Teaser trailer added for movie “Liar! Uncover the Truth” starring Akane Hotta. Movie is based on smartphone game “Doubt Usotsuki Otoko wa Dare?” and directed by Jiro Nagae (“Friends Games: The Movie“). Premise for the film has Akane Hotta as Kana Sakurai attending a matchmaking party. She must figure out which of the 10 men are liars and which one is honest.
“Liar! Uncover the Truth” will be released sometime this autumni in Japan.
Main trailer for live-action film “Hot Gimmick: Girl Meets Boy” starring Miona Hori, Hiroya Shimizu and Mizuki Itagaki. Movie is based on manga series “Hot Gimmick” by Miki Aihara and directed by Yuki Yamato (“Drowning Love“). The trailer contains the movie’s theme song which is
“Yoru ga Furiyamu Mae ni” by virtual singer Kaf. At the start of the trailer, caption in Japanese appears that asks “Who is my first love?”
“Hot Gimmick: Girl Meets Boy” will be released June 28, 2019 in Japan.
Teaser trailer and teaser poster for movie “Paradise” (literal title) starring Gou Ayano, Hana Sugisaki and Koichi Sato. Movie is based on short stories “Aota Y Jiro” and “Yorozuya Zenjiro” by Shuichi Yoshida (“Villain“) and directed by Takahisa Zeze (“64: Part 1“).
“Paradise” is set for release October 18, 2019 in Japan.
Teaser poster and teaser trailer for upcoming movie “My Father, the Bride” starring Honoka Matsumoto & Itsuji Itao. Movie is written and directed by Momoko Fukuda. As the English title hints, the film depicts a young woman who learns her widower father wants to get remarried to a man.
“My Father, the Bride” will be released September 20, 2019 in Japan.
Teaser poster and teaser trailer added for live-action film “Kaguya-sama: Love Is War” starring Sho Hirano and Kanna Hashimoto. Movie is based on manga series “Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai: Tensaitachi no Renai Zunosen” by Aka Akasaka and directed Hayato Kawai (“Let’s Go, Jets!“).
“Kaguya-sama: Love Is War” will be released September 6, 2019 in Japan.
Main trailer added for movie “Newspaper Reporter” (literal title) starring Shim Eun-Kyung and Tori Matsuzaka. The film is based on non-fiction novel “Shinbun Kisha” by Isoko Mochizuki and directed by Michihito Fujii (“Day and Night“). The trailer has captions at the 12 second mark that states “By government power, the newspaper participated in a coverup.”
“Newspaper Reporter” will be released June 28, 2019 in Japan.
Marie Iitoyo is cast in horror film “Shirai-san.” The film is written and directed by Otsuichi (“Tokyo Novel“/”My Pretend Girlfriend“). In the film, Marie Iitoyo plays college student Mizuki. She tries to uncover the mystery of people dying via heart attacks and ruptured eyeballs.
“Shirai-san” will be released January, 2020 in Japan.
Main trailer for movie “Don’t Cry, Mr. Ogre” (English title) starring Shinichi Tsutsumi and Yuya Yagira. Movie is based on short story “Sensei” by Kiyoshi Shigematsu and directed by Atsushi Kaneshige (“Kiseki: Sobito of That Day“). The baseball themed film follows a retired high school coach and his desire to help one of his terminally ill former students with unfinished business.
“Don’t Cry, Mr. Ogre” will be released June 14, 2019 in Japan.
Riho Yoshioka is cast for the lead role in movie “Blind Witness” (“Mienai Mokugekisha”). Movie is a remake of 2011 South Korean film “Blind” starring Kim Ha-Neul and Yoo Seung-Ho. For “Blind Witness,” Riho Yoshioka will play Natsume Hamanaka. She lost her eyesight and her younger brother in a car accident on the night she graduated from the police university. A few years later, she attempts to find a serial kidnapper. Movie is directed by Junichi Mori (“Laundry“/”Little Forest: Summer & Autumn“).
“Blind Witness” will be released September 20, 2019 in Japan.
Main trailer and poster added for movie “Diner” starring Tatsuya Fujiwara. The film is based on novel “Diner” by Yumeaki Hirayama (“Cho: Kowai Hanashi“) and directed by Mika Ninagawa. Meanwhile, the trailer reveals that Tina Tamashiro has been cast to play Kanako Oba. She begins to work at the mysterious diner where the movie is set and her character holds a key to the story. Still images below is of Tina Tamashiro as Kanako Oba and Tatsuya Fujiwara as Bombero.
“Diner” will be released July 5, 2019 in Japan.
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