Jan 19 2017

Kentaro Sakaguchi cast in movie “Narratage”

Kentaro Sakaguchi is cast for movie “Narratage” starring Jun Matsumoto and Kasumi Arimura. The film is based on the 2005 novel of same name by Rio Shimamoto and directed by Isao Yukisada. In the movie, Kentaro Sakaguchi will play university student Reiji Ono. He becomes the boyfriend of Izumi Kudo (Kasumi Arimura), but is filled with jealousy over Takashi Hayama (Jun Matsumoto).

“Narratage” will be released this autumn in Japan.

Jan 19 2017

Ito Ono & Win Morisaki cast in movie “Kujira no Shima no Wasuremono”

Ito Ono & Win Morisaki cast in new movie “Kujira no Shima no Wasuremono.” The film is directed by first time movie director Yuji Makino. The film deals with the relationship between Aimi (Ito Ono) and Koa Guen (Win Morisaki). Aimi still grieves over the death of her mother who passed away during the Kyoto earthquake in 1995. She moves to Okinawa to see whale’s jump out of the water which she saw before with her mother. She then meets Koa Guen who is a Vietnamese man interning at an IT company in Okinawa. She finds a connection with Koa Guen.

“Kujira no Shima no Wasuremono” will be released sometime during spring, 2018 in Japan.

Jan 19 2017

Visual of Fumika Shimizu for live-action film “Tokyo Ghoul”

Here’s a visual (poster) of Fumika Shimizu as Toka Kirishima in upcoming live-action film “Tokyo Ghoul” co-starring Masataka Kubota. For the live-action film, Fumika Shimizu had hair cut short to play Toka Kirishima. Her character is a female high school student and also a ghoul. She works part-time at Cafe Anteiku where Ken Kaneki (Masataka Kubota) goes. The cafe is the place for ghouls to gather.

“Tokyo Ghoul” will be released sometime during summer, 2017 in Japan.

Jan 18 2017

Ryuhei Maruyama cast in movie “Dorobou Yakusha”

Ryuhei Maruyama (‘Kanjani Eight’) is cast in new movie “Dorobou Yakusha.” The film is directed by Masafumi Nishida. The screenplay is based on the play “Dorobou Yakusha” which was also written and directed by Masafumi Nishida. In the film, Ryuhei Maruyama will play a former thief who now lives a happy life with his girlfriend. Things change when an old colleague forces him to break into the mansion of a picture book writer. Ryuhei Maruyama’s character is caught while breaking in, but is mistaken for the mansion owner.

“Dorobou Yakusha” will be released November, 2017 in Japan.