Feb 22 2019

Main trailer and poster for live-action film “Kakegurui The Movie”

Main trailer and poster added for live-action film “Kakegurui The Movie” starring Minami Hamabe. The film is based on manga series “Kakegurui” by Homura Kawamoto and Toru Naomura. The live-action film version follows 2018 TBS drama series “Kakegurui” and 2019 TBS drama series “Kakegurui Season 2.” Movie is directed by Tsutomu Hanabusa.

“Kakegurui The Movie” will be released May 3, 2019 in Japan.

Feb 21 2019

Sho Hirano & Kanna Hashimoto cast in live-action film “Kaguya-sama: Love Is War”

Sho Hirano (King & Prince) and Kanna Hashimoto are cast in live-action film “Kaguya-sama: Love Is War.” Movie is based on manga series “Kaguya-sama wa Kokurasetai: Tensaitachi no Renai Zunosen” by Aka Akasaka and directed by Hayato Kawai (“Prince of Legend“). For the film, Sho Hirano will play lead male character Miyuki Shirogane and Kanna Hashimoto will play lead female character Kaguya Shinomiya. They are high school students who try to see which one will confess their feelings for the other person first. Filming for the movie begins March, 2019 and finish April, 2019. Filming will take place in the suburbs of Tokyo

Kaguya-sama: Love Is War” will be released September 6, 2019 in Japan.

Feb 20 2019

Teaser poster and more castings announced for movie “Taro the Fool”

Here’s the first teaser poster for upcoming movie “Taro the Fool” starring newcomer Yosihi. The poster has two additional persons besides Yoishi and they are newly announced cast members Masaki Suda and Taiga. The film is scripted and directed by Tatsushi Omori. Yoishi was first cast for the film after taking part in auditions involving 300 other applicants. Prior to this, 16-year-old Yoishi worked as a model.

“Taro the Fool” will be released sometime this autumn in Japan.

Feb 19 2019

Mizuki Itagaki, Sakura Kiryu and Ryoma Takeuchi cast in movie “First Love Loss Time”

Mizuki Itagaki (M!LK), Sakura Kiryu and Ryoma Takeuchi are cast in movie “First Love Loss Time” (literal title). Also cast in supporting roles are Anna Ishibashi and Masahiro Komoto. The movie is based on 2016 novel “Hatsukoi Loss Time” by Yuki Nishina and directed by Hayato Kawai. The film features the unusual premise of time stopping every day at 12:05 PM for 1 hour except for a few persons.

“First Love Loss Time” will be released September, 2019 in Japan.

Feb 18 2019

Teaser poster and supporting cast announced for movie “Sadako”

Teaser poster added and supporting cast announced for movie “Sadako” starring Elaiza Ikeda. Now cast in the film in supporting roles are Takashi Tsukamoto, Hiroya Shimizu, Himeka Himejima, Ren Kiriyama and Rie Tomosaka. In the movie, Elaiza Ikeda plays a hospital psychologist. One of her new patients is a girl played by Himeka Himejima. The psychologist’s brother will be played by Hiroya Shimizu. Movie “Sadako” is based on 2016 novel “Tide” by Koji Suzuki and once again directed by Hideo Nakata. In addition, an early teaser trailer can be viewed at AsianWiki.

“Sadako” will be released May 24, 2019 in Japan.

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