Trailer added for Naomi Kawase directed film “Hikari” starring Masatoshi Nagase and Ayame Misaki. Story for the film follows the relationship between a cameraman and a woman disconnected from the world.
“Hikari” opens May 27, 2017 in Japan.
Poster for upcoming movie “Mukoku” starring Gou Ayano & Nijiro Murakami. Movie is based on 2012 novel “Mukoku” by Shu Fujisawa and directed by Kazuyoshi Kumakiri. Story for the film revolves around kendo athlete Kengo Yatabe (Gou Ayano) who loses the will to live due to an incident. Nijiro Murakami plays Tooru Haneda. He is a high school student who likes rap music and talented in kendo.
“Mukoku” opens June 3, 2017 in Japan.
Supporting cast announced for movie “Katte ni Furuetero” starring Mayu Matsuoka. Now cast for the film are Daichi Watanabe from rock band ‘Kuroneko Chelsea,’ Takumi Kitamura from pop/rock band ‘Dish,’Anna Ishibashi, Kanji Furutachi and Hairi Katagiri. In the upcoming film Mayu Matsuoka plays quirky 24-year-old Yoshika who enjoys looking up information on fossils late at night on her laptop. Daichi Watanabe will play Ni who confesses his feelings for Yoshika and becomes her boyfriend. Takumi Kitamura will play Ichi who has held feelings for Yoshika since their middle school days.
“Katte ni Furuetero” is scheduled for release sometime this year in Japan.
Supporting cast has been announced for upcoming movie “Yurigokoro” starring Yuriko Yoshitaka. Now cast for the film are Tori Matsuzaka, Kenichi Matsuyama, Aimi Satsukawa, Nana Seino, Kaya Kiyohara and Tae Kimura. The movie is based on novel “Yurigokoro” by Mahokaru Numata and directed by Naoto Kumazawa.
Kenta Suga, Yuta Koseki and Ryosuke Yamamoto are cast in live-action film “Chotto Mate Yakyubu!” Movie is based on manga series “Chotto Mate Yakyubu! ~Kenritsu Jingen Koukou Yakyuubu no Nichijou” by Takana Yukue and directed by Tadaaki Horai. The film will follow three high school students who are members of the Kenritsu Jingen High School baseball team. The team itself is average, never winning or losing any memorable games. One of the three students, played by Kenta Suga, needs to pass a test so he can take part in training camp.
Main trailer and poster added for movie “Poetry Angel” starring Amane Okayama & Rena Takeda. Movie is directed by Toshimitsu Iizuka. Movie is a coming-of-age revolving around a young man who joins a “poetry boxing” team and a girl with a speech impediment.
“Poetry Angel” will be released May 2, 2017 in Japan.
Trailer added for movie “Long Goodbye: Tantei Furui Kurinosuke” starring Ryu Morioka & Mai Tezuka. Movie is an homage to 1973 U.S. film “The Long Goodbye” directed by Robert Altman. Shinji Imaoka directs “Long Goodbye: Tantei Furui Kurinosuke.”
“Long Goodbye: Tantei Furui Kurinosuke” opens May 20, 2017 in Japan.