Trailer #2 & main poster added for based-on-a-true-story movie “Let’s Go, Jets” starring Suzu Hirose & Yuki Amami. Story for “Let’s Go, Jets” follows a high school cheerleading club in Japan as they go to America to take part in a competition. The Japanese title of the movie is “Cheerdance” while the international English title is “Let’s Go Jets!”
“Let’s Go, Jets” will be released March 11, 2017 in Japan.
Here’s Masataka Kubota’s character visual (poster) for upcoming live-action film “Tokyo Ghoul.” The live-action film is based on popular manga series “Tokyo Guru” by Sui Ishida.
“Tokyo Ghoul” will be released sometime during summer, 2017 in Japan.
Main trailer added for movie “Shabon Dama” starring Kento Hayashi & Mina Fujii. Movie is based on 2004 novel “Shabon Dama” by Asa Nonami. Story for movie “Shabon Dama” revolves around Izumi (Kento Hayashi). He is a criminal and targets the elderly. While fleeing from the police, he ends up staying with an elderly woman.
“Shabon Dama” will be released March, 2017 in Japan.
Mugi Kadowaki is cast in new movie “Sekai wa Kyou kara Kimi no Mono.” Also cast in the movie are Takahiro Miura, Makita Sports, Yu Hirukawa & You. The film is written and directed by Masaya Ozaki. “Sekai wa Kyou kara Kimi no Mono” is the second film directed by Masaya Ozaki, but he has written screenplays for numerous films and drama series.
In movie “Sekai wa Kyou kara Kimi no Mono,” Mugi Kadowaki plays a young otaku who is also a hikkimori. Her father played by Makita Sports has been very concerned about her and finally finds her a job that requires little interaction with other people. The job is for a gaming company. There, she falls for illustrator Ryotaro Yabe played by Takahiro Miura.
“Sekai wa Kyou kara Kimi no Mono” will be released sometime next year in Japan.
Trailer added for movie “Tsuioku” starring Junichi Okada, Shun Oguri & Tasuku Emoto. Equally as impressive, movie features Masami Nagasawa, Fumino Kimura, Sakura Ando & Hidetaka Yoshioka. Movie is directed by Yasuo Furuhata. Story for “Tsuioku” (literally “Memory”) follows three childhood friends who meet as adults. One person is now a detective (Junichi Okada), one is the suspect (Shun Oguri) and the other the victim (Tasuku Emoto). Their past also comes to the foreground.
“Tsuioku” is now scheduled for release May 6, 2017 in Japan.
Main trailer and poster added for movie “Sakurada Reset 1” starring Shuhei Nomura, Yuina Kuroshima & Yuna Taira. Movie is based on the light novel “Sakurada Risetto” by Yutaka Kono. Story for the film follows Misora Haruki (Yuina Kuroshima) who has the power to go back in time and Kei Asai (Shuhei Nomura) who has a special memory ability.
The teaser poster also reveals that “Sakurada Reset 1” will be released March 25, 2017 in Japan. “Sakurada Reset 2” will then be released May 13, 2017 in Japan.
Ai Hashimoto, Mei Nagano & Shota Sometani are cast in new movie “Parks.” The film is written & directed by Natsuki Seta (“A Liar and a Broken Girl“) and to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Inokashira Park in Tokyo, Japan.
In the film “Parks,” Ai Hashimoto plays college student Jun. She meets high school student Haru (Mei Nagano) who looks just like her deceased father’s girlfriend Sachiko. Jun and Haru then meet Tokio (Shota Sometani) who is the grandson of Sachiko. They learn that Sachiko has passed away but discover an open-reel tape from her belongings.
“Parks” will be released April 22, 2017 in Japan.
Main trailer added for upcoming movie “Haruta & Chika” starring Shori Sato (‘Sexy Zone’) and Kanna Hashimoto. Movie is based on novel “Haruchika” by Sei Hatsuno.
“Haruta & Chika” will be released March 4, 2017 in Japan.
Teaser trailer and poster added for upcoming live-action film “Daytime Shooting Star” starring Mei Nagano, Shohei Miura & Aran Shirahama. Movie is based on manga series “Hirunaka no Ryuusei” by Mika Yamamori and directed by Takehiko Shinjo (“Heavenly Forest“).
“Daytime Shooting Star” will be released March 24, 2017 in Japan.
Takeru Satoh & Tao Tsuchiya are cast in based-on-a-true-story film “Bride for 8 Years” (literal title). The movie is based on autobiographical novel “8 Nen Goshi no Hanayome Kimi no Me ga Sametanara” by Hisashi Nakahara and Mai Nakahara. Takahisa Zeze will direct the film.
Story for the film will have Takeru Satoh & Tao Tsuchiya playing Hisashi and Mai respectively. They are engaged, but Mai becomes seriously ill due to a brain disease. She eventually goes into a coma. Hisashi though doesn’t abandon his fiance. Mai does wake up from her coma, but she has lost all memory of her fiance.
“8 Nen Goshi no Hanayome” will be released sometime during winter, 2017 in Japan.