The still images are of Masahiro Higashide as Tsukuru Mishima and Sosuke Ikematsu as Private Investigator Ryuzaki. Each still images has one of the characters pointing a gun at the other person. Tsukuru Mishima is a member of the Death Note special task force team and Private Investigator Ryuzaki is a successor of L.
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Main trailer added for upcoming movie “Good Morning Show” starring Kiichi Nakai & Masami Nagasawa. Movie is written and directed by Ryoichi Kimizuka (screenplay writer for the “Bayside Shakedown” films). Movie is set around a morning TV show, with Kiichi Nakai playing main host Shingo Sumita and Masami Nagasawa playing co-host Keiko Ogawa. Real life drama sweeps the set as an affair, possible cancellation and a hostage situation takes place.
“Good Morning Show” will be released October 8, 2016 in Japan.
Here’s 2 new still images for upcoming live-action film “Museum” starring Shun Oguri and Shuhei Nomura. The still image of Shun Oguri as Hisashi Sawamura chases a criminal on a rainy day. The second still image is of Shuhei Nomura as rookie detective Junichi Nishino. He is attending an investigation meeting.
In addition, “Museum” is now set for release November 12, 2016 in Japan.
Yesung (‘Super Junior’) & Nozomi Sasaki are cast in movie “Ikinari Sensei ni Natta Boku ga Kanojo ni Koi wo Shita.” The movie is set around Okinawa, Japan and is a romantic-comedy film. In the movie, Yesung plays Young-Ung. His character is a Korean man on a business trip in Okinawa, Japan. The company he works for goes bankrupt and he decides to stay in Okinawa. He begins teaching Korean language at a language school threre. Nozomi Sasaki plays Sakura. Her character works as a travel agent and she is tasked with learning Korean. She meets Young-Ung at the institute.
“Ikinari Sensei ni Natta Boku ga Kanojo ni Koi wo Shita” will be released November 3, 2016 in Japan.
Mimura, Misako Tanaka, Eiko Koike, Lily and Mugi Kadowaki are cast in upcoming movie “Karera ga Honki de Amu Toki wa” starring Toma Ikuta and Kenta Kiritani. Actor Toma Ikuta plays a transgender woman in the film.
Newcomer Rinka Kakihara plays 11-year-old Tomo. Her mother abandons her and she spends time at her uncle’s (Kenta Kiritani) home and her uncle is dating transgender woman Rinko (Toma Ikuta). Mimura will play Hiromi. Her character is the young girl’s mother. Misako Tanaka will play the mother of Rinko. Eiko Koike will play the mother of Tomo’s classmate. Lily will play Tomo’s grandmother and Mugi Kadowaki will play a co-worker of Rinko.
“Karera ga Honki de Amu Toki wa” will be released February 25, 2017 in Japan.
Masahiro Higashide is cast in upcoming movie “Satoshi no Seishun” starring Kenichi Matsuyama. In the film, Masahiro Higashide will play Yoshiharu Habu. His character is based on a real person. Yoshiharu Habu is a professional shogi (go) player and a rival to Satoshi Murayama (Kenichi Matsuyama).
“Satoshi no Seishun” will be released sometime later this year in Japan.
2nd main trailer added for movie “Anger” starring Ken Watanabe, Kenichi Matsuyama, Aoi Miyazaki, Gou Ayano & Satoshi Tsumabuki. Movie is based on 2014 novel “Ikari” by Shuichi Yoshida and directed by Sang-il Lee. Shuichi Yoshida & Sang-il Lee previously collaborated on 2010 award winning film “Villain.”
“Anger” will be released September 17, 2016 in Japan.
Trailer for movie “Emi-Abi” starring Ryu Morioka, Tomoya Maeno, Haru Kuroki & Hirofumi Arai. Movie tells the story of a man who was part of a manzai comedy duo. His partner died in a car accident and he is left to ponder his own situation.
“Emi-Abi” will have its world premiere at this year’s Japan Cuts film festival in New York City on July 24, 2016 and its general release September 3, 2016 in Japan.
Yasuko Matsuyuki, Ai Hashimoto, Riko Narumi are cast in movie “Koto.” The film is based on 1962 novel “Koto” by Yasunari Kawabata. Yasunari Kawabata became the first Japanese recipient of the Novel Prize for Literature in 1968.
In movie “Koto,” Yasuko Matsuyuki will play twin sisters Chieko Sanda & Mitsuko Nakata. The twin sisters were separated when they were infants, but live in the Kyoto area. Ai Hashimoto will play the daughter of Chieko Sanda and Riko Narumi will play the daughter of Mitsuko Nakata.
“Koto” will be released December 3, 2016 in Japan.