“Yurigokoro” will be released September 23, 2017 in Japan.
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Yuri Chinen (‘Hey! Say! JUMP’), Taishi Nakagawa and Nana Komatsu are cast in live-action film “Kids on the Slope.” The live-action film is based on manga “Sakamichi no Apollon” by Yuki Kodama and directed by Takahiro Miki. Story for “Kids on the Slope” has Yuri Chinen playing introverted freshman high school student Kaoru Nishimi. He moves out to a new town because of his father’s job and meets two students played by Taishi Nakagawa & Nana Komatsu. Kaoru Nishimi discovers the joy of playing jazz music with his friends. Yuri Chinen & Taishi Nakagawa have been practicing playing the piano and drums since last year to play their roles.
“Kids on the Slope” will be released sometime next year in Japan.
Trailer for upcoming live-action film “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable” starring Kento Yamazaki. Movie is directed by Takashi Miike and based on manga “Jojo no Kimyona Boken Part 4 Daiyamondo wa Kudakenai” by Hirohiko Araki.
“JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable” is set for release August 4, 2017 in Japan.
New teaser visual (“poster”) and 5 still images for upcoming live-action film “Tokyo Ghoul.” The 5 still images below is of the 5 main characters played by Masataka Kubota, Fumika Shimizu, Nobuyuki Suzuki, Yu Aoi and Yo Oizumi. Movie is based on manga “Tokyo Ghoul” by Sui Ishida.
“Tokyo Ghoul” opens July 29, 2017 in Japan. Read more »
Suzu Hirose is cast in live-action film “Chihayafuru Part 3” (“Chihayafuru Musubi”). Also set to return to their familiar roles are Shuhei Nomura, Mackenyu, Mone Kamishiraishi, Yuma Yamoto, Yuki Morinaga, Hiroya Shimizu and Mayu Matsuoka. The film will also feature new cast members Mio Yuki, Hayato Sano (‘M!LK’), Kaya Kiyohara and Kento Kaku. The film takes places 2 years after “Chihayafuru Part 2” with Chihaya Ayase (Suzu Hirose) now a high school senior. Movie is based on manga series “Chihayafuru” by Yuki Suetsugu.
Trailer #1 and teaser poster added for upcoming live-action film “Gintama” starring Shun Oguri. Movie is based on manga “Gintama” by Hideaki Sorachi and directed by Yuichi Fukuda. Unlike the teaser trailer, trailer #1 features all of the main characters played by Shun Oguri , Masaki Suda, Kanna Hashimoto, Yuya Yagira, Hirofumi Arai, Ryo Yoshizawa, Akari Hayami, Tsuyoshi Muro, Masami Nagasawa, Masaki Okada, Jiro Sato, Nanao, Ken Yasuda, Kankuro Nakamura and Tsuyoshi Domoto.
“Gintama” opens July 14, 2017 in Japan.
Teaser trailer added for Kiyoshi Kurosawa directed film “Before We Vanish” starring Masami Nagasawa, Ryuhei Matsuda & Mahiro Takasugi. Movie will have its world premiere at this year’s Cannes Film Festival (May 17-28, 2017) in the “Un Certain Regard” section. “Before We Vanish” opens September 9, 2017 in Japan.
Teaser trailer and poster added for Hirokazu Koreeda directed film “The Third Murder” starring Masaharu Fukuyama & Koji Yakusho.” The Third Murder” is Hirokazu Koreeda’s first film since 2009 film “Air Doll,” in which the story is not centered around family issues.
Release date for “The Third Murder” is now set for September 9, 2017 in Japan.