Mar 29 2018

Trailer for movie “Yakiniku Dragon”

Trailer for upcoming movie “Yakiniku Dragon” starring Yoko MakiMao Inoue and Nanami Sakuraba. Movie is set in the 1970’s and follows a Korean family that emigrated to Japan. Yoko Maki, Mao Inoue and Nanami Sakuraba play sisters in the family. You’ll also see veteran Korean character actors Kim Sang-Ho and Lee Jung-Eun in the trailer. Movie is written and directed by Wishing Chong.

“Yakiniku Dragon” will be released June 22, 2018 in Japan.

Mar 28 2018

Mugi Kadowaki cast in live-action film “Chiwawa-chan”

Mugi Kadowaki is cast for the lead role in upcoming live-action film “Chiwawa-chan.” The movie is based on manga of same name by Kyoko Okazaki (“River’s Edge“/”Helter Skelter“) and directed by Ken Ninomiya. Also cast in supporting roles are Ryo NaritaKanichiroTina TamashiroShiori YoshidaNijiro MurakamiChiaki Kuriyama, and Tadanobu Asano. The film follows the death of a girl named “Chiwawa” whose dead body is found in pieces in Tokyo Bay. The film follows her friends who gather to remember her, but realize they didn’t know her well.

Filming for “Chiwawa-chan” began March 23, 2018 and the movie will be released sometime next year via Kadokawa Pictures.

Mar 27 2018

Arata Iura cast in movie “Kohaku”

Arata Iura is cast in movie “Kohaku.” The film is based on Director Hatsuki Yokoo‘s own experience with fictional elements. In the film, Arata Iura will play Ryota Hironaga. When he was a kid, his parents’ divorce deeply affected him. As an adult, he goes with his older brother to find their father. Filming for the movie began today, March 27, 2018.

“Kohaku” will be released sometime next year in Japan.

Mar 26 2018

Trailer for movie “When I Get Home, My Wife Always Pretends to be Dead”

Main trailer for movie “When I Get Home, My Wife Always Pretends to be Dead” starring Nana Eikura and Ken Yasuda. Movie is based on a Yahoo! Answers internet posting by username K.Kajunsky. The story follows a husband who comes home to find his wife pretending to be dead every day. Movie is directed by Toshio Lee.

“When I Get Home, My Wife Always Pretends to be Dead” will be released June 8, 2018 in Japan.

Mar 23 2018

Trailer for movie “One Man’s Son”

Trailer added for movie “One Man’s Son” (literal title) starring Ryoma Baba and Yuki Tamaki. The film is directed by Kenji Tani. Story for “One Man’s Son” follows a son (Ryoma Baba) who learns that his father has collapsed. A documents links him to a guy (Yuki Tamaki) who works for a moving company.

“One Man’s Son” will have its world premiere April 7, 2018 at the 32nd Takasaki Film Festival and will have its general release July 7, 2018 in Japan.