 2017 in Japan.
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Trailer added for movie “Ringside Story” starring Eita and Eriko Sato. Movie is directed by Masaharu Take. Story for “Ringside Story” has Eita playing unpopular actor Hideo. When he misconstrues his girlfriends (Eriko Sato) enthusiasm for her new job at a professional wrestling league, he takes action.
“Ringside Story” will be released October 14, 2017 in Japan.
Trailer and poster added for upcoming based-on-a-true-story film “Death Row Family.” Movie stars Shotaro Mamiya, Katsuya Maiguma, Naomasa Musaka, Kanako Irie and Hazuki Shimizu as the family that goes on a crime and killing spree. Movie is directed by Yuki Kobayashi.
“Death Row Family” opens November 18, 2017 in Japan.
Teaser trailer added for movie “Kyonen no Fuyu, Kimi to Wakare” starring Takanori Iwata, Mizuki Yamamoto and Takumi Saito. Movie is based on 2013 novel “Kyonen no Fuyu, Kimi to Wakare” by Fuminori Nakamura. Filming for the movie finished August 17, 2017 and the movie is now set for release March, 2018 in Japan.
Dean Fujioka is cast in new movie “Umi wo Kakeru.” Also cast in supporting roles are Mayu Tsuruta, Taiga and Jun Yoshinaga. The film is written and directed by Koji Fukada. Filming for “Umi wo Kakeru” began August 5, 2017 and will take place entirely at Banda Aceh on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia.
“Umi wo Kakeru” will be released May, 2018 in Japan.
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Main trailer and poster added for movie “Katte ni Furuetero” starring Mayu Matsuoka. The quirky film is based on 2010 novel “Katte ni Furuetero” by Risa Wataya and directed by Akiko Ohku. Story for the film follows a girl who still thinks about her first love from middle school and enjoys staying up all night reading about ammonite fossils.
“Katte ni Furuetero” opens December 23, 2017 in Japan.
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Teaser trailer added for Japanese-Chinese film “Legend of the Demon Cat” starring Shota Sometani, Huang Xuan and Hiroshi Abe. Movie is based on 2004 novel “Samon Kukai Tou no Kuni nite Oni to Utagesu” by Baku Yumemakura and directed by Chen Kaige.
“Legend of the Demon Cat” opens February, 2018 in Japan. Read more »