Teaser trailer added for upcoming live-action film “Sensei!” starring Toma Ikuta & Suzu Hirose. Movie is based on manga series “Sensei!” by Kazune Kawahara and directed by Takahiro Miki. Meanwhile, still image above is the first of Suzu Hirose in the movie.
“Sensei!” will open October 28, 2017 in Japan.
Mahiro Takasugi cast in upcoming live-action film “Principal” co-starring Yuina Kuroshima and Nozomu Kotaki. Movie is based on manga series “Principal” by Ryo Ikuemi and directed by Tetsuo Shinohara.
For live-action film “Principle,” Mahiro Takasugi will play Wao Sakurai. He and Gen Tatebayashi (Nozomu Kotaki) have been friends since they were little and are the two most popular boys in high school. They have totally different personalities with Wao Sakurai being kind and gentle to everyone. The two become interested in new transfer student Shima Sumitomo (Yuina Kuroshima).
“Principal” will be released 2018 in Japan.
Supporting cast has been announced for upcoming movie “Confession of Murder” starring Tatsuya Fujiwara & Hideaki Ito. Movie is a remake of 2012 South Korean film “Confession of Murder.”
Now cast in supporting roles are Kaho, Shuhei Nomura, Anna Ishibashi, Ryo Ryusei, Taichi Saotome, Mitsuru Hirata, Ryo Iwamatsu, Koichi Iwaki and Toru Nakamura. Kaho will play the daughter of a man who was murdered 22 years ago. Toru Nakamura will play a journalist who tries to disclose the truth behind the serial murder cases. Anna Ishibashi will play the younger sister of Wataru Makimura (Hideaki Ito). She went missing 22 years ago.
“Confession of Murder” will open June 10, 2017 in Japan.
Teaser trailer added for live-action film “Double Mints” starring Yasushi Fuchikami & Shunsuke Tanaka. Movie is based on manga series “Double Mints” by Asumiko Nakamura and directed by Eiji Uchida.
“Double Mints” will be released sometime this summer in Japan.
Teaser poster added for upcoming movie “I Want to Eat Your Pancreas” (literal title) starring Takumi Kitamura, Minami Hamabe, Shun Oguri & Keiko Kitagawa. Movie is based on novel “Kimi no Suizo wo Tabetai” by Yoru Sumino and directed by Sho Tsukikawa.
“I Want to Eat Your Pancreas” will be released July 28, 2017 in Japan.
Erika Sawajiri is cast in upcoming live-action film “Impossibility Defense” starring Tori Matsuzaka. Movie is based on manga series “Funohan” written by Arata Miyatsuki and directed by Koji Shiraishi. In live-action film “Impossibility Defense,” Erika Sawajiri will play Tomoko Tada. She is a detective who tries to achieve justice. She is the only one whose mind is not controlled by Tadashi Usobuki (Tori Matsuzaka). In the original manga, Erika Sawajiri’s character was a male character.
“Impossibility Defense” opens in 2018 in Japan.
Toshimi Watanabe from hip hop group ‘TOKYO No.1 SOUL SET’ & Rena Takeda are cast in new movie “Papa no Obento wa Sekai Ichi.” The duo will play father and daughter in the film. The movie itself is based on the true story of a father who made bento boxes (lunch boxes) for his daughter everyday for 3 years while she was in high school. Movie will be directed by Masakazu Fukatsu.
“Papa no Obento wa Sekai Ichi” will be released sometime this year in Japan.
Here’s a visual of Takayuki Yamada in upcoming live-action film “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure.” In the upcoming film, Takayuki Yamada plays Angelo Katagiri. He is a serial killer on the run and plans to destroy Josuke Higashikata (Kento Yamazaki). Movie is based on manga series “Jojo no Kimyona Boken Part 4 Daiyamondo wa Kudakenai” by Hirohiko Araki and directed by Takashi Miike.
“JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure” opens August 4, 2017 in Japan.
Teaser poster and character posters added for upcoming live-action film “Teiichi no Kuni The Movie” starring Masaki Suda. The character posters are of Masaki Suda as Teiichi Akaba, Shuhei Nomura as Kikuma Togo, Ryoma Takeuchi as Dan Otaka, Shotaro Mamiya as Rorando Himuro, Jun Shison as Komei Sakakibara and Yudai Chiba as Okuto Morizo. Movie is based on manga series “Teiichi no Kuni” by Usamaru Furuya and directed by Akira Nagai.
“Teiichi no Kuni The Movie” opens April 29, 2017 in Japan.
Nanase Nishino (‘Nogizaka46’ ) is cast in upcoming live-action film “Asahinagu.” The film is based on manga series “Asahinagu” by Ai Kozaki and directed by Tsutomu Hanabusa. In live-action film “Asahinagu,” Nanase Nishino will play main character Asahi Tojima. Her character is physically weak and short in stature. She decides to change herself by joining her high school’s naginata club. Naginata is a type of traditional Japanese blade. The blade is fixed on top of a long wooden or metal pole.
“Asahinagu” will be released autumn, 2017 in Japan.