Teaser trailer and teaser poster added for upcoming yakuza film “Korou no Chi” starring Koji Yakusho, Tori Matsuzaka and Yoko Maki. Movie is based on 2015 novel “Korou no Chi” by Yuko Yuzuki and directed by Kazuya Shiraishi. Story for “Korou no Chi” is set in Yokohama, Japan circa 1988. Two cops investigate a missing person case and competing yakuza groups are involved.
“Korou no Chi” will be released May 12, 2018 in Japan.
Main poster and 60 second teaser trailer #4 for upcoming movie “Ito-kun A to E” starring Masaki Okada, Fumino Kimura, Nozomi Sasaki, Mirai Shida, Elaiza Ikeda and Kaho. Movie is based on novel “Ito-kun A to E” by Asako Yuzuki and directed by Ryuichi Hiroki. Story for “Ito-kun A to E” follows a man played by Masaki Okada who gets involved with 5 women, including a screenwriter played by Fumino Kimura.
Release date for “Ito-kun A to E” is now set for January 18, 2018 in Japan.
Trailer added for movie “High & Low The Movie 3 Final Mission” starring Akira, Sho Aoyagi and Takahiro. Setup for “High & Low The Movie 3 Final Mission” film has SWORD going up against the Kuryu group to stop their plan to build a casino.
Trailer added for movie “Hikari” starring Arata Iura and Eita. Movie is based on 2008 novel “Hikari” by Shion Miura and directed by Tatsushi Omori. Among the several original novels that Shion Miura has adapted into feature films, Shion Miura’s novel “Mahoro Ekimae Tada Benriken” was adapted into the film “Tada’s Do-It-All House” which is also directed by Tatsushi Omori and stars Eita.
“Hikari” will be released November 25, 2017 in Japan.
Ryoko Shinohara and Suzu Hirose are cast for the lead roles in movie “Sunny: Tsuyoi Kimochi Tsuyoi Ai.” The film is a remake 2011 South Korean film “Sunny” which stars Yoo Ho-Jeong and Shim Eun-Kyung in the respective lead roles. For the upcoming film, Ryoko Shinohara will play the present day version of main character Nami and Suzu Hirose will play Nami in her high school days. Also cast in the film are Yoko Maki, Eiko Koike, Rie Tomosaka and Naomi Watanabe. Hitoshi One will direct the remake film.
Filming for “Sunny: Tsuyoi Kimochi Tsuyoi Ai” is expected to finish late November, 2017 and the movie will be released sometime next year in Japan. Somebody que up “Time After Time.”
Trailer added for movie “Tantei Wa Bar Ni Iru 3” starring Yo Oizumi and Ryuhei Matsuda. For the third film in the “Tantei Wa Bar ni Iru” series, Detective (Yo Oizumi) and Takada (Ryuhei Matsuda) are tasked with finding a missing college student played by (Atsuko Maeda). Their search takes them to the red light district in Sapporo.
“Tantei Wa Bar Ni Iru 3” will be released December 1, 2018.
Teaser trailer added for movie “Ice Cream and the Sound of Raindrops” starring Kokoro Morita and Taketo Tanaka. Movie is written and directed by Daigo Matsui. The film follows six kids selected to perform in a play, but the play is cancelled. The kids decide to continue anyways.
“Ice Cream and the Sound of Raindrops” will have its world premiere at the upcoming Tokyo International Film Festival (October 25 – November 3, 2017) and will have its general premiere sometime next year in Japan.
Trailer for live-action film “Bow Then Kiss” starring Elaiza Ikeda and Masaki Nakao. Movie is based on manga “Ichirei Shite, Kisu” by Yakko Kaga and directed by Takeshi Furusawa.
“Bow Then Kiss” opens November 11, 2017 in Japan.
Trailer for movie “Goodbye, Grandpa” starring Yukino Kishii, Ryo Iwamatsu and Jun Miho. Movie is based on an original screenplay by Sahoko Yamazaki and directed by Yukihiro Morigaki. Movie has been selected to have its world premiere at this year’s Tokyo International Film Festival (October 25-November 3, 2017) in the “Japanese Cinema Splash” section.
“Goodbye, Grandpa” will have its general release November 4, 2017 in Japan.
Trailer added for movie “The Lowlife” starring Ayano Moriguchi, Kokone Sasaki and Aina Yamada. Movie is based on 2016 novel “Saitei” by AV actress Mana Sakura and directed by Takahisa Zeze. Story for the film follows three woman whose lives are affected in someway by the adult video industry. It was just announced today that the film will have its world premiere in the competition section at this year’s Tokyo International Film Festival (October 25 – November 3, 2017).
“The Lowlife” will have its general release November 25, 2017 in Japan.