Singer-songwriter Nodoka Kirishima and actor Ryo Kitamura are cast for the lead roles in new live-action film “Tsumasaki no Uchu.” The film is based on manga “Tsumasaki no Uchu” by Manni, which is published through free manga app Comico. Also cast in supporting roles are Mami Kamura and Reina Visa. Premise for the film will follow a young woman who is unable to speak words due to a past incident. She begins working at a karaoke place to break out of her shell.
Movie will be released sometime next year in Japan.
Takayuki Yamada and Takeru Satoh are cast for lead roles in live-action film “Hard Core.” In addition, YosiYosi Arakawa is cast in a supporting role. The movie is based on manga series “Hado Koa Heisei Jigoku Burazazu” by Takashi Imashiro and directed by Nobuhiro Yamashita. Takayuki Yamada and Takeru Satoh will play brothers in the film. Takayuki Yamada’s character works as a gold miner with his only friend played by YosiYosi Arakawa, while Takeru Satoh’s character works for a trading a company. They discover an old robot.
Filming for “Hard Core” takes place from August to September, 2017 in the suburbs of Tokyo.
Hiroto Kanai, Chizuru Ikewaki & Masanobu Ando are cast in movie “Kirakira Megane.” The screenplay is based on 2015 novel “Kirakira Megane” by Akio Morisawa and directed by Kazutoshi Inudo. Story for “Kirakira Megane” follows a man (Hiroto Kana) that grieves over his deceased cat and decides to buy a used book. He finds a business card for a woman (Chizuru Ikewaki) inside the book. The man contacts the woman and they meet. Filming for the movie begins at the end of September, 2017 in Chiba Prefecture.
“Kirakira Megane” will be released sometime next year in Japan.
Teaser trailer and poster added for upcoming live-action film “Impossibility Defense” starring Tori Matsuzaka and Erika Sawajiri. Movie is based on manga “Funohan” written by Arata Miyatsuki and directed by Koji Shiraishi.
Release date for “Impossibility Defense” is now set for February 1, 2018 in Japan.
Teaser trailer for movie “Vigilante” starring Nao Omori, Kosuke Suzuki and Kenta Kiritani. Movie is written and directed by Yu Irie. Story for the film has three brothers meeting for the first time in 30 years after their father’s death. The oldest brother (Nao Omori) disappeared in high school. The middle brother (Kosuke Suzuki) is married and works as a city council member. The youngest brother (Kenta Kiritani) manages a call girl service.
“Vigilante” opens December 9, 2017 in Japan.
Kanata Hongo is cast in upcoming movie “Hyouka: Forbidden Secrets” starring Kento Yamazaki and Alice Hirose. For the movie, Kanata Hongo will play Jun Sekiya. His character is an important figure and holds a key which solves a mystery in the film. “Hyouka: Forbidden Secrets” is based on 2001 novel “Hyouka” by Honobu Yonezawa and directed by Mari Asato.
“Hyouka: Forbidden Secrets” opens November 3, 2017 in Japan.
Here’s the first teaser poster for upcoming movie “Chotto Mate Yakyubu!” starring Kenta Suga, Yuta Koseki and Ryosuke Yamamoto. Movie is based on manga series “Chotto Mate Yakyubu! ~Kenritsu Jingen Koukou Yakyuubu no Nichijou” by Takana Yukue and directed by Tadaaki Horai.
In addition, release date for “Chotto Mate Yakyubu!” is now set for January 27, 2018 in Japan.
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Poster and main trailer for movie “Yurigokoro” starring Yuriko Yoshitaka, Tori Matsuzaka and Kenichi Matsuyama. Movie is based on novel “Yurigokoro” by Mahokaru Numata and directed by Naoto Kumazawa.
“Yurigokoro” will be released September 23, 2017 in Japan.
Masataka Kubota, Hirofumi Arai, Keiko Enoue (‘comedy duo ‘Nicche’) and Miwako Kakei are all cast in movie “Kenen.” The film will revolve around a pair of brothers and a pair of sisters. The younger brother (Masataka Kubota) works at a printing company and has a good head on his shoulders. His older brother (Hirofumi Arai) can get violent and has been in prison. Meanwhile, the older sister (Keiko Enoue) runs her family’s printing business. Her younger sister (Miwako Kakei) isn’t smart like her older sister, but she is pretty and popular due to her outgoing personality. Movie is written and directed by Keisuke Yoshida.
“Kenen” will be released February, 2018 in Japan.
Tao Tsuchiya and Kyoko Yoshine are cast in live-action film “Kasane.” The film is based on manga series “Kasane” by Daruma Matsuura and directed by Yuichi Sato.
In the upcoming film, Kyoko Yoshine will play talented actress, but unattractive Kasane Fuchi. Tao Tsuchiya will play untalented actress, but beautiful Nina Tanzawa. The unattractice Kasane Fuchi has a lipstick that possesses magical like powers. Whenever Kasane Fuchi applies the lipstick and kisses someone she can possess that person’s face.
Filming for “Kasane” begins August 4, 2017 and finishes mid-September, 2017.