May 17 2019

Main trailer & poster for live-action film “The Great War of Archimedes”

Main trailer and main poster added for upcoming live-action film “The Great War of Archimedes” starring Masaki Suda. Movie is based on manga series “Archimedes no Taisen” by Norifusa Mita (“Dragon Zakura“) and directed by director Takashi Yamazaki (“Always: Sunset on Third Street“/”The Eternal Zero“). Caption on the main poster states in Japanese “This is a man’s story who tried to stop the war with mathematics.”

“The Great War of Archimedes” will be released July 26, 2019 in Japan.

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May 16 2019

Teaser trailer and supporting cast for movie “First Love”

First teaser trailer and supporting cast announced for movie “First Love” starring Masataka Kubota. Newly announcing supporting cast members are Nao Omori, Shota Sometani, Seiyo Uchino, Becky, Jun Murakami, Sansei Shiomi and Sakurako Konishi. Movie is directed by Takashi Miike. Movie is currently screening at the 51st Directors’ Fortnight (May 15-25, 2019) which is an independent section held in parallel with the Cannes Film Festival.

“First Love” will be released sometime next year in Japan.

May 15 2019

Trailer for movie “Samurai Shifters”

Trailer added for period-comedy film “Samurai Shifters” starring Gen Hoshino, Issey Takahashi and Mitsuki Takahata. Meanwhile, the movie’s theme song has been revealed as “Denden” by Japanese rock band Unicorn. The track appears on the main trailer. For those curious, the song “Denden” doesn’t have anything to do with veteran character actor Denden, but rather about the nickname of “Snail” which belongs to the movie’s main character. Movie is based on 2016 no el “Hikkoshi Daimyo Sanzenri” by Akihiro Dobashi and directed by Isshin Inudo.

“Samurai Shifters” will be released August 30, 2019 in Japan.

May 9 2019

Teaser trailer & poster for movie “Way To Find The Best Life”

Teaser trailer and teaser poster added for upcoming movie “Way To Find The Best Life” (literal title) starring Sayuri Yoshinaga and Yuki Amami. Movie is a remake of 2017 U.S. film “The Bucket List” starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman. Caption on the teaser poster states “Thanks to you, the rest of my life is filled with happiness.” Movie is directed by Isshin Inudo (“Josee, the Tiger and the Fish“).

“Way To Find The Best Life” will be released October 11, 2019 in Japan.

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