Masami Hisamoto and Tomomi Itano (ex-‘AKB48’ member) are cast in movie “Imagination Game.” The film revolves around two women, each with an unusual online presence. Masami Hisamoto is a hard working OL woman, but she is also known as a charismatic goddess on a website. Tomomi Itano plays a young woman who runs a blog about getting revenge on husbands.
“Imagination Game” will be released July 28, 2018 in Japan.
Main trailer for movie “Killing For The Prosecution” starring Takuya Kimura and Kazunari Ninomiya. Movie is based on 2013 novel “Kensatsugawa no Zainin” by Shusuke Shizukui and directed by Masato Harada.
“Killing For The Prosecution” will be released August 24, 2018 in Japan.
Teaser trailer and poster added for upcoming live-action film “Anoko no Toriko” starring Ryo Yoshizawa, Yuko Araki and Yosuke Sugino. Movie is based on manga “Anoko no Toriko” by Yuki Shiraishi and directed by Ryo Miyawaki. Story for “Anoko no Toriko” revolves around a love triangle between three teenagers who have been friends since their childhoods.
In addition, release date for “Anoko no Toriko” is now set for October 5, 2018 in Japan.
Gen Hoshino is cast for the lead role in new movie “Hikkoshi Daimyo.” Also cast in major supporting roles are Issei Takahashi and Mitsuki Takahata. The film is based on 2016 novel “Hikkoshi Daimyo Sanzenri” by Akihiro Dobashi (“Samurai Hustle“) and directed by Isshin Inudo. In the film, Gen Hoshino plays bookworm samurai Harunosuke Katagiri. He receives a mission to help a daimyo move.
Filming for “Hikkoshi Daimyo” will take place from May to June, 2018 and the movie will be released sometime next year in Japan.
Chieko Baisho, Tatsuya Fuji and Mikako Ichikawa are cast in live-action film “Hatsukoi: Otosan, Chibi ga Inaku Narimashita.” The film is based on manga series “Otosan, Chibi ga Inaku Narimashita” by Keiko Nishi and directed by Shotaro Kobayashi (“Kaasan Mom’s Life“). In the film, Chieko Baisho and Tatsuya Fuji play a married elderly couple. One of their children is played by Mikako Ichikawa. Drama ensues when the mother tells the daughter that she wants a divorce.
“Hatsukoi: Otosan, Chibi ga Inaku Narimashita” will be released spring, 2019 in Japan.
Main trailer and poster added for upcoming movie “Gyoza You Can Kiss” starring Rika Adachi and Yukihisa Tamura. Movie is written and directed by Takehiko Hata.
“Gyoza You Can Kiss” will be released June 22, 2018 in Japan.
Teaser trailer added for live-action film “Sensei Kunshu” starring Ryoma Takeuchi and Minami Hamabe. Movie is based on manga series “Sensei Kunshu” by Momoko Koda and directed by Sho Tsukikawa (“Let Me Eat Your Pancreas“). Story for the film revolves around a high school student (Minami Hamabe) and a young man (Ryoma Takeuchi) who turns out to be her substitute teacher.
“Sensei Kunshu” will be released August 1, 2018 in Japan.
Teaser trailer for live-action film “Gintama 2” (working title) starring Shun Oguri, Masaki Suda and Kanna Hashimoto. Movie is based on manga series “Gintama” by Hideaki Sorachi and directed once again by Yuichi Fukuda.
“Gintama 2” opens August 17, 2018 in Japan.
Teaser trailer for movie “Sunny: Tsuyoi Kimochi Tsuyoi Ai” starring Ryoko Shinohara and Suzu Hirose. Movie is a remake of 2011 South Korean film “Sunny” starring Yoo Ho-Jeong and Shim Eun-Kyung.
“Sunny: Tsuyoi Kimochi Tsuyoi Ai” will be released August 31, 2018 in Japan.
Teaser trailer #2 and teaser poster added for upcoming live-action film “3D Kanojo: Real Girl” starring Ayami Nakajo and Hayato Sano. Movie is based on manga series “3D Kanojo Riaru Garu” by Mao Nanami and directed by Tsutomu Hanabusa.
“3D Kanojo: Real Girl” will be released September 14, 2018 in Japan.
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