Main trailer added for movie “The Old Capital” starring Yasuko Matsuyuki, Ai Hashimoto & Riko Narumi. Movie is based on 1962 novel “Koto” by Yasunari Kawabata which has been adapted previously into 1963 film “Twin Sisters of Kyoto” and 1980 film “Koto.”
“The Old Capital” will be released December 3, 2016 in Japan.
Main trailer added for upcoming movie “Girls in the Dark” (“Ankoku Joshi”) starring Fumika Shimizu & Marie Iitoyo. Movie is based on novel “Ankoku Joshi” by Rikako Akiyoshi. Story for “Girls in the Dark” revolves around the death of a student at an all-girls high school.
“Girls in the Dark” will be released April 1, 2017 in Japan.
Main trailer added for movie “Survival Family” starring Fumiyo Kohinata, Eri Fukatsu, Yuki Izumisawa & Wakana Aoi. Movie is written and directed by Shinobu Yaguchi (“Waterboys“/”Swing Girls“/”Wood Job!“). The unusual premise for the film is set during a world wide electrical outage. The city of Tokyo has gone into ruins because of the outage and a man (Fumiyo Kohinata) decides to get his family out of the city.
“Survival Family” will be released February 11, 2017.
Kenichi Matsuyama will appear as L in upcoming live-action film “Death Note: Light Up The New World.” It has been 8 years since Kenichi Matsuyama last performed as L in spin-off film “L: Change the World.” He has also appeared in 2006 films “Death Note” and “Death Note: The Last Name” as L.
“Death Note: Light Up The New World” will premiere October 29, 2016 in Japan.
Main trailer added for movie “Shimajima Kaisha” starring Aoi Ito & Sakura Ando. Movie is directed by Kaze Shindo and written by Kenichiro Isoda. Story for the film revolves around a violinist (Sakura Ando) who visits a small island for a concert and a young girl (Aoi Ito) on the island with enhanced hearing.
“Shimajima Kaisha” will be released January 21, 2017 in Japan.
Filming for upcoming movie “Nidome no Natsu, Nidoto Aenai Kimi” began October 2, 2016. The photo above features Nijiro Murakami, Madoka Yoshida (‘Tancobuchin’), Rena Kato (‘AKB48’), Mana Kinjo and Yuki Yamada in character for the movie. “Nidome no Natsu, Nidoto Aenai Kimi” is based on light novel of same name by Hirotaka Akagi.
“Nidome no Natsu, Nidoto Aenai Kimi” will be released sometime during autumn, 2017 in Japan.
Here’s visuals of Kento Yamazaki and Takumi Saito in upcoming movie “Yo-Kai Watch the Movie: Sora Tobu Kujira to Daburu Sekai no Daiboken da Nyan!” Movie features a mixture of animation and live-action. For Kento Yamazaki and Takumi Saito, they will appear in live-action scenes as King Enma and Nurarihyon respectively.
“Yo-Kai Watch the Movie: Sora Tobu Kujira to Daburu Sekai no Daiboken da Nyan!” will be released December 17, 2016 in Japan.
Taishi Nakagawa and Yuna Taira are cast in upcoming live-action film “ReLIFE.” The movie is based on manga series “ReLIFE” by So Yayoi and will be directed by Takeshi Furusawa (“Love for Beginners“).
For movie “ReLIFE,” Taishi Nakagawa will play 27-year-old Arata Kaizaki. His character is unemployed and he decides to take part in a medical research program. He is then given medication that will make him look significantly younger and he is to attend high school for a year. There, he meets high school student Chizuru Hishiro played by Yuna Taira.
“ReLIFE” will be released April 15, 2017 in Japan.
New trailer added for upcoming live-action film “Death Note: Light Up The New World” starring Masahiro Higashide, Sosuke Ikematsu & Masaki Suda. The new trailer shows an actual scene from the film. In the trailer, Sakura Aoi ( Rina Kawaei) walks down a crowded street in Shibuya. She kills a passerby by writing down his name in a death note.
“Death Note: Light Up The New World” will be released October 29, 2016 in Japan.
Yuki Amami is cast in upcoming movie “Cheerdance” starring Suzu Hirose and Ayami Nakajo. Movie is based on a true story of cheerleading club in Fukui Prefecture, Japan. The team goes on to compete at a tournament in the United States. Yuki Amami will play Kaoruko Saotome. Her character is a strict instructor of the cheerleading club.
In addition, teaser trailer and main trailer for the movie has been added at AsianWiki. “Cheerdance” will be released March, 2017 in Japan.