Oct 19 2018

Trailer and poster for live-action film “Waiting For Spring”

Trailer and poster for live-action film “Waiting For Spring” (English title) starring Tao TsuchiyaTakumi Kitamura and Yuta Koseki. The film is based on manga series “Harumatsu Bokura” by Anashin and directed by Yuichiro Hirakawa. “Waiting For Spring” is a teen-romance film that also revolves around the sport of basketball. Another film that comes out in Japan this November is “Run! T High School Basketball Club” which also revolves around high school basketball.

“Waiting For Spring” will be released December 14, 2018 in Japan.

Oct 18 2018

Main trailer and poster for movie “Masquerade Hotel”

Main trailer and poster added for movie “Masquerade Hotel” starring Takuya Kimura and Masami Nagasawa. Movie is based on 2011 novel “Masquerade Hotel” by Keigo Higashino and directed by Masayuki Suzuki.

In addition, 20 supporting cast members has been announced for the film.

Playing detectives are  Fumiyo Kohinata, Zen Kajihara, Yuki Izumisawa, Eisuke Sasai and Atsuro Watabe.

Playing hotel employees are Ren Ishikawa, Toshihide Tonesaku, Shingo Tsurumi and Ryo Ishibashi.

Playing hotel guests are Gaku Hamada, Atsuko Maeda, Takashi Sasano, Masahiro Takashima, Nanao, Takashi Ukaji, Manami Hashimoto, Hiromasa Taguchi, Ryo Katsuji, Katsuhisa Namase and Takako Matsu.

“Masquerade Hotel” will be released January 18, 2019 in Japan.

Oct 18 2018

Main trailer and poster for movie “Neet Neet Neet”

Main trailer and poster for movie “Neet Neet Neet” starring Kentaro Yasui,Ryosuke Yamamoto,Myuto Morita and Atsuki Tomori. In Japan, “Neet” is a term for people working low wage part-time jobs. A few steps away from “Freeters” who are unemployed and often living with their parents. The film follows three men who fall under the description of “Neet” and they take a road trip to Hokkaido. The trailer also features the movie’s theme song which is “Carry on” by Japanese rock band 9mm Parabellum Bullet.

“Neet Neet Neet” will be released November 23, 2018 in Japan.

Oct 15 2018

Mei Nagano and Takumi Kitamura cast in movie “Kimi wa Tsukiyo ni Hikarikagayaku”

Mei Nagano and Takumi Kitamura (member of rock band ‘Dish’) are cast for the lead roles in movie “Kimi wa Tsukiyo ni Hikarikagayaku.” The film is based on novel “Kimi wa Tsukiyo ni Hikarikagayaku” by Tetsuya Sano and directed by Sho Tsukikawa. In the film, Mei Nagano will play high school student Mamizu Watarase. She is hospitalized with the msyterious disease “Luminescence disease.” The disease causes her skin to glow under the moonlight and it gets brighter as she gets closer to death. Takumi Kitamura will play high school student Takuya Okada. He visits Mamizu Watarase in the hospital and tries to help her fulfill her wishes before her death. He also falls in love with her. Also cast in supporting roles Shouma Kai, Honoka Matsumoto, Mio Imada, Yuka, Tomoko Ikuta, Kyoko Hasegawa and Mitsuhiro Oikawa.

Filming for “Kimi wa Tsukiyo ni Hikarikagayaku” began October 7, 2018 and will finish November 13, 2018. “Kimi wa Tsukiyo ni Hikarikagayaku” will be released March 15, 2019 in Japan.

Oct 11 2018

Teaser trailer and poster for live-action film “Hatsukoi: Otosan, Chibi ga Inaku Narimashita”

Teaser trailer and poster for live-action film “Hatsukoi: Otosan, Chibi ga Inaku Narimashita” starring Chieko Baisho  and Tatsuya Fuji. The film is based on manga “Otosan, Chibi ga Inaku Narimashita” by Keiko Nishi and directed by Shotaro Kobayashi. Story for “Hatsukoi: Otosan, Chibi ga Inaku Narimashita” follows Masaru (Tatsuya Fuji) and Yukiko (Chieko Baisho). They have been married for 44 years, but Yukiko decides she wants a divorce.

“Hatsukoi: Otosan, Chibi ga Inaku Narimashita” will be released sometime during spring, 2019 in Japan.

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Oct 10 2018

English subtitled trailer for movie “Love At Least”

English subtitled trailer for movie “Love At Least” starring Shuri and Masaki Suda. The trailer stands on its for a captivating two minute video & audio experience. “Love At Least” is based on novel “Ikiteru Dake de, Ai” by Yukiko Motoya and directed by Kosai Sekine. The trailer also features the movie’s theme song which is “1/5000” by Hiroko Sebu.

“Love At Least” will be released November 9, 2018 in Japan.

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